Meet the Team

A closer look at our hard working team who work with you to make your experience with us second to none.

Aaron Spencer

Administration

Head of Finance

aaron.spencer@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Aaron has been in the Finance department at NFL now for over 7 years.  Prior to this, Aaron was a member of the Royal Navy travelling the world as a Radar and Sonar specialist.  Having previously gained an AAT level 2 foundation and then an AAT level 3 diploma in accounting, he has climbed the ladder quickly at NFL from starting out as a Financial Assistant to being the Head of Finance.  Aaron heads up the Finance team at NFL and is keen to continue learning new skills and making the department as efficient as possible.  Outside of work Aaron is a sports fan, both playing and watching, as well as spending time with his family and dogs.

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Ankita Ubeja

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Solicitor

ankita.ubeja@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Ankita is a highly experienced and qualified Solicitor who has worked in Property Law in the UK for over 8 years.  Prior to this, Ankita practiced in India where she is also qualified.  She is experienced in many areas and aspects of Property Law including Residential Sales and Purchases, Transfers of Equity and Re-mortgages to name but a few.  Ankita is based at our Hockley office.

Carol Tyler

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

carol.tyler@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Carol has over 15 years’ experience in  Conveyancing and specialises in New Build plot purchases and related sales. Carol heads up a team of assistants and ensures that only the highest standards are maintained throughout any transactions that she and the team are dealing with.  Carol works closely with some of the biggest regional and national housing developers to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible.  Carol’s hobbies and interests include eating and drinking out.

Cassie Davies

Residential & New Build Conveyancing

Managing Director

cassie.davies@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Cassie has over 20 years’ experience in Property Law with a particular focus on property development work, she has been the Managing Director of NFL since 2014 and heads up the management team within the firm.  Under Cassie’s leadership, the business has introduced new teams, new branches and diversified greatly in services it can now offer within the sector, whilst continuing to adopt modern practices firmwide.  Cassie’s goals for NFL are for it to provide the best service possible for our existing, and new clients whilst upholding our already strong reputation.  NFL is very much a modern Law firm with traditional values as well as having a strong community focus.

Charlotte Murphy

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

charlotte.murphy@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Charlotte has over 4 years’ experience in  Conveyancing having previously been a Legal Secretary in London.  Charlotte holds a Legal Secretary Diploma. Charlotte is a Conveyancing Executive in the New Build team, working closely with established property developers nationwide.  Charlotte is based at our Benfleet office and is keen to further her career within the industry and firm and to progress as far as possible!

Cheryl Buxton

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

cheryl.buxton@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Cheryl has over 25 years’ experience in Conveyancing and specialises in New Build plot purchases and related sales.  Cheryl jointly heads up a structured team who offer an excellent service to all clients throughout the process, working closely with some of the biggest regional and national housing developers.  If you are looking to buy a New Build Property, then Cheryl and Nairnsey Fisher & Lewis aim to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible
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Chloe Hornsby-Gibbs

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

chloe.horsby-gibbs@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Chloe Trowsdale

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

chloe.trowsdale@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Chloe joined the firm under the kickstart scheme in January 2022 and has been gaining experience in both the administrative side of the firm as well as in the new build team, working on plot sales.  Her mission at NFL is to develop her legal career as much as possible and to carve out an occupation in the sector.  Chloe works at our Benfleet office and can be seen spending time with family outside of work.
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Crystal Carlton

Administration

Admin & Accounts Asst

crystal.carlton@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Crystal’s role is a varied one, incorporating legal cashier work as well as the administration of multiple aspects of the business.  Crystal has a strong background and qualifications in Graphic and Visual Design which she utilises within the business.  Crystal is positioned at our Benfleet office and outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the theatres in West End, Art, Music and Podcasts.

Danielle Fox

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Director, Senior Partner, HOLP

danielle.fox@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Danielle is a qualified Solicitor and Licensed Conveyancer who has been working in the Conveyancing sector since 2002.  She is experienced in many areas and aspects of property law.  She runs a highly structured team who offer an excellent service to all clients throughout the process.  Outside of work Danielle can either be found playing sport or following her passion for interior design and property development.

David Carter

Practice Manager

Senior Partner

david.carter@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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David has over 19 Years’ experience of working within growing businesses ensuring all areas of the business run smoothly and evolve.  At NFL he works in such a areas as finance, compliance, HR, change management, IT and business support, project management, facilities, security, business development and marketing, event management to name a few.  David started at NFL in 2016 as Head of IT, then advanced to Practice Manager in 2017 and then Partner in 2020.  Outside of work David can either be found playing football or spending time with family and friends.

Frances Hatfield

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

frances.hatfield@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Frances has over 40 years’ experience in many areas of Residential Conveyancing including Purchases and Sales.  She also has Private Client experience and has aided in the formation of Wills and assisted with Probate matters. Frances’s hobbies and interests include Reading, Sewing, Swimming and Dancing. Frances is based at our Hockley office and always tries her best to help our clients.  If you are looking to buy or sell your home, then Frances and Nairnsey Fisher & Lewis aim to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible.
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Chelsey Singleton

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Client Enquiry Specialist

chelsey.singleton@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Chelsey is a Client Enquiry Specialist  helping our clients with their conveyancing journey at NFL.  Chelsey has previously worked as a Legal Assistant giving her the technical knowledge, on top of her approachable nature, which is a perfect mix to aid our clients as and when they need it  Chelsey is based at our Benfleet office.

Joanne Owen

Private Client

Partner

joanne.owen@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01277 286530

High Street, Billericay

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Joanne has been working in the Private Client sector for over 25 years’ and a Partner at NFL since 2020.  She has lots of experience in many areas of Private Client work including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection and Probate matters.  Joanne prides herself on providing an excellent yet personal service to all clients.  Outside of work Joanne can either be found hitting the Gym, Walking, Reading or Cooking.
Julie Smith

Julie Smith

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

julie.smith@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Julie has over 35 years’ experience in  Conveyancing and specialises in New Build related sales. Julie heads up a team of assistants and ensures that only the highest standards are maintained throughout any transactions that she and the team are dealing with.  Julie works closely with some of the biggest regional and national housing developers to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible.  Julie’s hobbies and interests include keeping fit and socialising with friends and family.
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Kiera Howell

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Paralegal

kiera.howell@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Kiera joined the firm in August 2022.

Kim Ransom-Williams

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

kim.ransom-williams@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Kim has over 30 years’ experience in many areas of Residential Conveyancing including Purchases and Sales, Transfers of Equity, Re-mortgages, New build transactions and Lease Extensions.  Kim is based at our Benfleet office and always tries her best to help our clients.  If you are looking to buy or sell your home, then Kim and Nairnsey Fisher & Lewis aim to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible.
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Lauren Salmon

Private Client

Solicitor

lauren.salmon@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01277 286530

High Street, Billericay

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Lauren joined the firm in early 2023.  She is a skilled and personable Private Client Solicitor who qualified in February 2018 and became specialist in Private Client over the last few years.  Lauren worked in Conveyancing for two years prior to working in Private Client.  Lauren is based at our Billericay office and is keen to provide our clients with the best service possible.  Outside of work, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends, dining out, and the theatre. She loves to travel and does yoga or pilates on a weekly basis.

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Lilly Caldwell

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

lilly.caldwell@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Lilly has over 2 years’ experience in Conveyancing and a First Class Law Degree.  Lilly has experience in Transfers of Equity, Re-mortgages, Residential purchases, Residential sales, ‘Buy to let’ transactions, Leasehold transactions and Landlord and Tenant (Residential) transactions.  Lilly hopes to one day qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer or Solicitor.  Lilly is based at our Benfleet office and outside of work she enjoys spending time with family and travelling to experience new things.

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Lyall Jacobs

Commercial Property & Conveyancing

Paralegal

lyall.jacobs@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Lyall has over 2 years’ experience in the Legal industry working on both Conveyancing and Commercial transactions.  Lyall is a Paralegal in the Commercial team and is based at our Hockley office.  Lyall is on course to qualify as a Solicitor via the SQE route.

Maria Da Silva

Residential & New Build Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

maria.dasilva@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Maria has over 25 years’ experience in Conveyancing and has assisted in many areas of property law including Transfers of Equity, Re-mortgages, Lease Extensions and Leasehold transactions over this period.  Maria always strives to provide an efficient service.  Maria is based at our Benfleet office and is always happy to help clients of the firm as well as providing knowledge, assistance and guidance to our more junior employees.
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Megan Sparks

Private Client

Paralegal

megan.sparks@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01277 286530

High Street, Billericay

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Megan joined the firm in early 2023.  She has 9-months experience within the Private Client department.  She has experience in wills, probate, and LPA’s as well as a small amount of experience in trusts and court of protection.  Megan has amazing academics achieving a First in their law degree.  Previously she worked in a Litigation department focusing on probate disputes, however, is passionate about her Private Client Paralegal role.

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Melanie Willis

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

melanie.willis@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Melanie has over 26 years’ experience in  Conveyancing and specialises in New Build plot purchases and related sales. Melanie jointly heads up a team of assistants and ensures that only the highest standards are maintained throughout any transactions that she and the team are dealing with.  Melanie works closely with some of the biggest regional and national housing developers to offer you an outstanding personal service to make the process as smooth and stress free as possible.  Melanie has also worked in many other areas of Conveyancing including residential sales & purchases, leasehold transactions, re-mortgages and transfer of equity transactions amongst others
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Mithila Maruthayanar

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Solicitor, Partner

mithila.maruthayanar@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Mithila is a qualified Solicitor and has been working in the Conveyancing sector for over 22 years.  She is experienced in many areas and aspects of property law including Residential Sales and Purchases, Transfers of Equity, Re-mortgages and Leasehold transactions to name but a few.  Mithila is based at our Benfleet office and outside of work likes reading, socialising and exploring new places.

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Molly Barrett

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Conveyancing Executive

molly.barrett@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Having studied Law at both College and University prior, Molly now has over 7 years’ experience in Conveyancing and specialises in New Build plot purchases and related sales as well as working on Leasehold transactions and ‘Buy to Let’ matters.  Molly jointly heads up a team of assistants working closely with some of the biggest regional and national housing developers.  Molly is keen to progress in her career here at NFL and is studying to become CLC qualified in the near future.  Molly’s hobbies and interests include spending time with her family and most importantly her young daughter!
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Nina Edwards

New Build Property & Conveyancing

New Build Support Executive

nina.edwards@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Nina has over 26 years’ experience in Conveyancing and specialises in New Build transactions, working closely with developers selling their newly built housing plots. Nina has previously worked on residential cases as well as being a leasehold specialist and legal manager.  Nina is a keen runner and completed the London Marathon in 2024.  Nina also plays netball for two local teams and enjoys spending time with her dog.  Nina works in the New Build Team that is based in Benfleet and has a passion for client care when advising and acting for clients on their housing purchase. 

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Phoebe George

New Build Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

phoebe.george@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Phoebe has gained valuable experience in Conveyancing spanning nearly a year, following three years of studying Law at University where she successfully completed her LLB in Law and International Business.  Phoebe hopes to one day qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer or Solicitor.  Phoebe is based at our Benfleet office and outside of work she enjoys running and is part of a running club.  Phoebe also loves a challenge and to fundraise, she has trained for 2 marathons to fundraise for breast cancer.  Aside from fitness she enjoys reading, and spending time with my family and friends.

 

 

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Rachel Roberts

Commercial Property & Conveyancing

Senior Associate

rachel.roberts@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Rachel is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has been working in the Legal sector since 1997.  She is experienced in many areas and aspects of commercial property law including sales and purchases of freehold and leasehold commercial property for companies and individuals as well as being a specialist in Rights of Light cases, amongst others.  Rachel offers an excellent service to all clients throughout the process with a pro-active approach to her work.  Rachel has been described as chatty, confident and with a great personality by others. 

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Sarah Seales

Administration

Front of House Executive

reception@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01268 566655

London Road, Benfleet

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Tim Jiao

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Fee Earner

tim.jiao@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Tim is close to qualifying to be a Solicitor via the SQE training route on top of his previous Conveyancing experience, spanning a number of years.  Tim also has experience in Commercial Property Law and Private Client Law.  Tim works closely with the Chinese business community both in the UK and China and his aim is to be a bi-lingual Solicitor in Commercial and Property Law.  Tim works at our Hockley office and enjoys travelling, arts, reading and writing outside of work.

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Tracey Randall

Residential Property & Conveyancing

Legal Assistant

tracey.randall@nfl-legal.co.uk

Tel: 01702 669260

Spa Road, Hockley

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Tracey has over 35 years’ experience in Conveyancing and has assisted in many areas of property law including Transfers of Equity, Re-mortgages, Commercial matters and Leasehold transactions over this period.  Tracey gets job satisfaction by ensuring that the transaction runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish.  Tracey is based at our Hockley office and is always happy to help clients of the firm as well as providing knowledge, assistance and guidance to our more junior employees.  Outside of work Tracey enjoys craft work.

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