Tegen Knight

Solicitor

Power of Attorney, Wills, Trusts & Estate

01732 457575 Email Tegen

Tegen is a Trainee Solicitor currently undertaking her first seat within the Private Client department under the supervision of Ingrid McCleave. Tegen started at Wellers Law Group in October 2021 as a Paralegal within the Litigation department but has since progressed to a Trainee Solicitor in November 2022 and will qualify in May 2023.

Tegen assists Ingrid with the day-to-day running of files, drafting Inheritance Tax Forms, Wills, Lasting Power of Attorney’s, Deeds of Variation and regularly attends Ingrid at client meetings. She is continuously learning in this seat and enjoys complex matters. She is focused on understanding the client’s wants and needs to be able to progress matters in a timely manner.

Tegen studied at The University of Brighton and graduated in 2017 achieving a 2:1 in Law with Criminology, she then started studying her LPC and Masters at the University of Law Guildford whilst working full time as a Paralegal. She graduated in 2020 with a High Commendation.


Nina Francis

Solicitor

Employment

020 3831 2664 Email Nina

Nina specialises in employment law. She qualified in 2007 and advises clients on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters

Nina advises clients in a variety of sectors. She primarily advises individuals in non-contentious matters (for example advising on Executive Service Agreements and Settlement Agreements including in connection with high level negotiated exits) and a number of contentious matters (for example contractual disputes, unfair dismissals, TUPE matters, and discrimination claims).

 

She also assists SME clients with day-to-day HR queries, dealing with business-wide projects such as restructuring, redundancies and advising on contractual issues such as bonus arrangements and restrictive covenants. She also regularly advises on settlement negotiations.


Testimonial

I'd like to take the opportunity to say a huge thank you to you for your assistance in resolving the matter in my favour. Your calm, professional yet determined approach assured me that I had the best person and firm representing me, with the right experience to ensure I left with the best package possible. Wish you all the best for the future and will certainly recommend you to friends and family.

Nina was recommended to me by a friend who suggested I needed a “good lawyer” based on the inefficient exit process from my previous employer.
From the outset nothing was too much trouble and put me at ease in what was a challenging time. Nina was both pragmatic and professional and was able to fully negotiate my release from my contract, providing me with reputational protection in the market place and also ensure that there was clarity on both sides as to the restrictive covenants in place. The negotiation of these was done expediently and provided me clear guidance on how I could engage moving forward with new opportunities and gave me the confidence that my career had not been damaged by my former employer.

Daniela Koceva

Solicitor

Power of Attorney, Wills, Trusts & Estate

Wellers Wealth Tax and Law

0208 290 7979 Email Daniela


Daniela is a private client solicitor within our Bromley office where she acts for clients in relation to various matters including the preparation of Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney, Court of Protection matters, lifetime succession and estate planning and the administration of estates. She acts for a range of clients including individuals, families and other organisations and is an associate member of the Solicitors for the Elderly.

Daniela graduated from the Open University in 2016 with a first class law degree, and from The University of Law in 2018 after completing the Legal Practice Course with Distinction and fully qualified as a solicitor in September 2020.

Daniela enjoys travel, good food, spending time with her family in the UK, and visiting family abroad. She is multilingual, able to speak Macedonian, Serbian and Bulgarian.


Marco J. Dellapina

Solicitor

Commercial Property

020 7481 6394 Email Marco

Marco is a Solicitor in the firm’s commercial real estate team and his practice areas include acquisitions, disposals, financing, development, asset management and corporate-related transactions. Marco is based in our London City office.

He advises on a wide range of property-related disputes including possession/forfeiture proceedings, service charge/rent disputes, dilapidation claims, breach of covenant actions and tenant insolvency matters.

His clients include multiple retailers, investment managers and private family offices whom he advises on all commercial and strategic legal aspects of their operations.

Marco has a diverse practice which also encompasses assisting his clients in the resolution of complex disputes in the fields of commercial litigation.


Kim Whitaker

Solicitor

Company & Commercial Law

020 7481 6395 Email

As a lawyer with over 30 years’ experience gained in-house and in private practice, Kim has worked with a variety of clients on corporate and commercial matters including business sales and acquisitions, shareholders agreements, joint ventures, partnership agreements, employee share schemes, IT and other commercial contracts.

She has worked both as an “in-house” lawyer in a multinational corporate and as a lawyer in a private law firm. Kim is committed to giving practical, easy to understand, commercial advice to help her clients across a wide scope of company and commercial legal matters.


Gary Nelson

Consultant

Solicitor

Business

Commercial Property

020 7481 6399 Email

Gary is an experienced commercial property lawyer and consultant who can cover all aspects of commercial investment and development work, overage and development agreements, commercial lease transactions for landlords and tenants (including office, retail, restaurants and industrial estates), telecommunications and secured lending.

He also acts for a wide range of non-property businesses which include franchisees, hoteliers and a cinema proprietor as well as for charities and individuals, on their property needs.

Alongside his commercial expertise, Gary acts on residential property transactions for investors and owner occupiers. Having qualified in 1998, Gary has handled many hundreds of residential matters during his career. He acts for developers on the acquisition of development sites, related finance and the disposal of the finished product.

Gary advises on:

  • Asset management
  • Corporate Occupiers
  • Real Estate Development
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Real Estate Taxation
  • Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Conveyancing
  • Commercial leases
  • De-enveloping
  • Exclusivity agreements
  • Financing
  • Grant of new leases for developers
  • Landlord and tenant matters
  • Lease variations
  • Licences for alterations
  • Property Investment
  • Refinancing
  • Transfer of equity

Naomi Augustine-Walker

Solicitor

Power of Attorney, Wills, Trusts & Estate

Tax and Trust Advice

020 3831 2669 Email

Naomi is a Private Client Solicitor based out of the London Office who graduated in 2010 and completed the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law in London in 2012.

Having qualified in 2016, Naomi has developed a wealth of knowledge and specialises in:

Naomi is a Full member of STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), an international organisation helping families to plan for their future and she is also a qualified Attorney at Law in New York.

In her spare time, Naomi enjoys cooking and baking and spending time with her family and friends.


Sally Andrews

Solicitor

Power of Attorney, Wills, Trusts & Estate

01732 446362 Email

Sally is a Solicitor in the Wills, Trusts and Probate department at Wellers Reece-Jones in Sevenoaks


Priyanka Kumar

Solicitor

Corporate Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Personal Litigation & Dispute Resolution

01732 457575 mailto:priyanka.kumar@wellerslawgroup.com

Priyanka Kumar is a skilled Litigation Solicitor at Wellers, specialising in the practice area of Litigation & Dispute Resolution. She holds an LLB (Hons) in Law and an LPC with a Masters in Legal Practice, showcasing her commitment to excellence in the legal field. With a background of being newly qualified, Priyanka brings fresh insights to her role and is supervised by Jonathan Tyler in the Sevenoaks office.

Prior to joining Wellers, Priyanka gained invaluable experience at a leading city firm where she represented social and private tenants, as well as leaseholders in disrepair actions against Local Authorities and Housing Associations. Her specific areas of expertise lie in Landlord and Tenant Litigation and Property Disputes.


Susan Heads

Solicitor

Commercial Property

Corporate Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Residential Conveyancing

020 8295 1989 Email Susan

Consultant - Commercial & Residential Property

Susan has over 40 years’ experience working in the legal profession, working initially for a large firm of Solicitors in Fleet Street, studying in her spare time to qualify as a Legal Executive. She qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and ran her own practice for 20 years before merging with Wellers in 2016. She has wide experience in all aspects of residential property law, and general commercial contract and property disputes, she strives to provide a personal service and to build relationships with clients, a lot of whom she has worked with for many years.   

In her spare time Susan enjoys cycling, walking and bell ringing, and is a Church of England Licenced Lay Minister.

 

 


Alvin David

Solicitor

Power of Attorney, Wills, Trusts & Estate

01372 750107 alvin.david@wellerslawgroup.com

Alvin is a highly capable solicitor who specialises in Probate, Trusts, Wills, Lasting powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters. Having qualified in 2005, Alvin has over 17 years experience and prior to Wellers, has been a former partner and worked in firms across the Surrey area.

Alvin finished his Law Degree at the University of Utrect in the Netherlands where he spent the year studying International Law in a variety of subjects such as Human Rights, Crime, Space Law and Law of the Sea.