Eddie Dervish


Partner.  Eddie has been with the firm since 1988 and has been a partner since 1995. Eddie has a wide client base of UK and international clients consisting of both individual and corporate clients.  Areas of speciality are civil/commercial litigation, Landlord and Tenant and company work. Eddie has five reported cases, details of which are contained in the press/links page.


Enis Rifat


Enis joined the firm on the 01st October 2010 as a partner. Enis was a long standing partner in the firm of Pollards established in 1958. From 2006 he continued to practice as a sole practitioner under the name of Pollards in North London being a branch of the original firm of Pollards which he set up and managed.Enis built up and managed the litigation department, and over the years he acquired a wide client base of both commercial and private clients. Enis's expertise in civil litigation, employment, Matrimonial, and Personal Injury, as well as being an experienced practitioner in Immigration and Nationality Law, enables the firm to cover a more diverse field of litigation.


 Birshen Aktan


Birshen has been with the firm since 2000 and became a partner in December 2013. Birshen is a qualified Licensed Conveyancer and undertakes all types of residential and commercial conveyancing.



 Nick Del-Vecchio


Legal Executive. Nick is a fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and specialises exclusively in civil litigation. Nick has been with the firm since 2003. He speaks fluent Italian



 Che Davey


joined the firm in 2017. She is a trainee Legal Executive specialising in Civil Litigation. Having recently passed her CILEx exams she hopes to become a fully qualified Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives in 2018. She has three years experience in Landlord and Tenant, breach of Contract and Debt Recovery Litigation.



 Sarah Sawyer


Sarah is personal assistant to Eddie Dervish and has been with us since 1997. Sarah has extensive experience of dealing with private and corporate clients. She is also the firm’s Licensing Executive and undertakes all types of licensing work



 Elaine Willmont


Elaine has been with the firm since 1996. Elaine is our appointed CQS Manager. One of Elaine’s most important roles is to monitor conveyancing files and work closely with our property department’s fee earners to ensure that conveyancing files are dealt with efficiently and competently. Elaine also assists with the general administrative management of the firm



 Samantha Philippou


Sam has been with the firm since 2000 having started as receptionist/admin clerk. Sam has progressed over the years to costs clerk and since 2015 to a Personal Assistant position-to Enis Rifat.



 Liz Dimler


Liz is an experienced conveyancing senior secretary who assists Birshen Aktan. Liz has been with the firm since 2010.



Deborah Brown


Deborah joined the Firm in 2017.  She is a graduate legal executive specialising in residential and commercial conveyancing transactions and is an assistant to Ms Birshen Aktan



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