We're a small but mighty team of estate planners and administration experts here to help guide you every step of the way.
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Office and Sales Manager
Sophie has been a member of the CSE Team since 2015 and has worked extensively during that time to have become Senior Management 3 years ago. Sophie currently manages the administration and sales teams, which ranges from monitoring all clients and workload, organising training and maintaining/updating company processes.
Sophie is also a fully trained Estate Planning Consultant, meaning that she can also provide full advice to clients where required. Alongside this, Sophie has completed a Business Management degree and is currently training to become a Probate Practitioner.
Outside of work, Sophie is enjoying decorating her new home and exploring the world with her partner and 2 boys.
Karen has recently re-joined the Countrywide Team having previously worked within the industry for some time. She has fit back into our team perfectly and is an integral member.
She is enjoying re-training and is a perfectionist, focusing on completing everything that does to the best of her ability, providing a high-quality service to all clients she deals with. Karen is also hoping to gain qualifications for herself in the coming years.
Karen is married and a Mum to 2 grown children who are both successful in their fields. In her spare time, Karen enjoys fitness, travel, baking and good films.
Vicky is a well-established member of the team who brings management experience to the office alongside the ability to draft legal documentation.
Vicky offers our clients a personal and approachable service, with a skill set that allows all she does to be completed to a high standard. She always ensures that clients are updated at each stage of the process to maintain all client relationships.
Vicky is married and a Mum to 2 babies and is currently on maternity leave after the birth of her daughter, Mia. We are looking forward to welcoming Vicky back to the office soon.
Bethany is the newest member of the Countrywide Team but has quickly become a key member of the administration team, assisting all clients with a smooth transition from Application to Document Completion.
Bethany is dedicated to ensuring that clients queries are answered quickly and efficiently, as well as dealing with the general day to day legal administrative duties, such as document checking and drafting.
Bethany has recently graduated from the Bird Performing Arts College and enjoys keeping up with performing arts and fitness in her spare time.
Estate Planning Consultant
Neville has over 30 years' experience in financial services sector and now specializes in Estate Planning and associated areas.
Neville's personable approach puts clients quickly at ease and he can discuss estate planning topics with empathy and sensitivity. His many years of experience enable him to take a holistic approach as well as providing technical support and knowledge to clients.
Neville is married with 2 grown children who are both successful and doing Neville proud. In his spare time, Neville enjoys watching football and walking with his puppy.
Estate Planning Consultant
Clive has been with the Countrywide Team for 5 years and is a well experienced Estate Planning Consultant, creating great relationships with every client that he sees.
Clive has a friendly, professional approach and can put all clients at ease, no matter the circumstances. He works to create a planning solution that is best and provide all clients with peace of mind for their futures.
Clive is married with a big family of children/stepchildren and in his spare time he enjoys helping his wife, Emma, run a successful magazine company in Southend. He is also currently volunteering for the Samaritans.
Human Resources Officer
Leanne has worked with the Countrywide Team for 7 years and holds extensive experience in customer liaison, before recently deciding to turn her hand to in-office organisation and relationships.
She is now the direct contact for all members of the team, providing support to all staff where needed. We are confident that all our HR needs are in good hands with Leanne at the helm.
Leanne is a married Mum of 2 young girls who she enjoys taking on days out and exploring with