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Our Team

Meet the team at Monarch Solicitors.

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Shazda Ahmed

Managing Partner & Founder of Monarch Solicitors. Award winner, Shazda has 20 years of legal and commercial experience in the industry and in government departments. Her passions are her family and her business.

Zed Ahmed

Director and Office Manager. He ensures the smooth running of the office. Zed has a keen interest in pigeon fancying & game. He loves taking his giant German Shepherd, Riddick, for runs and going to the gym.

Yishi Zhang

Business Development Manager. Yishi is a fluent Mandarin speaker and takes care of the firms Chinese clients and national/international marketing. He has 2 dogs and loves travelling & international cuisine.

Angela Mancilla

Accounts & HR Assistant. Angela likes to keep fit and imagines herself bungee jumping in New Zealand, dancing until 6 in the morning in Berlin, heli-skiing from the top of a mountain in Banff or boating down the Amazon.

Derek Pedley

Legal Manager. Derek joined the Monarch team in 2016 after career in industry. Away from the office Derek has an interest and passion for Swimming and coaches children at his local swimming club as well as training with the Club, although not training as often as he should!

Andy Hall

Litigation Paralegal. Away from the office Andy regularly plays football, jogs, and once even partook in the three-peaks challenge whereby you attempt to scale the highest mountains in England, Wales, and Scotland in just 24 hours!

Cindy Ng

Legal Assistant. Cindy likes to prioritise health and fitness, mentally and physically. This is by frequently participating in hot yoga, occasionally going to the gym and actively engaging in friendly games of badminton.

Christian Jones

Legal Assistant. He has recently joined the team after working and travelling across Asia and Australia. Away from the office Christian is passionate about travelling and he is keen to develop his interest in photography. He enjoys keeping active and regularly plays football throughout the week.