Conveyancing Staff

The people who will be looking after your case.

David Pontin
"A few years ago, it seemed to us that a lot of people who were moving house found the service being provided by many conveyancers wasn't suiting their needs. We asked lots of questions and listened to our clients to see if we could offer something better."
David joined RMNJ as a partner in 1986 and currently heads the Conveyancing department jointly with Gareth Brooks. After gaining a Law degree at Birmingham University, he qualified as a solicitor in 1979 and has 40 years residential Conveyancing experience. He is a supervisor of the department.

David Pontin LLB (Hons)

Solicitor & Partner

Head of Conveyancing Department
Head of Financial Management

Gareth Brooks
"We aim to provide a first-class personal conveyancing service at a fair price. We provide every client with an expert conveyancing team offering a wealth of conveyancing experience, so someone will always be on hand to guide you through the process."
Gareth Joined RMNJ in 2004 after completing his training contract specialising in residential conveyancing. He has a Law degree from Sheffield Hallam University and has over 16 years residential conveyancing experience. He is a partner and currently heads the conveyancing department jointly with David Pontin. He is a supervisor of the department.

Gareth Brooks LLB (Hons)

Solicitor & Partner

Head of Mgmt. Conveyancing Department

Emma Clayburn
" I appreciate that moving house is an important event and aim to make your conveyancing as straightforward as possible. Together with my team, we offer a friendly, caring & knowledgeable service to support you through your experience of buying, selling or re-mortgaging your home."
Emma joined RMNJ in 2005 and completed her training contract at RMNJ qualifying as a solicitor in 2008. She is a partner and holds a degree in English Language and Literature from Liverpool University as well as her qualification as a solicitor. Emma is head of the RMNJ Departmental Management Team and has over 16 years experience of residential conveyancing.

Emma Clayburn BA

Solicitor & Partner

David Meyer

David Meyer

Conveyancing Specialist

David Joined RMNJ in 2017 He has a CILEx qualification and is continuing with his studies. With over 7 years of residential conveyancing experience David specialises in freehold and leasehold transactions and expects to undertake several hundred cases each year.

Catherine Mills

Catherine Mills

Assistant

Catherine started in a local solicitor's office as an apprentice and progressed from there in the conveyancing department, she joined us in 2016 after 7 years experience.

Grainne Mulholland
"I aim to make moving home as relaxed and friendly as possible. We offer an individual service with a personal touch, keeping you regularly updated as your transaction progresses. We are never further than a phone call or email away, if you need to contact us."
Grainne joined RMNJ in 2016. She has a Law degree and qualified as a solicitor in 2016. She is a Residential Conveyancing specialist with 5 years experience and a member of the Departmental Management Team and is a Departmental Supervisor. Grainne completes several hundred conveyancing cases each year.

Grainne Mulholland LLB (Hons)

Solicitor and Partner

Cheryl McCall

Cheryl McCall

Conveyancing Specialist

Cheryl joined RMNJ in 2011 with a wealth of experience in local firms having started as an office junior some 30 years ago. Cheryl specialises in residential sales and purchases and completes several hundred cases each year.

Sarah Carroll

Sarah Carroll LLB (Hons), LLM

Assistant

Sarah holds a masters degree in Law has passed the legal practice course and is waiting to start a training contract before qualifying as a solicitor.

Gemma Scholes

Gemma Scholes FILEX

Conveyancing Specialist

Gemma joined RMNJ in 2019 from a local firm having qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2008. Gemma has over 5 years’ experience in residential conveyancing and deals with several hundred conveyancing matters each year.

Stephen White

Stephen White ACILEx

Conveyancing Team Manager

Stephen joined RMNJ in 2006 and holds an ACILEx qualification. He has a total of 16 years residential conveyancing experience. He completes several hundred cases per year. Stephen also assists in the development of our case management system and procedures and is a member of the Departmental Management Team.

Emma Lamb

Emma Lamb BSc (Hons)

Conveyancing Specialist

With 13 years experience of sales and purchases Emma also holds a degree in Biology and Psychology before turning to conveyancing after completing her degree. Emma Joined RMNJ in 2011 and presently concludes several hundred conveyancing cases each year.

Bethany Swales

Bethany Swales LLB (Hons), GCILEx 

Senior Assistant

Bethany joined RMNJ in 2016, she holds a degree in Law and a CILEx qualification.

Christine Christian

Christine Christian

Assistant

Christine joined RMNJ in 2013. She has over 24 years experience of residential conveyancing.

William Griffiths

William Griffiths ACILEx

Conveyancing Team Manager

William joined RMNJ in 2014. He holds an ACILex qualification in law. He has 14 years conveyancing experience and completes several hundred sales and purchases each year.

Angela May

Angela May ACILEx

Conveyancing specialist

Angela has over 15 years experience of sales, purchase and remortgage. She completes several hundred cases per year.

Patricia Lawless

Patricia Lawless

Senior Assistant

Patricia has over 10 years conveyancing experience, most of it with RMNJ. She has a level 3 CILEx qualification.

Pam McKee

Pam McKee

Assistant

Pam joined RMNJ in 2011 and holds an Ilex certificate in Property Transactions. She has a wealth of experience in residential conveyancing. Prior to joining RMNJ, Pam spent 25 years as a conveyancer with other local firms in our area.

Sarah Reay

Sarah Reay LLB (Hons)

Conveyancing Team Manager

Sarah joined RMNJ in 2019 and has a law degree from Sheffield University, qualifying as a solicitor with another local firm in 2016. Sarah has specialised in residential conveyancing for over four years and deals with all types of freehold and leasehold transactions.  Sarah will handle several hundred transactions of this type each year.

Louise Jones

Louise Jones BA (Hons), LLB (Hons)

Solicitor

Louise joined RMNJ in 2016 and holds a Law degree. She qualified as a solicitor in July 2019.

Leigh Irlam

Leigh Irlam LLB (Hons), LLM

Trainee Solicitor

Leigh joined us in 2017. She has a Law degree from Coventry University and a Master's degree in Law from Chester University. Leigh has commenced her training contract with RMNJ and will qualify as a solicitor in February 2021. She plans to qualify as a solicitor in due course and over 3 years experience as a legal assistant specialising in residential conveyancing.

Dayna Kennedy

Dayna Kennedy ACILEx

Senior Assistant

Dayna joined us from school in 2011 in our New Business department. She has recently achieved CILEx Level 3 and is now working towards her CILEx Fellowship qualification.

Claire Gustafson

Claire Gustafson

Conveyancing Team Manager

Claire joined RMNJ in 2018 from another local conveyancing specialist. Dealing with sales and purchases, Claire has over 20 years experience as a Conveyancer. Claire completes several hundred cases of this type each year.

Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer Thompson

Conveyancing Specialist

Jennifer joined RMNJ in 2013 and has over 12 years experience of residential conveyancing. She completes several hundred sales and purchases each year.

Rachael McAdam

Rachael McAdam LLB (Hons)

Assistant

Rachael joined RMNJ in 2016 directly after obtaining a Law degree from the University of Central Lancashire.

Victoria Flynn

Victoria Flynn FCILEx

Conveyancing Team Manager

Victoria is a conveyancer who has specialised in residential sales and purchases she has over 10 years experience as a specialist conveyancer including sales purchases and remortgages joining RMNJ in 2016. Victoria holds an HND in multimedia and a FCILEx qualification. Victoria completes several hundred cases of this type each year.

Katerina Anderson

Katerina Anderson BA (Hons)

Conveyancing Specialist

Katerina has a degree in legal studies from London Metropolitan University and is a conveyancer specialising in sales and purchases. She joined RMNJ in 2013 and has 13 years experience of residential conveyancing. Katerina completes several hundred conveyancing cases each year.

Elsa Sheeran

Elsa Sheeran

Assistant

Elsa joined our New business team in 2016. She plans to obtain a CILEx qualification next year.

Sue Forsyth

Sue Forsyth

Remortgage Team Manager

Sue specialises in residential remortgages she joined us in 2013 and before that had accumulated 39 years experience of remortgaging with a number of prominent conveyancing firms in the North West of England. Sue completes several hundred cases of this type each year.

Adrienne Smith-Rogers

Adrienne Smith-Rogers

Remortgage Specialist

Adrienne specialises in remortgages. She joined RMNJ in 2018 and has over 29 years of remortgage experience. Adrienne completes several hundred cases of this type each year.

Hannah Dowry

Hannah Dowry LLB (Hons)

Solicitor

On maternity leave

Hannah has Law degree form the University of Salford and undertook her training contract with RMNJ and qualified as a solicitor in 2017. Hanna joined RMNJ in 2013 and has a total of 7 years experience of residential conveyancing and completes several hundred cases each year.

Heidi Cosgrove
"My New Business Team will be the first point of contact on your conveyancing journey. We will answer all your initial questions about our service and open your case, before allocating it to your conveyancer."
Heidi joined RMNJ immediately after leaving University in 2011 joining our New Business Department as an assistant before being promoted to her present role and New Business manager in 2014.

Heidi Cosgrove BA (Hons)

Head of New Business

Jessica McCall

Jessica McCall

New Business Team

Supervisor

Taylor Moreton

Taylor Moreton

New Business Team

Assistant

Roisin Gordon

Roisin Gordon

New Business Team

Assistant

Marie Kleinhorn

Marie Kleinhorn

New Business Team

Assistant