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Mr Sam Themis

Partner (Higher Court Advocate)

Areas of expertise:

Commercial litigation
Trade Marks and Copyright
Wills and Probate

    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.


          Miss Alyson Christie

          Practice Manager


          Miss Lisa Wilson

          Legal Secretary


          Miss Shannice Fredericks

          Legal Secretary


            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.


            Miss Fotoulla Menikou


            Areas of expertise:

            Financial Remedy
            Cohabitation Agreements
            Unmarried couples
            Pre-nuptial agreements

              Fotoulla completed her Legal Practice Course in 2001 at BPP Law School achieving a Distinction and has since undertaken a number of positions within the Legal profession.

              Fotoulla is a Partner based at our Shenfield office and deals with all aspects of family breakdown, including divorce, financial disputes, children matters, cohabitation disputes/agreements and pre-nuptial agreements.  She qualified in April 2017.

              Fotoulla is a member of Resolution whose professional members are committed to non-confrontational divorce, separation and other family problems.

              In her spare time, Fotoulla enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, dining out and trips to the theatre.


                Mr Christian Themis-George

                Solicitor Apprentice