Our Team

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Adriana Holmes
Conveyancing Director, Derby Branch
Adriana Holmes
Conveyancing Director, Derby Branch

Adriana Holmes

Adriana is a Licensed Conveyancer, who qualified in December 2017 and has worked at Sort Legal since its inception in 2016. In her spare time, she likes watching films, enjoys walks in our Derbyshire countryside and spends time with her family.

Qualifications: Licensed Conveyancer

Angeliki Angeli
Business Administration Executive
Angeliki Angeli
Business Administration Executive

Angeliki Angeli

Angeliki has been working in conveyancing for 4 years, but she had worked in a legal/secretarial role for the previous 5 years. She has a law degree and she was a qualified lawyer in Greece.
In her spare time she enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and cooking for her loved ones.

Annie Russell
Conveyancing Assistant
Annie Russell
Conveyancing Assistant

Annie Russell

Annie has a LLB Law degree and a LLM Law Masters with legal practice. In her spare time, Annie enjoys watching formula 1, going to the gym and drinking Yorkshire tea to remind her of her roots.

Azim Griffith
Conveyancing Assistant
Azim Griffith
Conveyancing Assistant

Azim Griffith

Azim is a Conveyancing Assistant and has been working in the industry for the past two years with great satisfaction. He is looking foward to further developing in his Conveyancing career here at Sort Legal.
In his spare time, you'll find Azim spending time with his son, in the gym, playing table tennis or exploring different Caribbean cuisines in the kitchen.
Qualifications LL.B 2011, LL.M 2012, Professional Diploma at BPTC 2014 and currently undertaking the CLC Level 6 course to qualify as a licensed conveyancer in 2022.

Bryan Cantor
Remortgage Assistant
Bryan Cantor
Remortgage Assistant

Bryan Cantor

Bryan Graduated LLB Law with a 2:1 at the University of Derby in 2019. He was previously a bar tender before joining Sort Legal as part of the Remortgage team. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys reading, playing football and playing guitar.

Catherine Alexander
Conveyancing Team Leader
Catherine Alexander
Conveyancing Team Leader

Catherine Alexander

Catherine is a Graduate Member of Chartered Institute of Legal Executives working on the final aspect of her training to become a fellow. She has been working within a private Practice environment for the last 14 years in a busy residential conveyancing department dealing with all aspects of the conveyancing process from purchases, sales, remortgages and transfers of equity.
In her spare time, Catherine plays netball, enjoys running and has completed several half marathons and a full marathon. She recently became a trustee of a local Charity and also enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Charley Sims
Trainee Legal Cashier
Charley Sims
Trainee Legal Cashier

Charley Sims

Charlie studied A-Levels after her GCSEs. She has always loved maths, which is why she had an aspiration to into a finance based career. She is currently training to be a Legal Cashier while completing her AAT Level 3 apprenticeship to be an Assistant Accountant.

Charlotte Brown
Conveyancing Paralegal
Charlotte Brown
Conveyancing Paralegal

Charlotte Brown

Charlotte started working towards her desired legal career by beginning an LLB Law Degree in 2013, followed by the Legal Practice Course in 2016. She has worked in a number of roles and fields before starting her career in Conveyancing in January 2020. Her current role at Sort Legal is Conveyancing Paralegal and she is now working towards obtaining Qualified Conveyancer status, having started her level 6 CLC (Council for Licenced Conveyancers) Course.
In her spare time, Charlotte enjoys hiking, looking after her 3 German Shepherds and being, in her own words, ‘the best Auntie ever’. Her biggest hiking success was completing the Ben Macdui and Cairngorm walk in September last year, alongside completing the 1 million step challenge, which she undertook to raise money for Diabetes UK.

Chris Buckenham
Conveyancing Assistant
Chris Buckenham
Conveyancing Assistant

Chris Buckenham

After a recent career change from IT support for a high street bank following a degree in Computer Networks and Security, Christopher is now Conveyancing Assistant to Adriana Holmes with over 3 years Conveyancing experience and over 20 years customer service experience.
In his spare time Christopher likes to draw, paint, read and spend time with his family.

Dione Hopkins
Post Completion Apprentice
Dione Hopkins
Post Completion Apprentice

Dione Hopkins

Dione works as an apprentice for the Post Completion team at Sort Legal. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, going on walks and loves watching crime documentaries! On the weekends Dione is usually out socialising with her friends or family.

Elliott Pipes
Conveyancing Assistant
Elliott Pipes
Conveyancing Assistant

Elliott Pipes

Elliot recently joined the team as a legal assistant for Sort Legal. In his spare time he enjoys socialising with friends, driving in his car and listening to music. He also runs his own clothing brand and loves nothing more than a night out.

Emily Howard
Remortgage Team Leader
Emily Howard
Remortgage Team Leader

Emily Howard

Emily has worked in Conveyancing since 2014, working in all areas. She joined Sort Legal in 2019 and has a real passion for teaching, developing and assisting a thriving team. Emily takes a lot of pride in keeping clients happy and informed in what can be a stressful time.
Outside of work, Emily enjoy walking her dog, doing up her house with her partner and dreams of having a small holding with rescued farm animals.

Faiza Saghir
Remortgage Apprentice
Faiza Saghir
Remortgage Apprentice

Faiza Saghir

Fazia is a Remortgage Admin Apprentice who is half way through her Level 3 Business Admin Apprenticeship. She provides valuable assistance to the Remortgage team and enjoys keeping them on their toes. In her spare time, she enjoys socialising with friends and family.

Gemma Grange
Post Completion Paralegal
Gemma Grange
Post Completion Paralegal

Gemma Grange

Gemma has worked in Post Completion for almost 4 years and have been at Sort Legal as part of the Post Completion team for 2 and a half years. Outside of work, she enjoys going to football and ice hockey games, going on long walks with her dog Tommy and socialising with friends.

Hannah Whittle
Conveyancing Solicitor
Hannah Whittle
Conveyancing Solicitor

Hannah Whittle

Hannah qualified in 2018 in a local firm and specialised in Conveyancing, Private client and Criminal law. However, she has been working in the industry for 7 years now.
During her spare time, Hannah likes travelling, which include regular trips to Australia to visit family, long walks in the Brecon Beacons and socialising with friends.
Qualifications: Solicitor, BA LLB Honours, Lexis Nexis and West Law System Navigation

Helen Price
Conveyancing Assistant
Helen Price
Conveyancing Assistant

Helen Price

Helen is a Conveyancing Assistant and completed her law degree at Cardiff University in 2015. In her spare time she loves solo travelling and has visited 20 countries so far, including living in Australia for one year. Helen's lifetime goal is to cisit as many of the 195 countries as she possibly can. She also enjoys spa days, day trips, visiting the beach and socialising with friends.

Husnan Zakar
Trainee Legal Cashier
Husnan Zakar
Trainee Legal Cashier

Husnan Zakar

Husnan left school in 2020 and went on to study AAT Accounting Level 2 and achieved a distinction. Prior to working at Sort Legal, he worked at a small Accounts firm. He is currently studying AAT Level 3 whilst working as a Trainee Legal Cashier. In his spare time, Husnan enjoys playing cricket.

Jagroop Bains
Post Completion Apprentice
Jagroop Bains
Post Completion Apprentice

Jagroop Bains

Jagroop is working hard towards his Level 3 Qualification in Business Administration. In his spare time, Jagroop enjoys playing football and spending time with family.

Janet Quinlan-Jones
Remortgage Team Manager
Janet Quinlan-Jones
Remortgage Team Manager

Janet Quinlan-Jones

Janet qualified as a Solicitor in 2003 and has vast experience of all aspects of conveyancing. She has previously worked at various law firms across the Midlands/Staffordshire area, gaining a wealth of experience across a broad spectrum of property, land and complex title transactions. She prides herself in always doing her upmost to provide a friendly and professional service to her clients, taking a proactive approach to reduce her clients anxiety by efficiently handing the conveyancing process to try to make it run as smoothly as possible.
In her spare time, Janet enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 teenage children and loves going for long walks with their sprocker spaniel, Archie. She also loves socialising with friends and travelling.
Qualifications: Solicitor

Jordan Tunnicliffe
Remortgage Paralegal
Jordan Tunnicliffe
Remortgage Paralegal

Jordan Tunnicliffe

Jordan has been with the business since it's starting days in October 2016 and is a Remortgage Paralegal. He won the Rising Star of the year category at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards in 2019 and in the same year was Finalist at the LFS Awards for Young Conveyancer of the year. In his spare time, he likes playing and watching football. He enjoys spending time with family and being outdoors.

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