Our Team

Meet Our Friendly Team


Aaron is an experienced Conveyancing Executive and has worked in legal practice for some 35 years.

He mainly deals with residential sale and purchase transactions etc. He is committed to his clients and is often referred by clients who have used him previously.

He is married with a son and lives locally. He enjoys music and spending quality time with his family and friends.

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Carly originally started working in estate agency in 2003 and by 2008 had moved into residential conveyancing.

She assists Mark Goreham and Louisa Dearlove and is the point of contact for all matters following exchange.

Carly is committed to helping people deal with all aspects of conveyancing and understands moving home can be a very stressful time so ensuring a smooth transaction is very important.

She lives locally and is married with a young daughter.

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David Durn has 25 years of experience in handling property and private client law matters.

He has a Law Degree and Post Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice.

He is a Partner, Head of Residential Property, and the firms Compliance Officer.

He lives locally and is married with three daughters.

His interests include music, time away and family life. David is involved with various charitable organisations and Ruislip Baptist Church.

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Roz has over 35 years experience as a conveyancing practitioner. She moved to Middlesex in 1993 to join her husband who was based there in the RAF. During this time she has built up many local connections and has many clients who return to her for her professionalism and calm and friendly approach.

Her expertise is in all areas of residential property matters.

Roz has a law degree and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives having qualified in 1988. She is a consultant in the firm. She lives in Buckinghamshire with her husband and has one son.

She enjoys fitness training/running, cooking and socialising with friends and family.

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Gary joined Allsop Durn as our Legal Cashier in November 2018 from a Law Firm in Harrow.

Gary is responsible for all our financial transactions and compliance with the SRA rules.

After spending 15 years living, working and travelling in the USA, Gary returned to England and settled back down in the Borehamwood area.

He is married with a son with whom he enjoys supporting Arsenal and their local football team as well as spending quality time together with family and friends.

Gary became our Practice Manager in November 2020.

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Godfrey has 40 years experience as a solicitor having qualified in 1979. He specialises in a wide area of legal matters but deals with the following areas of law:-

• Commercial and Residential Property

• Sales and Purchases of businesses both asset transactions and share sales

• Company/commercial matters such as partnership agreements and shareholders agreements

• Lease extensions and enfranchisement

Godfrey has a degree in law and has practised in London and locally he has a wide experience in many aspects of legal practice.

He is a Partner in the firm.

He lives locally and enjoys walking reading and playing sport.

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Louisa qualified as a Licensed Conveyancer in 2011. She is a Partner in the firm. She has worked for various law firms in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire prior to joining Allsop Durn LLP. She specialises in all aspects of residential property work.

She prides herself on offering a personal service to every client and ensures that each client is treated as an individual Louisa always aims to keep the conveyancing process as simple and straightforward as possible and this has been reflected in the reviews received from clients about her work and the conscientious and very efficient service she provides.

Outside of work Louisa enjoys golf, movies and time with loved ones.

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Mark has over 20 years experience as a dedicated conveyancing executive. Mark’s expertise is evident in:

• Residential property matters

• Shared ownership/shared equity schemes

• Lease extensions

• Transfers of equity

Mark has a degree in English from Brunel University and has extensive experience and contacts in the area.

His dedication to his clients in his professional dealings makes him popular with all.

He lives locally and is married with two children. He enjoys watching sport, reading, theatre and family life.

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Tracy is a solicitor who specialises in Private Client matters. Having qualified in 2014 her particular areas of expertise include:

• Obtaining Grants of Probate and the administration of estates;

• Estate planning;

• Drafting Wills to suit individual needs, in particular second marriages where there are children from the first marriage;

• Preparation and registration of Lasting Powers Of Attorney, both Property & Financial and Health & Welfare;

• Court of Protection applications.

Tracy has extensive experience in dealing with bereaved families, executors and personal representatives and is able to guide you through the complex and difficult process.

She is a Partner and Head of Private Client.

Tracy is also a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly.

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Jess joined Allsop Durn LLP in August 2022. Prior to joining our team, Jess worked as a Legal Assistant in a firm in Windsor for 6 years.

Jess assists Tracy Murgatroyd and Joanne John in all aspects of Wills, Estate Planning, Trusts & Probate.

When Jess is not at work, she enjoys keeping fit, socialising with friends and family and travelling.

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Hazel has worked, lived and raised 3 Children in the Ruislip area for 25 years.

Having come from a Sales background Previous as well as doing PTA event organising for the schools she joined Allsop Durn LLP in 2020 . She is now our Legal Cashier.

She likes to keep fit and socialising with her many friends.

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After leaving school, Lisa worked for a couple of local firms of solicitors in Uxbridge before taking a career break to raise her two daughters.

She resumed work and worked for several local estate agents before joining Allsop Durn LLP in August 2017. Her current role is assistant to consultant, Roz Allsop in the Residential Conveyancing Team.

Her interests are travelling with her family, exercising and socialising with friends

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John has 30 years’ experience as a Solicitor having qualified in 1990. His specialisms are:-

• Residential Conveyancing.

• Commercial Property.

• Sales and purchases of businesses.

• Lease extensions both private / document only extensions and Statutory lease extensions and enfranchisement matters.

John has a degree in History from Royal Holloway College, London University, and has practised in central London and locally.

He is a Partner and Head of Commercial.

He lives locally and enjoys spending quality time with his family, gardening, walking, and reading and is a keen follower of Watford Football Club

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Sanjiv qualified as a Solicitor in 1993. He has worked in Central London and the London suburbs for a number of firms including as Principal of his own practice for 8 years. He left private practice to take up in house legal management roles in various companies and in varied sectors of commerce. Post pandemic he decided to come back to private practice.

Sanjiv has gained a wealth of experience throughout his career in and out of the legal sphere. His role at Allsop Durn LLP is in civil litigation matters.

Sanjiv lives locally with his family and enjoys golf, tennis, cricket, and jazz.

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Joanne is a Private Client Solicitor with over 17 years’ experience. She qualified in 2005.

Her areas of expertise include:-

• Preparation of Wills to meet individual needs and advice with estate planning

• Preparing and registering Lasting Powers of Attorney in respect of property and financial affairs and health and welfare decisions

• Deputyship applications to the Court of Protection

• Dealing with the administration of estates including all aspects of the process from registering a death through to the distribution of assets

Joanne prides herself on offering a caring and friendly approach to clients to guide them through some difficult and sensitive matters.

Joanne is married with 2 young boys and enjoys spending time with family and friends and visiting her hometown in Devon.

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