Meet the Residential Property Team

We have a team of lawyers, supervised by solicitors, that collectively have more than 50 years of experience in residential property. They’re supervised and supported by our senior management team, who are also experts in conveyancing.

 

 

Meet the Residential Property Team

We have 25 lawyers that are supervised by 2 solicitors and collectively have more than 50 years of experience in residential property. They’re supervised and supported by our senior management team, who are also experts in conveyancing.

Meet the Residential Property Team

We have 25 lawyers that are supervised by 2 solicitors and collectively have more than 50 years of experience in residential property. They’re supervised and supported by our senior management team, who are also experts in conveyancing.

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We’re a part of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme and are on the panels of more than 130 mortgage lenders, including all the major names. This means that we can make sure that you’re introduced to a lawyer that knows exactly what you need. So, whether you’re buying or selling a house or a flat for yourself (new build, buy to let, shared ownership, first time buyer or otherwise…)we can help.

Need help refinancing or remortgaging? No problem. We can help with that, too.  

Executive team

Rachel Walton

Solicitor and Director of Legal Operations

I have 35 years’ experience as a solicitor. Im proud to be the Director of Legal Operations, leading a dynamic team committed to serve their clients.   

Email: Rachel.Walton@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Management Team: Residential Conveyancing

Julie Makin

Head of Conveyancing

I’ve worked in conveyancing for over 20 years and have managed large departments undertaking work from major referrers, brokers and lenders.

Email:  julie.makin@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Management Team: Remortgage

Charlotte Nowak

Head of Remortgage

I have more than 5 years’ experience in conveyancing and work on all aspects of remortgaging and transfers of equity. I’ve been Head of Department for approximately 3 years. 

Email: charlotte.nowak@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Meet our team

Lauren Taylor

Trainee Solicitor

I’ve worked in conveyancing for over 4 years. In this time, I’ve completed my LPC and am now a trainee solicitor

Email: lauren.taylor@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Kirsty Rowett

Solicitor

Kirsty Rowett is a solicitor at Beaumont Legal, based in our Wakefield office. Working in conveyancing since 2013 and qualifying in 2016, Kirsty brought a  wealth of experience with her when she joined us in December 2019. Kirsty works on a range of matters, including leasehold and free hold sales and purchases, right-to-buy purchases, complex re-mortgage transactions and limited company transactions.

Email: kirsty.rowett@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

James Gent

Solicitor

James is a solicitor at Beaumont Legal, based in the Wakefield office. James joined Beaumont as a legal assistant in May 2014 and progressed internally, qualifying as a solicitor in June 2018. James advises clients on a range of matters, including freehold, leasehold and unregistered sales/purchases, transfers of equity and shared ownership.

Email: james.gent@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Hannah Brown

Solicitor

Hannah is a conveyancing solicitor at Beaumont Legal. Based in our Wakefield office, Hannah joined the Beaumont team in May 2013 and qualified in September 2016. Hannah handles a range of matters for our clients, including freehold and leasehold sales and purchases.

Email: hannah.brown@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Jordan Knowles

Trainee Solicitor

I’ve worked in conveyancing for 4 years. Since starting in 2015, I’ve completed my LPC and am now a proud trainee solicitor.

Email: jordan.knowles@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Mark Blackburn

Solicitor

Mark Blackburn is a solicitor at Beaumont Legal. Based in our Wakefield office, Mark joined us in August 2015 and qualified as a solicitor in September 2019. With a Law (exempting) Master of Law from the University of Huddersfield, Mark supports our clients with a range of matters, including: freeholds and leasehold sales and purchases, lease extensions, unregistered land and limited company sales, purchases and re-mortgages.

Email: mark.blackburn@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Julie Powell

Solicitor

Julie Powell is a solicitor at Beaumont Legal, based in our Wakefield office. Julie qualified in 2001 and joined the Beaumont team in April 2020, specialising in equity release and all types of residential conveyancing including complex shared ownership/unregistered/leasehold and freehold transactions.

Email: julie.powell@beaumont-legal.co.uk 

Karolina Labecka

Solicitor

Karolina Labecka qualified as a solicitor and joined Beaumont Legal in April 2020. Based in our Wakefield office, Karolina’s conveyancing career began in 2016 and handles freehold and leasehold transactions on both sale and purchase matters.

Email: karolina.labecka@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Lee Wood

Technical Conveyancer

Lee Wood is a technical conveyancer, based in our Wakefield office. Completing his postgraduate diploma in legal practice in 1996 and qualifying in 1998, Lee has over 20 years’ experience and joined Beaumont Legal in January 2020. Handling thousands of matters over his career, Lee specialises in complex residential conveyancing.

Email: lee.wood@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Amata Ikwele

Solicitor

Amata joined Beaumont Legal in April 2021 as a Solicitor. After graduating from the University of Wolverhampton in 2015, she obtained her MSc in Law, Business and Management from the University of Law. Amata qualified as a Solicitor in November 2019 and has since gained a wide range of experience in conveyancing handling over 100 matters so far.

During Amata’s spare time she enjoys DIY home decor projects as well as baking and going on walks.

Email: amata.ikwele@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Khansa Iqbal

Solicitor

Khansa became a part of the Beaumont Legal team in July 2021 working as a Case Handler. After qualifying in 2008 and working in conveyancing for 6 years, Khansa has also worked in family law, dealing with domestic violence, children matters and divorces.

Khansa is experienced in residential conveyancing freehold and leasehold both sale and purchase.

Email: khansa.iqbal@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Kirandeep Attwal

Case handler

De MontFort University – BA Hons in Business and Management

Kirandeep became a part of the Beaumont team in September 2021 working as a Case Handler. After over 3 years in the conveyancing department, Kirandeep specialises in a number of matters and deals with enquiries (sales and purchase), dealing with leasehold files and completing exchange and completions.

Away from work, Kirandeep has a passion for cars and enjoys attending car events or keeping active by going to the gym and venturing out on regular bike rides.

kirandeep.attwal@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Harjinder Kaur

Solicitor & Team Leader

Harjinder Kaur is a solicitor and team leader based in our Ashby office.  Harjinder studied for her degree and LPC part-time whilst working full-time and bringing up her family.  Harjinder graduated from the University of Wolverhampton in 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2014.

She joined the team at Beaumont Legal in October 2021.  Since qualifying in 2014 Harjinder has dealt with numerous conveyancing matters, including freeholds, leaseholds, shared ownerships and new builds (including Help to Buy).

Away from work Harjinder enjoys spending time with her family, reading, travelling and going on walks.

harjinder.kaur@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Luke Kirk

Remortgage Case Handler 

I have 6 years remortgage experience. Dealing with freehold and leasehold transactions together with transfers of equities, shared ownership and SDLT matters. 

Email: luke.kirk@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Jordan Battye

Remortgage Legal Assistant

I work on remortgage cases and have worked for the firm for 6 years. 

Email: jordan.battye@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Bethan Clements-Hunt

Case Handler 

Bethan is a case handler based in our Wakefield office. Bethan joined Beaumont Legal in 2017 after completing her law degree, and completed the LPC in 2020. Bethan assists her clients with a range of matters, including freehold, leasehold and new build properties

Email: bethan.clements-hunt@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Laura Normington

Solicitor 

Laura is a solicitor in our Wakefield office. Laura began her career at Beaumont Legal in November 2015, completed the LPC in 2018 and qualified as a solicitor in October 2020. Laura has handled thousands of conveyancing matters, with vast experience in freehold, leasehold and re-mortgage transactions.

Email: laura.normington@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Giovanna Gravante

Solicitor & Team Leader

Giovanna Gravante is a solicitor and team manager based in our Wakefield office. Giovanna has over 11 years’ experience in conveyancing, completely the LPC in 2009, qualifying as a solicitor in February 2013 and joining Beaumont Legal in December 2013. Giovanna works closely with our referrers, clients and her team and oversees all types of transactions – from freehold sales to shared ownership purchases.

Email: giovanna.gravante@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Andrew Graham

Solicitor

Andrew Graham is a solicitor at Beaumont Legal. Qualifying in 2005, Andrew has 18 years of conveyancing experience – handling thousands of matters. Since joining us in November 2020, Andrew has supported our clients with a range of conveyancing matters, including new builds, government schemes such as Help to Buy and complex leaseholds.

Email: andrew.graham@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Megan Fisher

Conveyancer

Megan is a conveyancer at Beaumont Legal, with a first class LLM with integrated LPC. Megan has over four years’ experience in handling a range of property transactions.

Email: megan.fisher@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Emily Preece

Post Completion

Emily joined the Beaumont Legal team in June 2021 as a Post Completion Assistant. After gaining various diplomas in business administration, social media, digital marketing and TV and film, Emily has now been working in the conveyancing sector for a number of years.

Outside of work, Emily enjoys listening to music, reading and attending music festivals.

Email: emily.preece@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Natalya Platts

Solicitor

Natalya is a qualified solicitor at Beaumont legal, managing a team of conveyancers in our Wakefield office – overseeing transactions and ensuring our clients receive the best quality service.

Email: natalya.platt@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Jessica Carnell

Post completions assistant

University of Huddersfield – 1st class LLB(Hons) Law

jessica.carnell@beaumont-legal.co.uk 

Jessica joined the team at Beaumont Legal in September 2021 as a Post Completions Assistant. Master of Law and Practice with commendation were both completed at the University of Huddersfield from 2017-2021.

During Jessica’s spare time she enjoys going on long walks with her dogs and visiting new places.

Michelle Peace

Residential Conveyancing Team Leader

Michelle joined the team in October 2021 as a Residential Conveyancing Team Leader. With over 19 years of experience within the conveyancing industry, Michelle also managed a team of conveyancers during the SDLT holiday, ensuring that everything was done to meet tight deadlines and maintain a quality service to customers. 

Michelle is responsible for mentoring junior staff and assisting the team with any queries. Over the course of Michelle’s career as a conveyancer, she has handled a comprehensive caseload, handling a range of matters including freehold and leasehold sale and purchase, lease extensions, deed of variation, surrender and re-grant and deed of easements.

A complex case handled by Michelle before involved a purchase of a property that had been landlocked through the owner selling off land without retaining rights of way including a right to access the property over the accessway/driveway. Luckily the neighbouring property, who then owned the accessway/driveway, agreed to grant an easement to the seller to allow the title to be rectified.

Outside of work, Michelle enjoys spending quality time with family, visiting different places and socialising with friends.

Email: Michelle.peace@beaumont-legal.co.uk

0345 122 8783

Oliver Dyson

Conveyancer

Oliver joined the team at Beaumont Legal in November 2021 as a Conveyancer. With other six years of experience within the conveyancing department, Oliver has handled thousands of cases including matters such as freehold sales and purchases, leasehold sales and purchases and auction sales and purchases.

During the course of Oliver’s time as a conveyancer he handled a memorable case where he acted for a client with a severely disable son. The son wasn’t able to reside in the flat with the clients as it was not suitable for all heavy equipment needed as he was living in a hospice. The client was keen to purchase so the family could live together, on completion Oliver received a photo of the client’s son sat in the front door of the building holding the key to the property.

Away from work, Oliver enjoys playing golf, football, cricket or walking/hiking. Oliver also owns a horse with his partner and so spends a lot of his spare time at the livery yard or eventing shows.

Email: oliver.dyson@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Lauren Rose

Conveyancing Assistant

Lauren joined the team in December 2021 as a Conveyancing Assistant. With a number of years of experience already within this department, Lauren will be available to answer any questions you may have during your transaction and will be ensuring our customers have a smooth journey from start to finish.

During Lauren’s spare time, she enjoys going on walks, reading and spending time with her children.  

Email: lauren.rose@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Shanice Ahmed

Remortgage Case Handler

Shanice is a case handler in our re-mortgage department, based in Wakefield. Shanice joined Beaumont Legal in May 2018 as an administrator and has progressed internally to a case handler, while currently studying for her Law LLB. Shanice assists with a number of matters, included dealing with freehold and leasehold re-mortgages, transfers of equity, SDLT calculations and drafting legal documentation.

Email: shanice.ahmed@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Molly Shutt

Case Handler

’m a remortgage case handler and have worked with the firm since 2018. I started as a graduate case handler here originally.

Email: molly.shutt@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Amrit Gill

Solicitor  

Ive been a solicitor for 4 years specialising in conveyancing. I run my own caseloads for conveyancing. I have experience in freehold, leasehold and new build transactions. 

Email: amrit.gill@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Dominic Stait

Case Handler  

Ive been with the firm since 2017. I’m in the second year of my LPC and work on both freehold and leasehold conveyancing cases. 

Email: dominic.stait@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Nicola Crossley

Training Principal  

Nicola is our training principle/director at Beaumont Legal, based in our Wakefield office. Nicola qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and joined Beaumont in November 2016, becoming a director in August 2019. Nicola oversees the training of our trainee solicitors and training of all aspects of conveyancing, including compliance.

Email: nicola.crossley@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Rachel Howell

Licensed Conveyancer

Rachel Howell is a licensed conveyancer based in our Castle Donington office. Rachel has been working in conveyancing since 2010, qualifying in 2016 and joined Beaumont Legal in April 2019. Rachel has worked on a range of conveyancing matters and specialises in new builds and shared ownership.

Email: rachel.howell@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Damaride Martini

Remortgage Case Handler

Damaride Martini is a remortgage case handler, based in our Wakefield office. With a Masters of Law (LLM) and two and half years’ experience, Damaride joined us in June 2018 and is currently studying the LPC.

Email: damaride.martini@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Natania Savjani

Case Handler

Natania is a case handler in our Castle Donnington office. Starting her conveyancing career in 2012 and joining Beaumont Legal in January 2017, Natania completed the LPC in 2010 and has handled over 100 conveyancing matters.

Email: natania.savjani@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Laura Wilkes

Remortgage Case Handler

Laura is a case handler in the re-mortgage department here at Beaumont Legal, with four years’ re-mortgage experience. Laura joined us in December 2018 and is currently studying her LPC and has experience in managing both leasehold and freehold property matters.

Email: laura.wilkes@beaumont-legal.co.uk

 

Samuel Johnson

Conveyancing Assistant

Samuel joined the Beaumont Legal team in July 2021 as a Conveyancing assistant. Over the course of Samuel’s years in conveyancing, he has handled a remortgage caseload of over 300 cases picking up experience in money laundering checks and remortgages.

Away from work, Samuel enjoys reading or spending time creating woodwork.

Email: samuel.johnson@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Joanne Bowmer

Conveyancer

Joanne joined the Beaumont Legal team in July 2021 as a Conveyancer. Joanne first began her career as a legal assistant in post completion work, and undertook part-time study to become qualified in 2005.

With over 20 years in the industry, Joanne specialises in unregistered conveyancing and problematic/complex transactions. Joanne is a member of the society of licensed conveyancers and a member of the CILEX specialist reference group. Alongside this, Joanne is an honorary member of the New York City Paralegal Association.

Away from work, Joanne is training to be a sommelier and learning to ski.

Email: joanne.bowmer@beaumont-legal.co.uk

Adrian Evans

Conveyancing Assistant

Adrian joined the Beaumont Legal team in November 2021 as a Conveyancing Assistant. With experience already in the Conveyancing department, Adrian will be available to answer any questions you may have during your transaction and will be ensuring our customers have a smooth journey from start to finish.

Outside of work, Adrian enjoys reading fantasy books, gaming and listening to rock music.

Email: adrian.evans@beaumont-legal.co.uk

0345 122 8788

Gypsy Goldthorpe

Junior Conveyancing Case Handler

Gypsy.goldthorpe@beaumont-legal.co.uk

0345 122 8771

Gypsy joined the Beaumont Legal team in January 2022  as a Junior Conveyancing Case Handler. With over 8 years of experience, Gypsy has experience with freehold, leasehold, repossession, unregistered and new build properties. She has also dealt with Grant of Probate sales and retirement properties.

Outside of work, Gypsy is a Hockey Umpire for Yorkshire. She also enjoys taking her dog on walks with her husband and travelling and exploring new places.

At Beaumont Legal, experience is everything

We’ve helped more than 70,000 people buy, sell or remortgage their home

The number of brokers, estate agents and solicitors we’ve worked with

For two centuries, Beaumont Legal has been a key legal firm in the UK

Our awards reflect our reputation in the industry. It’s a good one.

About Beaumont Legal

We’re a strong, digital-first legal team with a caring core.

Yorkshire heart, UK mind

While we love our head office in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, our reach is far and wide. We have customers from across the UK.

People first

Buying a house, dealing with a loss or trying to resolve a dispute can be a stressful time. We understand this, so have hired a team of warm, friendly staff who are always happy to help.

Up with the times

We’re a forward-thinking company, utilising technology to better our services. Our primary offering for legal services is all online, meaning no lengthy face-to-face meetings or waiting on hold on the phone.

Have a question? Our friendly team can help you out, so get in touch.

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