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Elly Tavener.


Elly has worked within the law from the age of 17. She has been a conveyancer for over 17 years during which time she studied for and qualified as a Licenced Conveyancer.


As our resident Northerner, Elly is known for being straight talking and works tirelessly for her clients. Over the last 10 years working for Simpson Jones in Ashby, Elly has built up great relationships with local estate agents and other solicitors meaning she is in the ideal position to make sure that client’s property transaction go through as smoothly as possible. Elly’s experience in residential conveyancing matters includes both freehold and leasehold transactions which include sales, purchases, developments, Help to Buy matters, lease extensions, re-mortgages and equity releases. I have acted for a wide range of clients including individuals and companies

How can I help you?

Good communication is so important to the smooth progress of any property transaction. I’m never afraid to get on the phone and work with estate agents to keep things moving and to ensure that I get the very best results for my clients.


When Elly does manage to get away from the office, she likes to go swimming, kickboxing and is an avid reader, ideally on a beach in some far away location.

Meet our team of experts.

Our team is happy to provide you with a quote, and answer any initial questions you may have.

Derby Office

Joanne Jones

Partner & Head of Property Department Read more

Deb Peck

Partner & Director of Operations Read more

Luke Smyth

Head of Wills & Probate Read more

Toby Clamp

Residential Conveyancer Read more

Kimberley Thorley

Residential Conveyancer Read more

Theresa Shuttlewood

Conveyancing Assistant Read more

Emma Brown

Personal Assistant Read more

Cat Pinchbeck

Personal Assistant Read more

Trish Thomas

Personal Assistant Read more

Lucy Parsons

Paralegal Read more

Kani Shwani

Ashby Office

Elly Tavener

Partner Read more

Luke Smyth

Head of Wills & Probate Read more

Beth Bancroft

Personal Assistant/Paralegal Read more

Billie-Ann Samardzija


Kim Smith

Conveyancing Assistant
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Our contact details are:

Derby Office: 01332 200200

Ashby Office: 01530 412046