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Mr Sam Themis 

Partner (Higher Court Advocate)

Areas of expertise:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Trade Marks and Copyright
  • Employment
  • Wills and Probate
  • Matrimonial
  • Conveyancing

Career history:

1991 – 1995 – Degree studies followed by Bar Vocational Course, pupillage, Verulam Chambers

1995-1999 – Verulam Chambers

1999 – 2003 – In-House Counsel, including plc

2003 – 2009 – Solicitor/Partner, establishing Themis Legal in partnership with ST Solicitors

    Miss Carla Eagleson

    Conveyancing Executive

    Area of Expertise:

    • Residential Conveyancing

    Carla became a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in May 2017 and will become a practising Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives later this year, 2018.

    She has worked in both family law and conveyancing since 2012 and over the years she has become more specialised in conveyancing. In addition to conveyancing, Carla’s areas of expertise also cover, equity release, lease extensions, commercial property transactions, re-mortgages, probate sales and assents.

    Carla joined our team in July 2017 and she is based primarily at our Shenfield office.

    On a personal level Carla is interested in law, politics and history. In her spare time, she enjoys learning German, travelling, and keeping fit. 

      Mrs Alyson Lee (nee Christie)

      Practice Manager

      Alyson joined ST Solicitors in June 2013, initially on a part time basis, but full time from 2017 and is kept busy as Office Manager, Conveyancing and assisting the Managing Partner in the day to day running of the firm.

      She is currently a member of CILEx.

      Her previous career has included working in investment banking for over ten years and opening and running her own retail business for ten years which she decided to close in 2017.

      In her spare time Alyson likes to garden, cycle and prefers being outdoors to in.  She also enjoys theatre and spending time with her family and is looking forward to travel at some point in the very near future.

        Miss Lisa Wilson 

        Legal Secretary

        Lisa gained a Higher Diploma in Administration Studies at Chelmsford College

        She joined the firm in October 2015 and works in the South Woodham Ferrers office.

        Lisa has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years and her main areas of work have been Residential Conveyancing and Private Client work to include assisting with Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probates.

        In her spare time, Lisa likes to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys car orientated events to include attending race days, regular car meets and caring for her car.

          Miss Shannice Fredericks

          Legal Secretary

          Shannice joined the firm as a Legal Secretary in 2015 and she is based primarily at our Shenfield office and assists all fee earners with several matters.

          In 2018 Shannice also graduated with a Business Honours Degree which covered many areas such as Digital+ Social Media Marketing, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Business Finance, Corporate Governance, Principles of Fraud, Business Technology and Operational Management.

          In her spare time, Shannice likes to spend time with her family and friends, travel and shop.

            Mr Umut Tarhan


            Area of Expertise:

            • Residential and Commercial Conveyancing

            Umut graduated with a Politics degree from the University of Greenwich in 1998 and after working in the public sector for a number of years he moved into the Legal Industry in 2007.

            Having gained several years’ experience in Conveyancing, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury, Umut qualified as a solicitor in 2012.

            Umut joined our team in 2016 and was made partner in 2017.  He is primarily based at our South Woodham office.

            On a personal level, Umut is fluent in Turkish and in his spare time enjoys travelling and boxing.

              Mr Christian Themis-George

              Solicitor Apprentice

              Christian joined ST Solicitors a year ago on a newly implemented LLB Solicitor Apprenticeship scheme, He shadows the solicitors in the office in order to gain valuable knowledge and experience, allowing him to understand the profession at a greater level.

              He finished sixth form in 2017 with 4 A level qualifications, and has passed the first year of exams for his apprenticeship course.

              He enjoys producing and dj’ing music, as well as going to the gym, spending time with family and friends and travelling.