Meet Ana our Solicitor, Notary & Law Society Accredited Mediator

    Ana qualified as a solicitor in 2009, as a Mediator in 2012 and as a Notary Public in 2013. Ana is now a Law Society Accredited Mediator. In 2013, Ana founded Castelo Solicitors and Castelo Notaries and is very proud of how quickly Castelo has become established as a recognised name in the industry.

    Ana has seen first-hand how important and beneficial it is for clients who do not understand the legal process, to have someone who they can trust to manage their matter for them.

    As well as Ana being registered as a solicitor with the Portuguese ‘Ordem dos Advogados’, Castelo has a Portuguese Legal Executive and an associated office in Portugal to provide our British clients with a Portuguese service in a language that they understand.

    As well as providing a first class legal service in England, Ana and her team pride themselves on being the bridge between English and Portuguese legal services that can be relied on.
    Bachelor Degree European Studies and French – University of Manchester
    Graduate Diploma in Law – BPP Manchester
    Legal Practice Course – BPP Manchester
    Family Mediation Course – ADRG
    Civil Mediation Course – 218 Strand
    Notarial Practice – University College London
    Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish and French

    Meet Sonia our Solicitor and Mediator

    Sonia is a Solicitor and Mediator. Sonia qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and as a Mediator in 2015.
    Having headed the family department in a well known firm Sonia is now settled at Castelo as a partner.

    Sonia is particularly experienced in negotiating and litigating complex financial disputes concerning various levels of assets in the UK and abroad. Separate to financial issues, Sonia provides expert advice and assistance in all aspects of Private Children Law including applications for child arrangements orders, including relocation and removal abroad.
    Sonia has a reputation for integrity, determination and for consistently striving to achieve the very best outcome for her clients, whether through settlement negotiations or robust court action.
    LLB Law – Middlesex University
    Legal Practice Course – College of Law
    Family Mediation Course – Resolution
    Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish and French

    Meet Miriam our Duty Accredited Solicitor

    Sonia is a Solicitor and Mediator. Sonia qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and as a Mediator in 2015.
    Having headed the family department in a well known firm Sonia is now settled at Castelo as a partner.

    Sonia is particularly experienced in negotiating and litigating complex financial disputes concerning various levels of assets in the UK and abroad. Separate to financial issues, Sonia provides expert advice and assistance in all aspects of Private Children Law including applications for child arrangements orders, including relocation and removal abroad.
    Sonia has a reputation for integrity, determination and for consistently striving to achieve the very best outcome for her clients, whether through settlement negotiations or robust court action.
    LLB Law – Middlesex University
    Legal Practice Course – College of Law
    Family Mediation Course – Resolution
    Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish and French

    Meet Rita our Office Manager

    Rita joined Castelo from the Portuguese Consulate in London in 2014 and is responsible for the smooth running of the firm and HR.
    After completing her Law degree in Lisbon, Rita came to London where she has now been living for the last six years.

    Bachelor Degree in Law – University Lusiada Lisbon
    HR Resource Management – City University London
    Languages: English, Portuguese, French, Spanish and Italian

    Meet Tahseen our Office Assistant
    Tahseen is our office assistant responsible for assisting the office manager with the smooth running of the firm and providing secretarial assistance to the fee earners.
    Tahseen will often be the first point of contact when calling the firm and is used to handling enquiries and passing them on to the relevant team member.
    Legal Secretary Course – CILEX
    NVQ Level 2 Business Administration
    NVQ Level 2 Health and Social care

    Meet Tahseen our Office Assistant

    Tahseen is our office assistant responsible for assisting the office manager with the smooth running of the firm and providing secretarial assistance to the fee earners.

    Tahseen joined us in 2014 and quickly became an invaluable member of the team.

    Tahseen can also speak Persian and Urdu.

    Meet Alice our Office Assistant

    Alice is our office assistant and assists Rita and Tahseen with the smooth running of the firm.

    Alice spends most of her day taking enquiries and dealing with embassies and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

    Alice is currently undertaking her Level 2 in Business Administration.

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