Meet our team
Clive Ponder TEP | Director
SRA Number: 649250
Clive Ponder BSc (Hons) CEng FIMMM TEP is our Director. He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and has completed the STEP Diploma.
Clive Ponder graduated from Nottingham University in 1974 with a 1st class Honours degree in Mining Engineering, and at the age of 36 was appointed as General Manager of Markham Colliery in Derbyshire.
Over twenty years ago Clive set up his own company, taking instructions for and processing private client documents for his own clients. Clive is extremely knowledgeable in Conveyancing and specialises in transferring properties into Trust.
Bob Massey TEP DipPFS | Director
SRA Number: 649251
Bob Massey BSc DipPFS TEP is our Director. He is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and has completed the STEP Diploma. He is also an IFA qualified to DipPFS level. Bob's career as a financial adviser began with Legal and General in 1983, advising in all areas of personal and corporate products and taxation.
Bob's technical expertise was recognised, along with team building skills, so L&G progressed his career with the training and development of other advisers, then appointing him the youngest ever Branch Manager and then Executive Sales Manager.
Bob specialises in taxation.
Anthony Mbanefo-Harris (HOLP) | Director & Solicitor
SRA Number: 567759
Anthony Mbanefo-Harris LL. B (Hons) is our Director and the registered HOLP at the practice. Anthony has over 10 years’ professional experience gained across the private, public and third sectors prior to returning to the law and qualifying as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales.
Having set up and managed his own general practice law firm, Anthony has experience across a wide range of areas including, residential and commercial property law, civil litigation, private family law, employment law and the negotiation of commercial transactions and contracts.
Anthony is committed to ensuring the systems and processes in place at CTT Law allow the firm to offer a high quality of service and adhere to the professional regulations which govern the business.
Debbie Bates (HOFA) | Director
SRA Number: 649253
Debbie is the head of our Finance Department and has over 15 years of experience in accounts with the last 7 of those years primarily looking after client money accounts.
Debbie has embraced the role as HOFA and is committed to ensuring systems and processes are in place to enable the company to comply with obligations imposed under the SRA Accounts Rules.
Yasmin Chohan | Conveyancing Executive
Yasmin Chohan, LLB (Hons), ACilex is a Conveyancing Executive with over 5 years’ experience in Residential Conveyancing gained across the country including London and the West Midlands. Following graduation, Yasmin commenced the professional CILEX qualification and looks forward to Fellow membership of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
Over the course of her career, Yasmin has gained experience in several areas of law alongside conveyancing which helps her to offer a well-rounded service to her clients.
Laura Massey | Licenced Conveyancer
Laura Massey LL.B (Hons) is a Licenced Conveyancer with over 4 years of professional experience in Residential Conveyancing in and around the West Midlands and Warwickshire. Laura graduated from Nottingham Law School in 2016 before undertaking the Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice in 2017 and obtaining her Conveyancing Licence.
Laura has previously worked in high street firms and has obtained a great deal of experience in sales, purchases and transfers of equity as well as dealing with lease extensions and unregistered land.
Dominic Haney | Conveyancing Paralegal
Dominic Haney LLB (Hons) is a Conveyancing Paralegal with experience in trust conveyancing. Dominic graduated from Birmingham City University with honours in 2018 before beginning his legal career.
Having gained specialist knowledge and understanding of trust conveyancing from his time working in-house in the conveyancing department of a leading and well-respected national Trust Corporation, Dominic joins CTT Law with a passion for conveyancing and for the continued development of his conveyancing skills and experience.
Natalie Kelly-Jones | Conveyancing Paralegal
Natalie Kelly-Jones is a Conveyancing Paralegal with over 14 years' experience in the conveyancing industry.
Natalie has gained a wide range of conveyancing experience over her career, including specialist leasehold knowledge regarding onerous ground rents, service charges and the legal developments which followed the Grenfell Tower disaster. Natalie prides herself on the quality of her customer service and looks forward to further developing her technical skills and putting her experience to good use at CTT Law.