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Meet Our Team

Mr. Mandeep Gill

Mr. Mandeep Gill

PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

Mandeep is the founder of ARKrights. Mandeep is passionate about law and about doing the best for all his clients. Mandeep is committed to striving to achieve excellence in his work, and to enthuse commitment and excellence in those that work at ARKrights. Mandeep’s passion lies in the areas of civil litigation, housing law and employment law. Mandeep is proud to have been the Solicitor responsible for a number of key changes in the areas of housing law, and civil practice. Mandeep is a keen advocate time permitting.

Outside of work, Mandeep is the proud father of two daughters, a very bouncy Hungarian Viszla and a keen sports enthusiast.

Miss Lucy Fox

Miss Lucy Fox

HEAD OF HOUSING DEPARTMENT

Lucy is the Head of ARKrights Housing Department. Lucy qualified as a Solicitor in 2011 and joined ARKrights the same year. Lucy is a joint supervisor of the Housing Department. Lucy advises on all aspects of Housing Law, including, Anti-Social Behaviour, Injunctions, Possession Proceedings, Homelessness, Disrepair and Unlawful Evictions. Lucy has worked on a number of current leading cases in this area of Law.

Outside of work Lucy is the proud mother of teenage twins. She also likes to attend sporting events. She regularly watches Watford FC and England, Boxing, Athletics and Tennis.

Mr. Mark Swann

Mr. Mark Swann

SOLICITOR/ HOUSING DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR

Mark is a Supervising Solicitor within the Housing Department. Mark joined ARKrights in 2013 after having previously worked at Shelter for many years. Mark is a compassionate and determined advocate in the local County Courts. Mark advises on all areas of housing law including claims for possession, disrepair proceedings, evictions and homelessness. Mark regularly acts for both landlords and tenants.

Outside of work, Mark is a keen runner and walker.

Emma McGowan

Miss Emma McGowan

PARALEGAL SOLICITOR/ HOUSING DEPARTMENT

Emma is a paralegal in the housing department, having joined the firm in October 2019. Emma advises on all aspects of housing law including possession claims, warrants of eviction, injunctions, anti-social behaviour and homelessness. She represents clients at the County Court where possible and previously worked under Duty Schemes across several South London County Courts.

Prior to commencing employment at ARKrights, Emma worked for a Law Centre advising on housing law, community care and welfare benefits.

Outside of work, Emma has an interest in playing piano (where admittedly her enthusiasm outweighs her talent) and devotes more attention than necessary to her two Maine Coon cats. 

Mr. Andrew Perera

Mr. Andrew Perera

SOLICITOR

Andrew is the newest recruit to ARKrights Housing Department. Andrew qualified as a Solicitor in 2016. He joined ARKrights in September 2017 in order to strengthen the Department. Andrew advises on all aspects of Housing Law including Possession proceedings, Homelessness, Disrepair and Unlawful Evictions. Andrew graduated from the University of Staffordshire in 2012. He subsequently went on to complete an LLM in Transnational Criminal Justice and an MBA. Andrew has also completed the Certificate stage from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Andrew is currently studying for a Doctorate in Business Administration.

Outside of work Andrew enjoys playing and watching cricket. Andrew is fluent in Sinhalese. 

Mr. Imran Sarfraz

Mr. Imran Sarfraz

TRAINEE SOLICITOR

Imran is a Trainee Solicitor in ARKrights Housing Department. Imran joined ARKrights Solicitors in 2013 after having gained a 1st class honours from the University of Hertfordshire. Imran has gained extensive experience in all aspects of Housing Law. He regularly advises clients with respect to Homelessness, Possession proceedings and Unlawful Evictions.

Outside of work Imran is a sports enthusiast. He supports Manchester United and also enjoys playing and watching cricket.

Mr. Arandeep Hundal

Mr. Arandeep Hundal

SUPERVISING SOLICITOR

Arandeep qualified as a Solicitor in October 2013 having trained in a private practice covering housing, family and child and other areas of litigation. Arandeep specialises in Housing and Debt Law. He has worked in both, private practice and in a leading national charity before joining Arkrights Solicitors.

He is presently a Supervising Solicitor at Arkrights based in the London office. He deals with matters relating to landlord and tenant law including possessions  and evictions, homelessness and allocations, appeals, judicial reviews, disrepair, anti-social behaviour and unlawful eviction and harassment injunctions. Arandeep also deals with matters relating to debt including mortgage issues and charges. Arandeep also addresses issues relating to housing under the Children Acts. He carries out his own advocacy at the County Court and has previous experience of working as a Duty Solicitor at the County Court under the Court Duty scheme. Arandeep provides clear and practical advice to his clients. He has experience of working with vulnerable clients and strives to reach the best possible solution in any given case. Arandeep has a keen interest in cases relating to the Equality Act 2010. Arandeep deals with both privately and publicly funded matters.

Outside of work Arandeep has an interest in travelling and running.

Arandeep is able to read, write and speak in Punjabi and is also able to speak in Hindi and Urdu. He also has an understanding of the German language. 

Mr. Haydn Howard

Mr. Haydn Howard

TRAINEE SOLICITOR

Haydn works as a Trainee Solicitor in the Housing Department. Haydn joined ARKrights in February 2017 after having previously worked at another firm in North West London. Haydn graduated from Essex University in 2012. He subsequently completed an LLM in Maritime Law from the University of Oslo. Since joining ARKrights Haydn has gained extensive experience in dealing with Homelessness applications and appeals. He currently has two cases pending in the Court of Appeal. Haydn is an extremely committed lawyer who is passionate about helping others. Haydn works hard to achieve a successful result for his clients.

Outside of work, Haydn’s interests include football, jogging, cooking, swing dance and playing the guitar.

Mr. Alan Durling

Mr. Alan Durling

SOLICITOR

Alan is a very experienced solicitor specialising in Family Law. He is a Children’s Representative of the Children Accreditation Scheme (Children Panel) and a member of the Family Panel. He has wide and current experience of divorce and separation, financial provision, domestic violence and cohabitation as well as detailed knowledge of and practise in Children Law, both public and private.

Alan is an enthusiastic member of the profession and applies this enthusiasm with drive and attention to detail.

He has a good connection with clients and an ability to communicate with those who need a sympathetic and understanding approach.

In children cases, he is able to assist and represent clients in emergency applications and where it is necessary to settle arrangements for children. Alan has wide experience in issues including care proceedings, placement order applications, adoption applications, Public Law Outline/letter before proceedings child protection and child in need negotiations and advice, child arrangement orders, prohibited steps and specific issue orders and wardship applications.

Outside of work: he is a married man with five adult children. He has a lifelong interest in rugby and cricket and enjoys walking and exploring the countryside. Alan enjoys visits to the theatre and watching sci-fi films on the cinema big screen.

Sandhya Gunesh

Sandhya Gunesh

PARALEGAL SOLICITOR

Sandhya is a paralegal in the Family Department.
Sandhya is client-centric and is aspiring to qualify as a solicitor.
Sandhya became passionate about law while studying law module in her ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) course in 2005. She completed her law studies, while working as a Client Accountant in Central London for over 5 years. She was awarded an International Student Scholarship for an LLB with Business, which she completed in 2011. She subsequently completed her Legal Practice Course in 2014 and an LLM in Tax Law at Queen Mary University in 2017.

Sandhya volunteered and worked for the Sutton Citizens Advice Bureau for 5 years. She was a generalist adviser and also a specialist in housing casework for 2 years. After the implementation of new flexible Pension Legislations in 2015, she was then trained by PwC UK to be a CII accredited, HMT Pension-Wise Guidance Specialist, for the Sutton CAB delivery centre and for nearly 3 years she helped clients over all over South-West London to make informed decision about their defined contribution pension schemes.

Before joining ARKrights Solicitors, she also worked in the tax department for the French bank, PSA Finance. Sandhya also studied Psychology for 1 year in Mauritius and is fluent in French and Hindi.

Outside work, Sandhya enjoys socialising, travelling and cooking and visiting her homeland, Mauritius.

Mrs. Krishna Gill

Mrs. Krishna Gill

PRACTICE MANAGER

Krishna works as ARKrights Practice Manager. Prior to opening ARKrights in 2005, Krishna worked as a CIMA qualified Accountant for a number of high profile multi-national companies. Krishna is a personable and passionate individual who has been instrumental in establishing ARKrights presence as a leading provider of specialist legal services. Krishna is the appointed COFA. Over recent years Krishna has been responsible for overseeing the growth and development of ARKrights.

Outside of work Krishna is a proud mother of two girls. She is also known for being passionate about food.

Miss. Greta Kisieliute

Miss Greta Kisieliute

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER

Greta started at Arkrights Solicitors in 2014 and is now ARKrights’ assistant practice manager.

Greta studied Biomedical Science at university and although not originally from a legal or accounts background she has found her niche within ARKrights, and now specialises in the operational management of ARKrights.

Greta is tenacious, driven and committed to succeeding at every task.

Outside of work, Greta is a keen sports and gym enthusiast, and enjoys reading and going to the cinema.

Miss Jacqueline Johnson

Miss Jacqueline Johnson

FRONT OF HOUSE

Jacqueline is the face and voice of ARKrights. She is the initial point of contact for all telephone calls and enquiries. Jacqueline also assists with the efficient running of the Administrative functions of the office. Jacqueline has over 10 years previous experience in client services.

Outside of work Jacqueline enjoys cooking. She is also the proud mother of two.

Mr. Amin Sharif

Mr. Amin Sharif

FINANCE

Amin is a deeply enthusiastic costs draftsman and acts as the driver behind ARKrights In-House Billing Department. Amin is a driven and approachable individual who came to ARKrights in 2014 and has bolstered the billing team since then. He deals with the more complex Housing and Family billing matters.

Outside of work, Amin enjoys gaming and going to music concerts and the cinema. 

Mr. Lee Fox

Mr. Lee Fox

COSTS DRAFTSMAN

Lee joined ARKrights in January 2018. Lee works as a Costs Draftsman in ARKrights In-House Billing Department. Lee has extensive experience in several different consumer facing industries. Lee has proved to be an asset to the team due to his insightfulness and dedication to the role.

Outside of work Lee is a season ticket holder at Watford Football Club.

Audrey Owusu Sekyere

Audrey Owusu Sekyere

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Audrey works as a Legal Assistant in the Family Law Department. She graduated from BPP Law School in 2016. Audrey is a dedicated individual who has good experience in working in legal office environments. She is skilled in fulfilling administrative tasks and prioritizing caseloads of up to 5 fee earners within a department.  

She joined ARKrights Solicitors in April 2019 initially to assist in the Billing Department. Audrey is currently undertaking the Legal Practice Course with masters at the University of Law.

In her spare time, Audrey devotes her time to singing gospel music at her local church, writing children’s books and modelling.

Watford Office

Address
15-17 Exchange Road
Watford,
Hertfordshire,
WD18 OJD

Contact Us
Email: info@arkrights.com
Phone: 01923 233 477                    
Fax: 01923 235 565

Our Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm   


London Office

Address
40 Bowling Green Lane
Clerkenwell,
London,
EC1R 0NE

Contact Us
Email: info@arkrights.com
Phone: 0800 634 3325                    
Fax: 01923 235 565

Our Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm