Here at The Law Practice (UK) Ltd we believe that one of our most important assets are the people we employ.
Alexandra joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Conveyancing Assistant in November 2017 and is based in our Walsall office.
Alexandra’s role involves dealing with Land Registry, Stamp Duty online submissions and keeping regular contact with clients, estate agents and other solicitors during the conveyancing process. Alexandra is developing her knowledge and understanding of conveyancing with the support and supervision of The Law Practice.
Ashley joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in May 2016
Ashley initially joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Paralegal. He quickly progressed and subsequently began his training contract in October 2017. As a Trainee Solicitor, Ashley is involved with acting for clients in respect of business acquisitions and disposals as well as advising, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts. Ashley has a Master’s degree in Law from the University of Birmingham. Previously, he has carried out a Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution seat, that included Landlord and Tenant matters involving repossessions and disrepair claims. After having started out as a member of the Litigation department he continues to act for various trade creditor clients.
Ashan joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Conveyancing Assistant in 2017.
He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2011 with an LLB (Hons) Law Degree. Following his graduation, Ashan completed the Legal Practice Course in the College of Law. Ashan previously worked at Birmingham City Council within the Waste Enforcement Team. Whilst working with the Waste Enforcement team, Ashan’s cases have received media coverage where he successfully prosecuted criminals for their unlawful activities in Birmingham. Alongside his position at The Law Practice (UK) Ltd, Ashan is currently furthering his studies in Philosophy, Logic and Critical Thinking at The University of Birmingham.
Imran is a Licensed Conveyancer and a member of the Conveyancing Department at our head office in Walsall.
He joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in August 2014 and in August 2016 qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer. In 2012 he completed a postgraduate qualification in Law and gained valuable experience in the Personal Injury sector attaining favourable damages for his clients. Prior to pursuing a career in law, Imran graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a Marketing Retail Management degree in 2001 and worked for numerous sales companies within the FMCG sector. Imran advises clients on all aspects of the buying and selling process, including legal issues, finances and contracts.
Business Development Consultant for Walsall and the Midlands
John joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Business Development consultant for Walsall and the Midlands in September 2018.
John joins our established Business Development team to develop and manage new and existing relationships with our introducers. He brings a new approach to the role with his experience as an “end user” of legal services. John has a background in Property Finance having spent 15 years as a financial advisor. He also has experience in the New Build Sector and the unique challenges this brings.
Kiranpreet joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in April 2017.
In November 2017 Kiranpreet began her training contract and is due to qualify in May 2019. Kiranpreet manages her own conveyancing case load from start to finish under the supervision of a senior solicitor and has over 4 years’ experience working within the conveyancing sector. She attained a 2.1 (Hons) LLB Law Degree from the University of Wolverhampton and then went on to complete her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2015. Prior to joining The Law Practice, Kiranpreet worked at a High Street law firm in Birmingham dealing with Conveyancing, Wills and Probate, and has experience in a wide range of conveyancing matters including sales, purchases and transfers of equity.
Maryam is a Solicitor and Director at The Law Practice (UK) Ltd.
Maryam qualified as a Solicitor in 2002 at a city centre firm in Birmingham. She joined the practice in September 2015. Maryam is experienced in a comprehensive range of residential property work with particular emphasis on new build property transactions. Prior to working at The Law Practice (UK) Ltd, Maryam worked at Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau, during which time she developed extensive knowledge on many legal and social issues affecting the community. Maryam provides clients with holistic advice and aims to achieve the best possible solution to their problem.
Natasha joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in 2017 as Personal Assistant to Managing Director and Head of the Commercial Department, Paul Harris
Her duties include coordinating meetings, typing from audio and administrative support allowing Paul to focus his efforts on achieving the best results for clients. Natasha prides herself on her attention to detail and organisation skills.
Natalie joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as an Accounts Manager in 2014.
Natalie has undertaken all relevant training for the SRA Accounts Rules and has over 16 years’ experience. She is responsible for client account transactions for various legal matters. Natalie has a professional approach and proven track record in previous accountancy roles.
Nickeisha is a Paralegal and a member of the conveyancing department at our head office in Walsall. She joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in July 2017.
Nickeisha attained LLB Hons Law 2:1, Legal Practice and LLM (Masters of Law) at the University of Wolverhampton and prior to joining the team, volunteered at a private practice specialising in Property and Family Law. Nickeisha works in our Conveyancing Department dealing with property freehold and leasehold transactions. Her duties include raising contractual enquiries, search enquiries, draft mortgage deed and report, search report, title reports, post and pre-completion matter, arranging indemnities and clients ID verification. She takes pride in her work and is very keen to venture into other areas of law within The Law Practice (UK) Ltd to further progress her career.
Paul Harris took over management of The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in 2013 and has been the driving force behind it ever since.
Paul qualified in 1985 with the Chartered Institution of Legal Executives. He strives to achieve innovative solutions to his clients’ legal issues. His breadth of knowledge in all areas of Litigation and Commercial and Private Client stems from over 30 years’ experience in the following matters; Commercial Contract Litigation, Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution, Property Litigation and High Net Worth Private Client Representation including representation before the Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court and the European Court.
Poppi joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Legal Assistant in January 2018.
She joined the team immediately after leaving school to pursue her career in the industry after studying law at school. Poppi assists in the Civil Litigation and Commercial Dispute Resolution departments in our Walsall office.
Samah joined The Law Practice (UK) Limited as a Legal Assistant in September 2018.
After completing her studies in business and law at Matthew Bolton College, Samah joined our Commercial and Litigation department in our Walsall Office. Samah provides support to fee earners as well as administrative support across the business.
Sandra joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a receptionist in January 2017.
Sandra is based at our head office in Walsall and is the first point of contact for our clients. Her wealth of experience makes her a great asset to the firm. She is responsible for greeting visitors, taking and managing all incoming phone calls and provides administration support when required.
Sanjeev joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Manager at our Walsall office in 2013.
Sanjeev trained at Foster Johnston Oldfield Solicitors under the supervision of David Johnston and Paul Harris and qualified in 2005. Sanjeev has extensive experience in both commercial and residential conveyancing and worked with many large property developers such as Barratt Homes and Persimmon Homes.
Sarah is a Conveyancing Executive in the Conveyancing Department based at our Walsall office.
Sarah joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in 2016 and has significant experience in a wide range of transactions including; mortgages, title defects and matrimonial transfers. Sarah has over 30 years Conveyancing experience. She began her career in conveyancing at Johnston and Co in Walsall before moving to Cox McQueen Howard Tain in Aldridge. She is well known in the Walsall community among local estate agents, mortgage brokers and investor clients.
Saskia joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Conveyancing Assistant in February 2014
She has over 6 years’ experience in residential property law; successfully dealing with freehold and leasehold sales, purchases, transfers of equity, re-mortgages and title splits. Saskia has a broad understanding of all the financial aspects of a transaction, including apportionment of rent and service charges, as well as paying Stamp Duty Land Tax. She currently assists the Conveyancing Department with the various areas of residential and commercial property, including lease transactions.
Zoe joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in March 2016.
Zoe initially joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Paralegal within our Litigation Department concentrating on Regulatory matters involving financial miss-selling to high net worth individuals. Zoe qualified as a Solicitor in October 2018 having undertook seats in our Litigation, Commercial, Employment and Family departments. Zoe works in our Litigation Department focusing on civil claims of any value, from small claims matters to complex multi-track disputes in the County Court including contractual disputes and debt recovery. Zoe also provides advice on divorce and family matters. Prior to joining The Law Practice in March 2016, Zoe worked in an advisory Human Resources position where she gained a broad knowledge and experience in Employment Law. Zoe obtained a 2:1 (Hons) LLB Law Degree from Nottingham Trent University in 2012, before completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Law in Birmingham.
Great Barr Birmingham
Bernard joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Solicitor and Director in November 2016.
Bernard qualified as a Solicitor in 1970 at College of Law. Bernard has, for many years, practised as Shepherds Solicitors in Great Barr and is experienced in commercial work, domestic property transactions, wills and probate, lasting powers of attorney and private client work. As a renowned member of the legal community in the Birmingham and West Midlands area, Bernard is President of the West Midland Association of Law Societies. Bernard prides himself in his ability to create lasting relationships by listening to his clients, providing honest and straightforward advice as a priority.
Shanel joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in June 2007.
She is based in our Great Barr office and works under the close supervision of Bernard Shepherd assisting him on Property Law and Private Client matters. Shanel assists Bernard on Conveyancing matters from initial instruct to completion which includes sales and purchase of both freehold and leasehold properties.
Amanda joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Conveyancing Executive in April 2018 and is based in our Elstree office.
Amanda advises clients on all aspects of the buying and selling process for both residential and commercial properties, and prides herself on her efficiency and attention to detail. She graduated from Bournemouth University, having attained a 2:1 in Law. Amanda has acquired a vast range of experience working for First Tier law firms in the Commercial Property Sector. She has also a wealth of experience in residential property law having dealt with high value acquisitions and disposals for high net worth individuals.
Dhanisha joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Paralegal in May 2018.
She is based at our office in Elstree. Dhanisha assists with conveyancing matters from the initial client paperwork up to post-completions and undertakes right to buy property transactions. She is a shrewd and commercial negotiator, who adopts a creative approach to resolving civil disputes without the recourse to courts. Dhanisha is currently studying with the Open University and will attain her undergraduate LLP (Hons) degree in June 2018. Prior to working at The Law Practice, Dhanisha gained invaluable first-hand court experience of 8 months; note taking throughout a 60-Million-pound tax fraud case for over seven months with Morgan Rose Solicitors, family law experience from Judge Law Ltd and shadowed Jo Sidhu QC of Bedford Row Chambers on a murder trial. Dhanisha aspires to be a successful solicitor and will be embarking on the postgraduate LLM-LPC course with the University of Law in September 2018.
Gurdev joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Conveyancing and Personal Assistant to Director Trevor Nathan in 2014.
Gurdev has been Trevor’s Personal Assistant for the past 12 years and has built up a close rapport with his clients. Gurdev has had a variety of Secretarial and book-keeping jobs, working for the Ealing Study Centre, Ealing Family Housing Association, Hounslow and Spelthorne Health Authority and Cranford Adult Education Centre. Before joining Trevor, she worked first for Anderson Chartered Surveyors and then for Mackenzie Solicitors.
Trevor joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as a Consultant Solicitor and Director in 2014, establishing the London office and specialising in Property and Company Matters and Wills, Probate and Trusts.
He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Government as well as a Diploma in English Law. For most of his career Trevor was a Senior Partner in a Central London firm where he specialised in Commercial Property, Company and Commercial Matters, as well as keeping up his servicing of private clients, dealing with Probate, Wills and Trusts. In 1990, following the revolutions in Eastern Europe, his firm was the first Western European Practice to open a representative office in Bucharest, Romania and for some years made monthly visits there.
Head of Business Development
Katie joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd as the Head of Business Development in 2016
Katie develops the productivity of our current offices, manages internal development using new systems and expands the brand with the opening of new offices. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in business management within legal firms and has also previously worked within sales for new build developments in Australia. Her expertise ranges from creating conveyancing opportunities by building relationships with refers to advising businesses on areas to target as well as projected work flow.
Kristina joined The Law Practice (UK) Ltd in March 2018 as Personal Assistant to Head of Business Development, Katie Lawley.
Kristina has extensive experience having held positions in senior administration, sales and marketing. She oversees Katie’s schedule and provides administrative support allowing Katie to focus her efforts on business development. In addition, Kristina manages The Law Practice’s blog posts and social media platforms. She prides herself on her efficiency, organisational skills and positive attitude.
Our Services: Whether Personal or Business
The Law Practice provides an extensive range of legal services to private clients and businesses across offices in Walsall, Great Barr, Shoreham-By-Sea and London. From the individual to the blue chip company we have the experience to deliver an expert range of legal services at very reasonable prices.