About Us

TQ Property Lawyers is based in Leigh, Lancashire, close to both Manchester and Liverpool. We have over 45 staff and handle in excess of 375 property completions every month, placing us in the top 2% of all conveyancing firms in the country.

Directors

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Ian Tenquist

Chairman

I qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and prior to founding TQ Property Lawyers I was a leading partner with a large, commercially orientated legal practice. I have accumulated a vast amount of experience in handling commercial conveyancing and investment scheme projects. I am also authorised by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers to conduct conveyancing of all types.

Outside work, my interests include attending live sporting and music events; and adventure holidays. I go to the gym and play tennis. I am married with three grown up children.

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Rachel Carhart

Newbuild Director & Newbuild Team Leader

I started at TQ Property Lawyers in 2016 and completed my training contract with the firm. I qualified as a solicitor in August 2018 and am a Company Director. I have worked in all aspects of residential conveyancing including sales, purchases, re-mortgages and transfers of equity on both freehold and leasehold properties.

Since January 2018 I have been specialising in New Build sales and purchases, Help to Buy transactions and Investment Re-Sales. I have headed up Team RC since September 2019. My team is made up of Emma Jones, a Case Manager who has worked at TQ since 2015, and Tilly Carroll, our legal assistant who joined the team in January 2019.

I live in Liverpool and studied Law at John Moores University, before completing my Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, Chester. Outside of work I enjoy keep fit classes, travelling and visiting new places.

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Debbie Jones

Resi Director

I am a qualified Licensed Conveyancer with over ten years experience in residential property. I started in the industry as an office junior having just left college and progressed to Director at TQ in 2016. It has been a rewarding climb up the career ladder and I am glad to have reached the top with TQ.

I currently supervise the teams run by Sarah Brockley and Carol Morris.

My hobbies outside of work include spending time with my family, watching films, listening to music and fitness.

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Gareth Jones

Managing Director

I am a solicitor and Director, having qualified in 2009. I specialise in residential conveyancing, with a particular specialism in apartments. I am also authorised by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers to conduct conveyancing of all types.

I am Managing Director and also supervise the teams run by Joanna Atkinson and Lauren Rampling

Outside work, my main passion is triathlons. I also love rugby union having played at club level for many years. I also enjoy spending time with my wife and two girls. I come from and still live in the area with my family.

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Naimah Kamal

Resi Director

I am a solicitor, having qualified in 2017. I am also authorised by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers to conduct conveyancing of all types.

Along with being a Director I also supervise the team run by Katrina Pendlebury

Outside work, my favourite hobbies are going to the cinema, spending time with family and friends and travelling. I come from the area and live in Bolton.

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Michelle Peters

Newbuild Director & Team Leader

I am a qualified Conveyancer authorised by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers. I have many years’ experience in all areas of property law. I joined TQ in 2009 as a Team Leader. I specialise in investment schemes and newbuild property transactions.

I am supported by three Newbuild Legal Assistants Abigail Carroll who joined TQ in 2017 following completion of her degree, Olivia Nelson who joined TQ in 2015 following three years previous legal experience at another firm and Lyndsey Eatough who joined in 2018 following completion of her degree.

I have lived in Leigh for over 20 years. My interests include running, fitness training and cooking.

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Joanne Chik

Director

I am a qualified solicitor, Director and a Team Leader specialising in Commercial and Buy to Let conveyancing and have worked at TQ Property Lawyers since 2017.

I am supported by my commercial case manager Ashley Williams who has completed her Legal Practice Course and is currently training to be a Solicitor and Senior Legal Assistant Shannon Gornall who joined TQ in 2018 following the successful completion of her Legal Practice Course and two Junior Legal Assistants Shannon McLaughlin, who has joined the company in 2019 and started in our Reception Team, and Marybeth Martin who has completed her Law Degree in 2017.

Outside of work, I love travelling and exploring the world. I am from Hong Kong and am a multilingual who can speak English, Mandarin Chinese; Cantonese Chinese; Japanese and Korean.

Team Leaders

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Tracey Anderson

Resi Team Leader

I am a Team Leader specialising in all aspects of residential Conveyancing and Unregistered Titles. I have worked at TQ Property Lawyers for 14 years I have previously specialised in Newbuild Conveyancing.

My supervising Director is Gareth Jones, who oversees all my transactions.

I am supported by my Senior Legal Assistant Shaunna Perkins who joined TQ in 2014 and is currently working towards becoming a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer and Legal Assistant Sara Unsworth who has been at TQ since 2018 and started in our Reception Team.

Outside of my working hours I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the gym and socialising with friends.

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Joanna Atkinson

Resi Team Leader

I am a Team Leader specialising in residential conveyancing, I have worked at TQ Property Lawyers for 12 years. I am currently completing the CLC course to become a fully qualified Legal Conveyancer

My supervising Director is Gareth Jones, who oversees all my transactions

I am supported by my senior Legal Assistant Katie Birkett who has worked at TQ for 2 years starting as a back-up legal assistant working her way up to this role. and my Legal Assistant John Myerscough who joined TQ shortly before completing his Law Degree in 2018.
Outside of my working hours I enjoy spending time with my family, especially baking and cooking with my children. I am from and currently live in the area.

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Sarah Brockley

Resi Team Leader

I am a Team Leader, specialising in residential conveyancing. I have worked at TQ Property Lawyers for 11 years having previously worked in our Reception and Post Completions Team before becoming a Team Leader.

My supervising Director is Debbie Jones who oversees all my transactions

I am supported by my Senior Legal Assistants Gemma Gilbert who has been at TQ since 2012 with several years previous experience having worked in Conveyancing since leaving school and Katie Ascroft who has worked at TQ since 2015. I am also supported by my Legal Assistant Rebecca Hollingsworth who has recently joined the team in 2020.

Outside of work, I enjoy reading, socialising with friends and travelling. I come from the area and currently live in Leigh.

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Carol Morris

Resi Team Leader

I am Team Leader specialising in residential conveyancing, I have worked in the field of Conveyancing for 19 years and been at TQ since 2015. I am currently completing the relevant course to become a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer.

My supervising Director is Debbie Jones who oversees all my transactions.

I am supported by my Residential Senior Legal Assistant Bryan Perkins who has a degree in History he has worked at TQ during holiday periods since 2016 and joined full time in August 2018 and Legal Assistant Chelsea Kennedy who joined TQ in February 201. Outside of working hours she has her own cake business and enjoys going to the gym and competes in mixed martial arts.

Outside of working hours I enjoy spending time with my children and socialising with friends. I am from and currently live in the area.

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Katrina Pendlebury

Resi Team Leader

I am a Team Leader, specialising in residential conveyancing. I have over 10 years conveyancing experience and have worked at TQ Property Lawyers for 4 years and I am currently completing the relevant course to become a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer.

My supervising Director is Debbie Jones who oversees all my transactions.

I am supported by my Assistants, Rebekah Station who joined TQ in 2014 and has worked in the admin department and the new business department within TQ and has since joined the legal team in 2018 and Jade Creighton joined TQ in 2018 and started in the admin/post completion department and since joined the legal team in 2019.

Outside of work, I enjoy baking and decorating cakes and spending time with my family.

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Charlotte Andrews

Team Leader

I am a Back-up Case Manager, specialising in residential conveyancing. I have worked at TQ Property Lawyers since 2015, I originally started in the accounts department and I have worked my way up to this role.

My supervising Director is Gareth Jones

Outside of work, I enjoy travelling, shopping and socialising with my friends and family. I come from the area and currently live in Leigh.