Our People - Meet the Team | AVRillo Conveyancing Solicitors

Our People

Let us look after you.

Our people are extraordinary; we’ve established a company culture that fuels a happy desire for excellence. You will be at the very heart of our firm. You will mean something here. It's no coincidence that we're in the 'Top 100 Best Workplaces', ranked 7th in the UK's Great Workplaces for Women, UK's Best Trainer and overall Best UK Conveyancers. If you're happy, we know you will keep our clients happy. If you are hard working, organised, passionate about creating something special come and join our extended AVRillo family. Email your c/v to hello@avrillo.co.uk.

What Our People Think?

I can honestly say that AVRillo is truly a welcoming and amazing firm to work, they put their employees at the heart and view them as family. Tony and Angelo both invested their time from the beginning to train all employees to be the best they can be. It's a pleasure coming into work every day where the energy is high, even on a Monday morning!Luxna Sriskanda

I can see why their teaching is award-winning, it's truly amazing, I remember learning more in my first few months, than the previous 5 years as lawyer in all my previous firms!!! No one ever took the time to train as Tony and Angelo do. I feel like a better conveyancer. My clients and agents happier, and I am pushing my cases faster! I have grown SOOOOO much since being here!!! I do feel a lot more confident and I value myself so much more than I did before. There is a reason why AVRillo are flying and other companies are not!! Thank you again for making this possible. Victoria Nankiwell-Long

Our People

Angelo Piccirillo
Angelo Piccirillo | Senior partner

Angelo Piccirillo

Angelo is one of the highest qualified lawyers in the UK and NLP motivational coaches -his energy is contagious. Dedicated to his team, and they to him, his award winning training include finding faster, practical solutions to legal problems. Angelo is passionate about keeping AVR at the top of customer experiences, and is behind AVR's 60 Gold Awards. He loves family, friends, nice holiday's, great pasta and a touch of vino!

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.

Sarah Baker
Sarah Baker | Partner

Sarah Baker

Sarah is one of the partners at AVRillo. 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.”

Michael Vanderhook
Michael Vanderhook | Conveyancer

Michael Vanderhook

Customer services expert, looks after our initial on boarding of clients. Loves getting the job done.

Hazel Grayling
Hazel Grayling | Client services

Hazel Grayling

Hazel is our client relationship expert. She works closely with estate agents to ensure AVRillo always deliver on their promises to get the job done fast, deliver outstanding customer service, always be available and move their pipeline to completion, more successfully than anyone else. AVRillo is supportive, creative, and an amazing place to work, they genuinely care about their staff, and their clients”

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 | Conveyancer

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 | Client services

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 | Conveyancer

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"

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."

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!"

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"

Red Letter Days

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