• Legal Services London

    Need a lawyer?
    We cover everything from minor matters to murders, frauds,
    drug related offending and everything in between

  • Lawyer in Chingford, North London

    The firm is authorised by the Criminal Defence Service
    and part of the Legal Aid own Client scheme.

  • Conveyancing Services in London

    Buying a home?
    Our Chingford, London Conveyancing Service is quick & efficient

Criminal Law

The two partners have extensive experience in the conduct of Criminal defence work and indeed the senior partner is a Higher Rights advocate having conducted many Crown Court trials himself over the years.

Property Law
Residential & Commercial

If you are looking to buy or sell a property, freehold or leasehold, or to remortgage you will need to instruct a Solicitor to act for you who has extensive knowledge of what is a complex area of law.

Our People

The Achillea Team

Aki Achillea

Senior Partner

Aki qualified as a Solicitor in 1985 and after 30 years is vastly experienced in several areas of law having trained in a general practice in East London before setting up on his own account in 1988 and thereafter merging with a North London firm in 1992.

Beverley Hamblin

Senior Partner

Beverley qualified as a Solicitor in 1989 having spent a number of years employed in the Court Service. In 1990 Beverley joined Kenneth Elliott and Rowe, a legal 500 firm in Romford Essex where she became a Partner before joining Aki at Achillea and Co in 2001.

Carley Edwards

Legal Secretary

Carley is part of the furniture having first joined the firm in 1999 .An ever present and hardworking conscientious secretary who’s value is certainly not underestimated by the firm and for whom no task is too much trouble.

Fees / Legal Funding

Transparency and Certainty

We sell our time, expertise and skill to clients who expect transparency and certainty.

Our conveyancing work is funded privately.

Our criminal defence work is funded either privately or by the Government through the Legal Aid Scheme.

Eligibility for legal aid is subject to stringent eligibility criteria and means testing.

We do not work on a contingency fee basis.

We offer a personal client service and either Aki Achillea or Beverley Hamblin will handle your matter.

Both have extensive experience in residential conveyancing and criminal law.

We are clear about legal costs and set out our terms and conditions at the beginning of the professional relationship within our client care and engagement letters.

For further information please use the links below to find out about our fees for specific areas: