Susan Heads

Solicitor

Commercial Property

Corporate Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Residential Conveyancing

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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.

 

 


Nina Rajani

Partner

Commercial Property

Residential Conveyancing

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Senior Solicitor - Commercial Property

Nina deals with all aspects of commercial property and investment property. This includes advice on identifying and acquiring both commercial and residential portfolios as well as locating and dealing with the legal aspects of high value residential property sale and purchase.

Nina works closely with clients to the following services:

  • Acquisitions and disposals of freehold and leasehold commercial and residential premises and mixed use developments.
  • Landlord and tenant issues.
  • Portfolio management.
  • Site assembly and development.
  • Real estate finance.

Nina advises a wide variety of clients including the following:

  • Property developers
  • Investors, including overseas investors
  • Retailers
  • Hotels; restaurants and public houses
  • High net worth individuals

Nina says – “It is immensely satisfying to work with a client to discuss their objectives and then get to work to ensure that these objectives are met.”


Sara Adams

Legal Secretary

Commercial Property

Residential Conveyancing

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Sara is a commercial and residential conveyancing secretary, assisting John McLarney in our Bromley office


Julija Kazlauskaite

Trainee Solicitor

Commercial Property

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Julija is a Trainee Solicitor who is currently training in the Commercial Property department and is supervised by Nina Rajani, a Partner and the Head of Property in the London City office.

Julija graduated from Leeds Beckett University with a First Class Honours degree in Law in 2018, during which she received the prestigious “Leeds Law School Prize Awarded for the Best Overall Performance” for the final year of her undergraduate studies due to her academic excellence.

Following completion of her Law degree, Julija joined Wellers Hedleys in October 2018 as a part-time Administrative Assistant based in the Butler House office in Surrey, where she primarily assisted the Town, Parish and Community Council department in carrying out day-to-day tasks.

Alongside her role at Wellers Hedleys, Julija also embarked on her part-time Legal Practice Course with a Masters in Law at the University of Law in Guildford, for which she secured the “Law First Postgraduate Scholarship”. Julija successfully completed her postgraduate studies with an overall Distinction in 2020, following which she was offered and accepted a Trainee Solicitor role in the firm’s London office, which Julija started in September 2020.

During her first seat, Julija trained in the Residential Property department, working closely with Luke Roberts, a solicitor in the London office, and his team. During this time, she worked on various new build and non-new build conveyancing transactions. Being involved in numerous cases deepened her knowledge and understanding of how to successfully handle a variety of tasks for clients to achieve their objectives effectively.

In her spare time, Julija particularly enjoys spending time outdoors, attending the gym to stay fit, cooking and listening to podcasts about human psychology and history.


Duaa Izzidien

Solicitor

Commercial Property

Residential Conveyancing

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Having run her own property development and rental business prior to joining the profession, Duaa has some insight into clients’ commercial and business needs. She is therefore particularly mindful of the need to ensure that she acts promptly and always keep clients, and agents, well informed at every stage of any transaction.

Duaa works across our Chislehurst and Sevenoaks offices. She is experienced in dealing with a broad range of commercial property transactions including commercial acquisitions, plot acquisitions and sales, commercial leases and option agreements. She also has extensive experience in dealing with the full range of residential conveyancing  matters including freehold, leasehold, shared ownership, new build and re-mortgages.  Duaa has particular expertise in dealing with Transfers of Equity and Equity Release.  She has over 10 years’ experience as a landlord herself and 15 years lecturing in law and went on to qualify as a property solicitor in 2015, bringing her hugely valuable experience to her role at Wellers Reece-Jones.

Duaa has acted for a wide range of clients, including private individuals, multinational corporations, managing and letting agents, property developers, landlords, tenants and even the occasional celebrity.

 Outside of work Duaa enjoys painting.

 


Asma Shamim

Solicitor

Commercial Property

Parish Council services

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Asma is a solicitor in the Commercial Property team specialising in transactional property work.

Asma advises investors, developers, business occupiers, Parish Councils and individuals on a variety of commercial property transactions including acquisitions, disposals, negotiation of business leases and portfolio management. Asma is both proactive and pragmatic in her approach, achieving creative solutions and outstanding results for her clients.

Asma graduated in Law from City University in London and studied the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law in Guildford.

Asma previously had over 10 years’ experience at City law firm, Carter Lemon Camerons LLP working in the Commercial Property team.

In her free time Asma enjoys travel abroad, reading and spending time with her family.


Amna Baker

Commercial Property

Residential Conveyancing

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Amna is a senior property solicitor working across our Surrey offices. She has been practising in residential conveyancing for ten years and comes to Wellers with significant experience within a top ten legal firm.


Holly Davis

Support Staff

Commercial Property

Residential Conveyancing

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Holly is a paralegal in the residential and commercial property department, working within our Bookham High Street office.

Holly is a Graduate of CILEx, specialising in Contract Law, Company & Partnership Law and Criminal Law & Litigation. Her goal is to achieve Fellowship and become a Chartered Legal Executive and has experience in conveyancing, corporate law and litigation.

In her free time Holly enjoys running, travelling, learning Spanish and spending time with her family and friends. She also participates in hiking and running events to challenge herself and to raise money for different charities.


Alex Riley

Solicitor

Commercial Property

Parish Council services

Residential Conveyancing

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Alex qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and has worked in the property sector since qualification, gaining a wide experience of dealing with both commercial and residential property transactions. He specialises in landlord and tenant matters, with a particular expertise in lease extensions and collective freehold purchases. Alex is part of our Town, Parish and Community Council team, providing support on property matters.

Outside of the office Alex is keen guitarist, enjoys cooking and gardening, together with long walks with the dog, running and playing tennis.


Alison Wyatt

Support Staff

Commercial Property

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Alison is secretary to Nina Rajani in the Commercial Property department of our London office