The legal team here at Optimum are specialists and experts, so we really know the ins and outs of our area of law: residential and commercial conveyancing, wills and lasting powers of attorney. And because we specialise in these areas, we can focus on the real issues that affect our clients daily: domestic and commercial property sales and purchase, tenancies and leases, equity release, and lasting powers of attorney and wills. We offer the same approach to all our clients: we listen carefully, we use our expertise to come up with the best course of action for you, and we deal with your issue in a professional, responsive manner keeping you informed every step of the way. Talk to us about conveyancing in Swindon, Cheltenham and the surrounding area.
Iain is our Head of Legal, overseeing Optimum’s busy legal department, which c
Iain is our Head of Legal, overseeing Optimum’s busy legal department, which covers conveyancing, wills and probate.
During his career, Iain has worked with a range of clients across the South West and the UK, from large corporates to individuals and renewable energy providers. He was also part of the legal team working with the Homes and Communities Agency, helping with the regeneration of Swindon’s town centre.
His favourite pastime is skiing (he says it’s the adrenaline rush he loves). He admits he once entered another country without permission – but that’s all he will divulge!
Rebekah is our Bookkeeper and Legal Cashier, handling bookkeeping for both our a
Rebekah is our Bookkeeper and Legal Cashier, handling bookkeeping for both our accountancy and legal sides of the business. She began working in finance in 1996, and is AAT qualified.
In her spare time, Rebekah (Bex) enjoys watching her daughter’s football matches, walking the dog, and, when the opportunity arises, relaxing by the beach.
For her role at Optimum, Tara specialises in freehold and leasehold sale and pur
For her role at Optimum, Tara specialises in freehold and leasehold sale and purchase, transfers, re-mortgages, shared ownership and Help to Buy transactions.
Tara has worked in the legal profession for more than 20 years, and successfully completed her Ilex legal qualification while working full-time and running a home.
Tara’s hobbies include reading, walking, listening to music and baking (and eating!) cake. Her claim to fame is sitting a few seats away from Queen’s Brian May during a theatre trip.
Tahlia is based with our legal team, helping to prepare quotes for clients and i
Tahlia is based with our legal team, helping to prepare quotes for clients and issuing important documentation, such as draft contracts/transfers.
Before joining Optimum, Tahlia was working with an energy company, and most of her career has been spent in administrative roles. She also has bar work experience.
In her spare time, Tahlia enjoys socialising, travel and going to the gym.
Tracey is Optimum’s Operations Director, who deals with everything from managi
Tracey is Optimum’s Operations Director, who deals with everything from managing our client database to making sure we don’t run out of tea and coffee.
She has worked for most of her career in secretarial and admin roles, although briefly ran a pub with her partner but (in her words) “saw sense” and returned to office work.
In her spare time, she enjoys socialising, cycling, going to the gym (she’s run Swindon Half Marathon more than once) and has recently taken up tap-dancing.
Tracey’s role is to offer a warm welcome to visitors to our Swindon office, an
Tracey’s role is to offer a warm welcome to visitors to our Swindon office, and answering and directing incoming calls.
Much of Tracey’s career has been in customer service, but her last two roles have been as a receptionist, which she thoroughly enjoys because she likes meeting new people.
In her spare time, Tracey likes nothing more than spending time with the family, eating out and taking holidays.
Tracey’s motto: life is a party to be had!
Debbie is one of our two receptionists, giving visitors to our Swindon office a
Debbie is one of our two receptionists, giving visitors to our Swindon office a warm welcome, as well as answering and directing incoming calls.
Debbie has a 30 year career as a secretary/PA in the oil and gas industry, but prior to joining Optimum worked in a family-run farm shop, which involved lots of chatting to customers!
In her spare time, Debbie loves gardening, which she finds very relaxing and rewarding (if the pests don’t ruin her hard work). She also enjoys cooking and socialising with friends.
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