Our People

Directors

David pett

Director Solicitor

David Pett is the Director and Senior Solicitor at MJP Conveyancing. Prior to this, David studied Law in Nottingham and became a solicitor in 1982.

During his career, David has helped and met thousands of different and interesting people. He has worked in various different areas of the law, handling personal injury claims, advising on family and employment issues, acting for boxers and professional footballers, and more recently guiding sellers and buyers of property.

Ben Pett

Director Solicitor

Ben Pett is one of our directors and solicitors and is in charge of the day to day running and supervision of the legal staff.

Emma Soulby

Director Solicitor

Emma Soulby is one of our directors and solicitors and is in charge of the day to day running and supervision of the legal staff.

Business Leadership

Georgie Turner

Assistant To The Directors

Georgie is assistant to the directors here at MJP conveyancing. Georgie comes from a property background having worked in estate agency for several years, she now assists the three directors with the day to day running of the business, working on internal and external projects and business development.

Outside of work Georgie enjoys travelling, eating out and spending time with her friends.

Julie Elliott

Practice Manager

Julie is our practice manager and has been with MJP since 2010. Julie oversees the running of the office and our accounts team.

Emily Chawawa

Head Of Compliance

Previously a Paralegal in the Sales Team, Emily Chawawa now assists the firm’s Director, David Pett with the training and compliance of the business. Prior to this, Emily graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a first-class degree in Law with Business (LBB) which reflects her interests in legal studies and business management. Outside of work, Emily’s interests include cookery, baking, basketball and interior design.

Dominic Bristow

Head Of Onboarding

Dominic is our Onboarding Manager. Dominic moved into Onboarding, Account Management, Sales and Business Development in 2004, starting by working his way up from a cold calling sales desk to management. Dominic has a strong business development history with a focus on long term business relationships and expanding business.

Outside of work Dominic enjoys spending time with his family watching motorsport, horse racing, football, watching movies and going to the theatre. Dom also has a small Christmas tree plantation!

Toby Miller

Head of reprographics

Toby is head of our reprographics department and is responsible for managing the import of all documents and correspondence into our bespoke conveyancing system. Outside of work Toby is a keen football follower and enjoys visiting the coast and walking his dog.

Legal Team

matthew dugdale

Senior Solicitor

Matthew is a senior conveyancing solicitor specialising in complex residential conveyancing transactions. His specialism is in leasehold and new build and works as a supervisor within the MJP purchase team. He was admitted as a solicitor in January 2006.

thomas keene

senior Solicitor

Thomas is one our solicitors and is also supervisor of the purchase transaction legal team. Qualifying in 2016, Thomas joined us in 2019 having trained and qualified at law firms in the East of England. Thomas studied law at the University of Hertfordshire, graduating in 2012 with first class honours, before completing the Legal Practice Course in Cambridge with distinction.

When not in the office, Thomas divides his time between his love of cricket, darts and walks in the countryside with his fiancée and their crazy dog Tilly.

Kaitlyn Griffin

Trainee Solicitor

Kaitlyn is one of our trainee solicitors and began her training contract with us in September 2022. Kaitlyn attended the University of Reading for her LLM and completed her LPC with the University Of Law.
In her spare time, Kaitlyn plays hockey and actually captained for her university team, she also spends time with her two puppies, cocker spaniel Frances and cockapoo Bella. Kaitlyn also enjoys socialising with friends and going for drinks, her drink of choice is a gin and tonic.

ellie opie

Trainee Solicitor

Ellie began her training contract with us in September 2022 and is one of our trainee solicitors. Ellie studied law at the University Of East Anglia, she then completed her LPC with masters in Legal practice at the University Of Sheffield achieving a merit. Ellie moved back to Norwich and began working at MJP in January 2021. Ellie works in our purchase team but has also worked in our sales and post completion departments

Megan stevens

paralegal

Megan has been with us since 2021 and is a paralegal in our purchase team. Megan studied at the university of Lincoln and graduated in 2021 with a 2:1. Megan is beginning her course in July to become a solicitor. Outside of work Megan enjoys visiting different cities and cross stitching.

Courtney Evans

Apprentice CILEX Paralegal

Courtney is currently a paralegal in our exchange and completions team but will soon be starting her 6-year solicitor apprenticeship. Courtney studied law through the open university and received her certificate of higher education in law 2021, she was also awarded the title of legal team employee of the year 2021. Outside of work Courtney is a social butterfly who enjoys going on holidays, attending music festivals and spending time with her friends.

Caitlin Jolly

Paralegal

Caitlin began working with us in 2021 as part of our onboarding team and is now a paralegal in our purchase team. Caitlin is also in charge of running all of our company social media accounts. She is currently studying a law degree through the open university. Outside of work Caitlin enjoys going out with her friends and family and working out at the gym.

Charlotte Cottam

Trainee Licensed Conveyancer

Charlotte joined MJP in 2016 and has worked across multiple departments including onboarding and as assistant to the director to our director. Charlotte is currently head of our sales team whilst also maintaining her long-standing role of Client Relations Manager. Charlotte is currently in the process of completing qualifications to become a Conveyancing Technician.

Phillipa White

Trainee Licensed Conveyancer

Phillippa attended the University of Essex and got an upper 2:1 in her law degree. She then went on to study her Legal Practice Course and Masters at the University of Law where she secured a Distinction and an overall average of 79% for her exam grades. In her spare time, Phillippa plays football, regularly attends the gym and has a large aquarium at home.

Tom Appleton

Trainee Licensed Conveyancer

Tom comes from a background in the insurance industry having done this for 4 years. Tom came to MJP at the end of 2021 as a paralegal with a strong interest in the legal sector. Alongside work, Tom is now undertaking a training qualification to become a licensed conveyancer. Outside of work, Tom enjoys Fishing, skiing, watching live music and socialising with friends.

Victoria Steer

Paralegal

Victoria has been with us since 2021 and is a paralegal in our sales team, her role is progressing and assisting in sale transactions from initial instruction to when they are passed to our exchange and completion team. Outside of work Victoria is a keen reader, her favourite author being Stephen King and has a collection of around 500 books!

Alex Kuria

paralegal

Alex has been with us since 2021 and works in our post completion team as a paralegal. Alex is currently studying to be a trainee solicitor with the university of law, he also has a masters degree in international trade law from the University of East Anglia. Outside of work, Alex enjoys travelling, playing music and is currently learning to play the violin.

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