Our People

Let us look after you.

Our people are extraordinary; we’ve established a company culture that fuels a happy desire for excellence. They become personally invested in you and your move, and everyone has a part to play – our team never want to fail. It's no coincidence that we're in the 'Top 100 Best Workplaces', have won 'Investors in People' Gold for 'Best Commitment to Staff Training', and Gold for 'Best Customer Service.'

Our People

Ella- Rose Sampson
Ella- Rose Sampson | Legal assistant

Ella- Rose Sampson

Ella is an integral part of AVRillo's conveyancing team. She is extremely organised and a brilliant asset. Clients love her ability to just get on with the job. Ella enjoys spending her spare time with family and visiting vintage markets. "I love it at AV Rillo. It has the perfect balance between friendly and professional"

Georgina Lapwood
Georgina Lapwood | Client services

Georgina Lapwood

Georgina has a dual role. She helps run the hospitality team as well as the using her expertise in IT. Always there for to help. She likes to socialise with friends at the weekends and is a big Spurs fan. "I love working at AV Rillo the partners see my potential and inspire me to do more"

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Jessica Payne
Jessica Payne | Solicitor

Jessica Payne

Jessica is crucial part of the conveyancing team. Her clients like her re-assuring manner and her ability to find solutions when complications arise. Jessica likes to socialise, shop and she also likes to knit. "I love coming to work, I always feel supported and enjoy working as part of a cohesive team"

Joanne Turnbull
Joanne Turnbull | Conveyancer

Joanne Turnbull

Jo is part of Jessica's conveyancing team. Kind hearted, efficient and hard working. Clients love her ability to reassure them in difficult times. Jo is a Liverpool fan and loves to travel. "The main reason I love working at AVRillo is the family atmosphere."

Josie Piccirillo
Josie Piccirillo | Client services

Josie Piccirillo

Josie is head of accounts. Efficient, organised and hard working. She ensures this important part of the solicitors office is well run and always up to date. In her spare time she loves the cinema and spending time with her children, friends and not forgetting her husband! "I am so lucky. AVRillo is like a home away from home".

Jude Hilton
Jude Hilton | Client services

Jude Hilton

Jude works with the accounts team managing the day to day accounts of the firm. Jude is a keen piano player, enjoys art, rock music and playing pool. "I love working at AVRillo because it is such a positive place to be"

Julie Graham
Julie Graham | Client services

Julie Graham

Julie has been at AV Rillo for 6 years and deals with all aspects of money recieved/paid out and bank/ ledger reconcilations.
Julie likes to travel and enjoys trying new restaurants. "I love coming to work at AV Rillo because Tony and Angelo are great bosses and very approachable."

Meltem Erdogan
Meltem Erdogan | Solicitor

Meltem Erdogan

Meltem is known for getting the job done. Not always easy in conveyancing. Her customers like her direct and honest approach. Well respected. Her Hobbies are going to the Gym, and swimming. She enjoys traveling and meeting new people. "At AV Rillo the training is immense and it is unbelievable how much you can learn on how to give to clients".

Rab Nawaz
Rab Nawaz | Client services

Rab Nawaz

Rab has been with AV Rillo for 7 years. Great organisation skills. Part of the solicitors support team. Issuing contracts, dealing with the Land Registry and post completion enquiries is just part of what he does. In his spare time he likes to read, go for country walks and spend time with his family. "Working for AVRillo is a privilege for everyone here. It is a great platform to enhance my skills"

Richard Buck
Richard Buck | Client services

Richard Buck

Richard is AVRillo's IT Manager, overseeing all IT operations, including coding. In Richard's spare time he likes to play jazz violin, practice Tai Chi Chuan and is a keen blogger. "AV Rillo is the best firm I've ever worked for, the partners are amazing employers"

Ruth Montia
Ruth Montia | Client services

Ruth Montia

Ruth is our Hospitality Manager and maintains our social media and website. Ruth enjoys spending time with her family ,reading novels and watching classic movies. " AV Rillo is a growing, successful and innovative firm. I feel so lucky to be part of it"

Sarah Baker
Sarah Baker | Conveyancer

Sarah Baker

Sarah is the Deputy Head of Conveyancing. She specialises in residential conveyancing, and has led a successful team here since 2011. She prides herself on exceeding her clients’ expectations, investing in relationships and achieving the highest standards. “I love the challenge and the fast paced vibrant atmosphere here. AVRillo has consistently supported me throughout my career.”

Stacey Cook
Stacey Cook | Client services

Stacey Cook

Stacey is part of our experienced Completions team, loves her job and is always ready to go the extra mile for her clients. In her spare time she is a cheeky spurs fan. “I love coming into work every day and the atmosphere here. I like the constant training and support given and how approachable the partners are."

Stefania Payne
Stefania Payne | Client services

Stefania Payne

Stefania has been with AVRillo for nearly 3 years and assists solicitors with purchase transactions and also does the dictating on files. She enjoys zumba and the gym to keep fit and also like to go to gigs. "I love working at AV Rillo as I couldn’t wish for nicer bosses who always make me feel appreciated."

Stephen Yates
Stephen Yates | Legal assistant

Stephen Yates

Stephen's our Compliance Officer and helps clients meet their obligations for ID and Anti Money Laundering. Stephen is a keen golfer and loves to travel. He was once in a band that played for Richard Branson. "It's a great working environment with two partners who make you feel part of the family."

Angelo Piccirillo
Angelo Piccirillo | Senior partner

Angelo Piccirillo

Angelo is a Senior Partner and a co-founder of AVRillo. Angelo is passionate about his business and is committed to keeping his firm's no. 1 position as the best conveyancers in the country. He is a dedicated family man and a keen Tottenham supporter. He loves great food, good wine, the movies and gadgets. To relax Angelo meditates or works out with boxing or Wing Chun Kung Fu.

Tony Piccirillo
Tony Piccirillo | Senior partner

Tony Piccirillo

Tony is a senior partner and co -founder of AV Rillo. Tony is passionate about his business and is committed to keeping his firm's no. 1 position as the best conveyancers in the country. He is a dedicated family man and a keen Tottenham supporter. He loves great food, good wine and enjoys cycling.

Andriana Panayi
Andriana Panayi | Client services

Andriana Panayi

Andriana works in the Head of the Hospitality department. In her spare time she loves to cook. "I enjoy working at A V Rillo because you have the perfect balance of working within a family environment, along with being professional and having many opportunities to develop your skills further."

Shadi Toserkani
Shadi Toserkani | Client services

Shadi Toserkani

Shadi woks in our hospitality team supporting customer and staff needs. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, socialising with friends and watching movies.
"I love working at A V Rillo because there is a great family atmosphere and everyone supports you from the start!"

Gamze Bakir
Gamze Bakir | Legal assistant

Gamze Bakir

Gamze is a Legal Assistant and part of Mel's conveyancing team. Gamze is a hard worker and focused on helping clients move. She enjoys being with her family and friends. “A V Rillo has the best atmosphere, with the most encouraging Partners who are always teaching you to do more and become the very best you can. It's amazing!"

Amar Kovacevic
Amar Kovacevic | Conveyancer

Amar Kovacevic

Amar is an conveyancer and is part of Sarah Baker's team. He has a commercial sense much needed in conveyancing. He has the ability to cut through red tape and find solutions for clients. “I enjoy the different challenges that each day brings. The training at AV Rillo enables us to give industry leading legal advice and support to clients, while offering practical commercial solutions.”

Donna Moniz
Donna Moniz | Client services

Donna Moniz

Donna knows a lot about how AVRillo work and the passion for getting the job done and helping clients. She assists the conveyancing team. In her spare time Donna likes to spend time with her family. "I love working at AV Rillo because there is always something new to learn and I have been able to develop my skills"

Aalliyah Larmie
Aalliyah Larmie | Client services

Aalliyah Larmie

Aalliyah is part of the Hospitality team and deals with clients daily. "I am so happy with AV Rillo, I am learning so much from such a great firm"

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