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Residential Sales and Lettings

 

James Gubbins

Partner (Residential)

020 7834 8000

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Qualifications: MRICS (Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors); RICS Registered Valuer;
FARLA (Fellow of the Association of Residential Letting Agents); MNAEA (Member of the National Association of Estate Agents); MRAC (Member of the Royal Agricultural College).

Experience: James qualified RICS in 1987 and has over 30 years experience as a Chartered Surveyor, Estate Agent and Auctioneer (both chattels and real estate) working for both multi-national and independent firms. He joined Dauntons in 1994 and was made a partner in 2000.

Interests: Chelsea FC, fishing and cycling.

 

Nicola Owen

Associate and Lettings Manager

020 7460 4977

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Qualifications: BSc. Environmental Biology, University of London. MARLA (Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents), FNAEA (Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents). CPEA (Certificate of Practice in Estate Agency). NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals) Level 3 Award in Residential Letting & Property Management.

Experience: Nicky has been an estate/letting agent since 2000 and has passed the exams for NFOPP (now called Propertymark): Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management.

Interests: London Irish Rugby, cooking and family.

 

Alex Jerram

Sales Manager

020 7460 4961

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Qualifications: NFOPP Level 3 Technical Award in Sale of Residential Property: MNAEA (Member of the National Association of Estate Agents)

Experience: 14 years in sales and 8 years estate agency in Pimlico. Has passed the NFOPP exams (now called Propertymark) and achieved Level 3 Technical Award in Sale of Residential Property. Now studying for the diploma in residential estate agency.

Languages: Fluent Polish.

Interests: Snowboarding, eating out, travelling and Chelsea FC.

 

Afsheen (Ash) Shamspour

Property Manager (Lettings)

020 7460 4966

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Qualifications: MARLA (Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents), NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals) Level 3 Award in Residential Letting & Property

Experience: Ash has been a property manager since 2008, including time with one of the leading agents based in Hampshire and joined Dauntons in 2013. He has passed the exams for NFOPP (now called Propertymark) and has acquired the Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management.

Languages: Fluent Farsi.

Interests: Football (Man Utd & Persepolis), gaming and keeping fit.

 

Lily Shoebridge

Office administrator

020 7460 4979

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Qualifications: MSc Forensic investigation, Cranfield University; BSc (Hons) Biology with Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London.

Experience: Lily worked previously with a south London Estate Agent. She has completed full induction training with Dauntons and is studying a comprehensive programme of Propertymark courses (industry standard qualification) working towards the technical awards in both Residential Letting & Property Management and the Sale of Residential Property.

Languages: Conversational French.

Interests: Attempting to play golf, going to the gym, country walks with her dog ‘Rosie’.

 

Georgina Smith

Property consultant

020 7460 4963

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Qualifications: BA (Hons) in Fashion Illustration (London College of Fashion) BTEC National Diploma in Art, Design and Photography.

Experience: A property consultant in both sales & lettings disciplines. Georgie is currently studying a comprehensive programme of Propertymark courses (industry standard) leading up to qualification in in both Propertymark Technical awards: Residential Letting & Property Management and the Sale of Residential Property.

Interests: Eating out, visiting museums & exhibitions, music and films.

 

Alexander Conway

Property consultant

020 7460 4978

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Qualifications: MA and BA (hons) in Music, University of York.

Experience: Alexander has 2 years previous experience working in the head office of one of the north-west’s leading Estate Agents as a negotiator in residential & commercial sales, auctions, new developments and also lettings. He is currently a Dauntons property consultant in both sales & lettings disciplines. Studying a comprehensive programme of Propertymark courses (industry standard qualification) working towards the Propertymark Technical awards in both Residential Letting & Property Management and the Sale of Residential Property.

Languages: Conversational German.

Interests: Music and Skiing. Alexander spends almost all of his spare time conducting the London Incidental Orchestra.

 

Frances Blois

Property Inspector

020 7834 8000

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Qualifications: BSc, FBCS, CEng.

Experience: Frances has given 20 years valuable service to Dauntons in both sales and lettings departments, served as a Westminster City Councillor for 20 years and on various WCC committees, including periods as Chairman of the Licensing, Planning and Traffic Sub-Committees and of the Information Systems Advisory Panel. She also served as the Westminster representative on the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority, and on many outside bodies. In 2002 Frances was elected Lord Mayor of Westminster and in 2011 she was honoured with the title of Honorary Alderman of the City of Westminster.

Interests: Frances continues to be fully occupied with civil duties.

Commercial

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John Trouw

Partner

020 7460 5089

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Qualifications: FRICS (Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).

Experience: John qualified RICS in 1974. He has wide ranging general practice experience acting on behalf of both institutional and private clients in the UK and Europe. Extensive knowledge of Landlord and Tenant matters, agency, receivership, development, rating and valuations principally on commercial and industrial property but also specialist residential.

Interests: Sailing, skiing, tennis and travelling.

Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

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Simon Pring

Director, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7834 1032

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Qualifications: FRICS (Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors);
FARLA (Fellow of the Association of Residential Letting Agents).

Experience: Simon qualified RICS in 1974 and subsequently worked at Jones Lang Wotton (now Jones Lang Lasalle) in their investment department. Joined A Cobden Soar and Son, specialist valuers for banks and building societies; mortgage valuations; building surveying; commercial valuations. Merged with Dauntons in 1990, took over the management department in 1998 and then purchased the management department on 01/01/01. General Practice Chartered Surveyor.

Languages: Conversational German.

Interests: Rugby, beer, food and travel.

 

Maria Lozano

Estate Manager, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7460 5092

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Qualifications: BA (Hons) Hispanic & European Studies, Queen Mary’s & Westfield University.
AIRPM (Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management).

Experience: 15+ years experience in Property Management.

Languages: Fluent Spanish and Portuguese.

Interests: Cooking, salsa dancing and her children.

 

Sue Pentecost

Estate Manager, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7460 5088

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Qualifications: AIRPM (Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management).

Experience: 10+ years working in Property Management.

Interests: Movies, swimming and Chelsea FC.

 

Carole Cunningham

Estate Manager, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7460 5090

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Qualifications: AIRPM (Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management).

Experience: Over 25 years experience in the property industry working in all aspect including: sales, lettings & block management.

Interests: Travelling, shopping and animal welfare: RSPCA, Blue Cross, Pets Protection, PETA.

 

Ema Veseli

Estate Management Assistant, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7834 1032

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Qualifications: NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals), Technical Award in Residential Lettings & Management.

Experience: 15+ years experience in Sales, Lettings and Property Management.

Languages: Fluent Albanian; conversational Spanish and German.

Interests: Walking, reading and the beach.

Accounts

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James Wombwell

Accounts Manager, Dauntons Soar Management Ltd

020 7460 5093

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Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Economics & Accountancy, City University.

Experience: 6+ years Audit & Accounts training at Beavis Walker Chartered Accountants plus a further 15 years (and counting) preparing service charge accounts with Dauntons and overseeing the Accounts Department.

Languages: Basic Spanish (his wife is Peruvian).

Interests: Football, Southend United, lawn bowls and golf.

 

Hayley McCormack

Accounts Assistant, Dauntons

020 7460 5094

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Qualifications: Diploma – Certificate in Accounting.

Experience: 17+ years accounts experience in the property industry.

Interests: Reading, shopping, scuba diving, crochet and watching Formula 1.