Meet our Regional Reps

First name Last Name Job Title Organisation Email Region
Hannah House Lettings Regional Manager Andrews Property Group [email protected] Bristol & Bath
Samantha Ireland Head of Residential Conveyancing Vincent Sykes [email protected] Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, Northamptonshire
Donna Butler Partner & Solicitor in Residential Conveyancing Beers LLP [email protected] Devon & Cornwall
Nagma Kazi Conveyancing Manager Muve [email protected] East Midlands & Leicester
Ev Foster Operating Principal Keller Williams UK [email protected] Glasgow & Edinburgh (Scotland)
Shannon Smith Regional Lettings Manager Andrews Property Group [email protected] Gloucestershire
Shelley Bakewell-Hill Lettings Manager Unity Lettings [email protected] Lincoln
Laura Cartwright Partner Bell Lamb & Joynson [email protected] Liverpool, Halton & Warrington
Zara Liedl Carroll Senior Associate Solicitor Blaser Mills [email protected] London (conveyancing & legal)
Gurjeet Kaur Trainee Solicitor Samuel Philips [email protected] Newcastle
Annalese Walmsley Sales Director Homebox [email protected] Yorkshire & Humber
Elle Hall Key Account Manager iamproperty [email protected] Wiltshire
Joanne Bruce Compliance associate Conveyancing Direct Property Lawyers [email protected] South Wales
Emma Redley Partnerships Manager Smart Compliance [email protected] Staffordshire & Shropshire
Samantha Burrows Senior Associate Aconveyancing [email protected] Tamworth

Emma Redley

I began my career in the property industry in 2003, starting as a sales negotiator for a corporate agent in Northampton. I fell in love with the industry and worked across both corporate and independent estate agents across Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire & Shropshire, in roles from negotiator, to valuer, to management. I found my true passion lay in the post sales process, and after being Sales Progression manager for an independent agent with five branches, I joined a MuveFirst Conveyancing as a Business Development Manager, working with estate agents & mortgage brokers. I was privileged enough to attend a Women in Residential Property event on mental health & wellbeing and the importance of it in the workplace, and it really hit a note within me that more needs to be done to allow this kind of support to reach more women locally to myself. I am incredibly excited and passionate about creating a safe forum for women to voice their feelings, concerns and ambitions in an arena where they will be heard and supported.

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Nagma Kazi

Nagma is a qualified solicitor and Head of Conveyancing with over 15 years of experience specialising in residential property. She is passionate about employee development, and in her leadership role has prioritised enhancing employee skills in order to extract the best out of team members to achieve their goals. Providing efficient ways of working has aways been at the heart of what she does. Nagma aims to achieve the right blend of listening skills and expression of ideas in a cohesive manner with a view to creating rapport and forging beneficial professional links where necessary.

Zara Liedl Carroll

Zara has worked in the property sector for over ten years. She currently deals with a broad range of Conveyancing transactions focussing on the London and Greater London area. She deals with a broad range of property transactions on behalf of individuals, commercial clients and management companies. Zara is also a passionate advocate for women’s rights and equality.

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Samantha Ireland

Samantha Ireland is the Regional Representative for the Cambridgeshire/Peterborough/Northamptonshire area. She is a Licensed Conveyancer and Head of Conveyancing in the Oundle Office at Vincent Sykes Solicitors.

Samantha has over 10 years’ experience in conveyancing and qualified in 2017, after studying remotely to become a Licensed Conveyancer.

Samantha believes that conveyancing shouldn’t be a ‘one-size fits all’ process, each client is different and therefore each transaction must be handled differently.  Samantha is keen to collaborate with the industry as a whole, to see how we can improve client service and experiences when moving home.

Shannon Smith

Shannon Smith is a Lettings Business Manager for Andrews Property Group and has been in the property sector for 7 years. She is Level 3 Qualified in Property Practice & Advice and is passionate about helping landlords maximise their investments whilst providing a good quality home for prospective tenants.

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Shelley Bakewell-Hill

With nearly two decades of expertise in the property sector, I am a self-employed Mortgage and Protection Broker working with Your Mortgage Hub, based in Lincoln, dedicated to ethical practices and ensuring the best outcomes for my clients. I spend a lot of time researching s the market changes to aid my understanding of the intricacies of the mortgage market, allowing me to provide tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of each individual or family. Guided by a commitment to integrity and transparency, I prioritise building trusting relationships with my clients, always putting their interests first. My second role in life is as a Counsellor and I believe that my willing to really listen to what my clients need, is what drives me to work in their best interests. 

My approach to brokerage emphasises not just securing mortgages but also safeguarding my clients’ financial well-being through comprehensive protection strategies. By staying abreast of industry trends and regulations, I ensure that my clients receive informed advice and support at every stage of their property journey. With a reputation for professionalism and reliability, I am dedicated to empowering my clients to make sound financial decisions that pave the way for their long-term success and security in the property market.

Samantha Burrows

I began my legal career in Litigation as a paralegal and after a couple of years, took the opportunity to make a move over to property  and have been working in Property law now for over 20 years!   I started with newbuild, move over to residential conveyancing and then back to new build.

Over the years I have worked for small high street firms to large corporate firms and have enjoyed each experience thoroughly as it brings another layer to the bits about the job I enjoy.  I love working with people and seeing them through their journey to owning their home.  First time buyers always bring me joy and seeing them take that step on to the housing ladder and the excitement in brings for them really makes it worthwhile.

I now do less on hands conveyancing (although still have a few files to keep my hand in) and now oversee our Apprenticeship Team at Aconveyancing.   I currently oversee 9 apprentices working through their legal qualification via the apprenticeship scheme and seeing them grow and development brings me joy each day.  I am so proud of them all.  I am incredibly passionate about mental health and wellbeing in the work place.  Being responsible for young people in our profession is a huge responsibility and as this profession can be a tough one,  ensuring that women feel seen and heard and being able to voice their feelings, concerns and thrive in a high pressured environment is of paramount importance to me.

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Elle Hall

Elle is a Key Account Manager at Iamproperty which is leading the way in providing an ecosystem of solutions for Estate Agents with over 6,000 Partner Agents in the network, having worked in the industry for over 12 years, working in various roles including being a qualified Mortgage Consultant, Branch management in Agency and most recently the supplier space for the last 4 and half years. Elle works in the Franchise channel at Iamproperty on the Iamsold team and over the last 12 months they have doubled the income taken and paid to their Franchise partners, and 2024 is set to be another record year!

Elle is a full-time working mum of two and outside of work loves nothing more than spending time with her family and friends. Socially Elle loves an evening out and would never say no to Karaoke!

Donna Butler

I am a Solicitor with a speciality in Residential Conveyancing dealing with all types of Conveyancing transactions.  I have a particular expertise in acting for Deputies.

I regularly write Articles and give training seminars to third parties.

I have supported the University of Plymouth’s Mentoring Scheme for over 8 years, being passionate about providing mentoring support to students.

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Hannah House

Hannah House is a Regional Lettings Manager for Andrews Property Group, overseeing Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire. Having worked in the property industry since 2007, Hannah has earned a reputation as an industry expert in residential lettings and property management. Beyond her role in residential lettings, Hannah’s leadership style is dedicated to inspiring her team to achieve their upmost potential and fostering a collaborative and empowering work culture.

As a Regional Manager, Hannah has proven herself as a dynamic force, overseeing the seamless operations and strategic direction of the company’s regional ventures. Her role involves not only managing the day-to-day affairs but also envisioning and implementing innovative strategies to drive growth and elevate the groups standing in the competitive property market. She thrives on driving performance budgets and consistently strives to exceed set targets. Her commitment to excellence extends beyond the workplace, embodying a holistic approach to success. Hannah also supports in various community projects and initiatives aimed at creating positive social impact.

Outside the professional world, Hannah wears multiple hats as a mother, a wife, and a dedicated triathlete. Weekends find her immersed in a world of physical activity, whether it be running, cycling, swimming, or hiking in the forest. Hannah cherishes moments spent outdoors with friends and family, embodying a balanced and fulfilling life beyond the confines of the office.

Evelyn Foster

Evelyn first entered the estate agency in 1992.
Since then she has had success with building a financial services business and a ladies gym.
Following a career break with a young family, Evelyn was drawn back to estate agency in 2016 working for an online business then setting up her own agency in 2018 with Keller Williams. She opened up her first market centre in January 2020 in her hometown of Glasgow. KW Scotland has grown rapidly under her leadership and her vision is create the optimum environment for agents to thrive and be profitable which in turn will provide clients with a much higher level of personal service when moving home. Her passion is helping others and will continue with that as she grows the team of agents throughout Scotland

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Laura Cartwright

Laura Cartwright

Laura is a seasoned Conveyancer who has charted an impressive career from a humble beginning as a Legal Secretary to  achieving the prestigious position of Partner at Bell Lamb & Joynson.  Recognising her potential, Laura pursued her higher education while working, eventually obtaining her FCILEx qualification.  In her role as Partner she plays a pivotal role in shaping the direction and success of the Conveyancing Department.  She brings a wealth of experience and competence to the table, providing strategic guidance, mentorship and supervision to her colleagues.  With unwavering determination, dedication and a passion for her Team, she has demonstrated remarkable leadership and expertise as Head of Department.  Her story serves as an inspiration to aspiring legal professionals and underscores the limitless possibilities that can be achieved through tenacity and hard work.

Annalese Walmsley

I’m the Sales Director at Homebox and I’ve had the pleasure of working in the property and financial services sector since 2010. I’ve got a decade of experience under my belt as a supplier to the lettings industry, too!

Not only do I love my role but I’m also a regional ambassador for Agents Giving. I’m really passionate about giving back to the community and making the property sector better for everyone, and especially about creating more opportunities for women.

When I’m not working, I love spending quality time with my husband and our two beautiful daughters. I’m all about a good staycation, and there’s nothing better than winding down with a good book and a glass of my favourite wine.

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