Mohammed Esa

Legal Director With more than a decade of experience as a qualified solicitor within civil litigation, Mohammed is knowledgeable in all areas regarding the structure, culture and procedures that make up the legal profession. Outside of work, he takes an interest in astronomy, travel, sports, and martial arts.

Abha Benjamin

Solicitor/Head of Lancaster site Having worked in law for thirteen years, Abha’s newest challenge is managing the growing litigation team in Lancaster who work on HDR and different sectors within financial misselling and unfair lending. She loves a Nando’s and travelling, especially to Santorini which she visited recently.

Jayna Mistry

Solicitor/Team Leader Jayna is our resident pensions and investment expert, but throughout her eight years working in law (and five PQE), she has also gained wills, personal injury, civil litigation, financial misselling, Plevin, BEC and construction law experience under her belt. She enjoys organising charity events, cooking, and planking – her record is seven minutes!

James Chippendale

Team Leader James is responsible for Lancaster’s First Response Unit and managing client onboarding activity. Since joining the company in an admin role, James has come up through Sandstone Legal’s academy programme and has now completed the PRINCE2 Agile course and started the GFL. He dedicates his spare time to golfing and the gym.

Anmol Singla

Trainee Solicitor/Team Leader Anmol has a number of years’ experience as a qualified advocate in India and is on his way to qualifying as a solicitor in the UK through Sandstone Legal’s SQE challenge. He also took on a significant role in the building up to the Plevin Group Litigation Order. When he isn’t working, […]

Jawad Liaquat

Solicitor Jawad has been qualified as a solicitor for three years now and has accumulated a wealth of experience in civil litigation, commercial law, immigration work, financial misselling and HDR. Outside of work, he is an avid foodie (Indian and Italian are his favourites) and gym-goer.

Sadia Surve

Solicitor Sadia qualified as a solicitor back in 2014 and has over a decade of experience working in law, namely civil litigation. She is a Grade A solicitor with a significant background in management and a love for dancing, gaming, and trying different cuisines.

Maariyaah Ibrahim

Trainee Solicitor Maariyaah is an aspiring solicitor who is currently undertaking the SQE challenge. Maariyaah came through as part of Sandstone Legal’s academy programme. She has experience in multiple areas of law, including Plevin, HDR, and criminal law. Outside of work, she enjoys baking and painting. Her artwork has even been displayed in Preston’s Harris […]

Ashna Rathore

Trainee Solicitor Ten years after first starting her legal journey, and five since qualifying as an advocate in India, Ashna’s preparing to qualify as a solicitor in the UK through Sandstone Legal’s SQE challenge. Her experience in corporate law, Plevin and BEC have allowed her to move up through our academy programme. Outside of work, […]

James Middleton

Trainee Solicitor James is currently on track to qualify as a solicitor through the SQE route following progression through the firm’s academy programme. He has moved through the firm amassing experience in PPI Plevin, IVA claims, and now HDR. Outside of work, he supports Preston North End FC and has an ever-growing collection of vinyl […]