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 transfer of equity on both freehold and leasehold properties.

Since January 2018 I have been specialising in the Newbuild team dealing with  new build sales and purchases, Help to Buy transactions, investment re-sales and Investor development sales and purchases.  I work alongside Michelle Peters who is a Director of the firm and we are both supported by Trainee Case Manager Emma Jones and 3 Senior Legal Assistants; Rebecca Gardener, Olivia Nelson and Abigail Carroll.

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, and have recently taken up a sewing class because of my love of fashion.

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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 my  Newbuild Case Manager Emma Jones who joined TQ in 2015 and Three Newbuild Legal Assistants Abigail Carrol who joined TQ in 2017 following completion of her degree, Rebecca Gardner who joined TQ in 2015 following completion of her degree and Olivia Nelson who joined TQ in 2015 following three years previous legal experience at another firm.

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

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Rebecca Waller

Commercial Director and Team Leader

I am a qualified solicitor, Director and a Team Leader specialising in commercial conveyancing and have worked at TQ Property Lawyers since 2017.   Having spent most of my legal career dealing with both residential and commercial conveyancing.

I am supported by my two commercial case managers Joanne Chik who has completed her LPC and is currently training to be a Solicitor she is multilingual and able to speak English, Mandarin Chinese; Cantonese Chinese and Japanese and Senior Legal Assistant Ashley Williams who graduated with a Law degree in 2015 and completed her LPC and Master’s in 2016 she joined TQ in 2017 and my Commercial Legal Assistant John Myerscough who joined TQ shortly before completing his Law Degree in 2018.

Outside of work my hobbies include dancing, listening to music, drawing and reading. I come from the area, originally from Wigan.

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 13 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 Junior Legal Assistant Jodie Fletcher who has been at TQ since 2014 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 Charlotte Andrews who has worked at TQ for 3 years starting in our Accounts department and my Junior Legal Assistant Katie Birkett who joined the company in April 2018 and has worked her way up to this role.

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 Junior Legal Assistant Rebekah Stanton who has been at TQ since 2014 and started in our Reception Team and progressed to the New Business manager before starting  her current role.

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 Case Manager Ashley Worgan who has six years Conveyancing experience and has been at TQ since 2014 and my Junior 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.

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 3 years and I am currently completing the relevant course to become a fully qualified Licensed Conveyancer.

My supervising Director is Naimah Kamal who oversees all my transactions

I am supported by my Senior Legal Assistant Shannon Gornall who joined TQ in 2018 following the successful completion of her Legal Practice Course and my Junior Legal Assistant Lucy Clayton who has been at TQ since 2015 and started in our Post Completions Team.

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

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Lauren Rampling

Resi Team Back Up

I am a Team Leader, specialising in residential conveyancing, in particular dealing with unregistered land. I 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 Gareth Jones who oversees all my transactions

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