The Committee

Rachael House

Rachael is a Senior Associate Solicitor specialising in family law. With over 13 years experience she helps people going through relationship breakdown as well as those looking for a pre-nuptial or co-habitation agreement. Rachael’s input to the AWS Surrey committee includes co-ordinating membership enquiries, event invitations and helping to organise events.

Outside of work Rachael is a regular volunteer with Girlguiding UK, helping to run a Guide unit for girls age 10-14. She also enjoys Zumba, running and spending time with her family.

Susan Grant

Susan has worked as a solicitor in Surrey for over 30 years and is head of the private client department at Julie West Solicitors in Leatherhead. She has been a committee member of AWS Surrey for 4 years helping to organise member events and would encourage others to join this fun and sociable group.

When not at work, Susan likes to spend time with family and friends and particularly enjoys the theatre from Shakespeare to the Edinburgh Fringe.

Archana Jain

Archana is a solicitor and the Founder and MD of Expert Attorney, a private client support services company, offering in the main probate support services. They work closely with law firms, charities and the public assisting with all aspects of the probate process. Prior to this she worked for over 10 years as a private client solicitor. Archana has been on the AWS Committee since 2014 and is currently Marketing Director.

When not working Archana enjoys going to the gym and eating out especially visiting new restaurants.

Irene Singh

Irene joined the AWS in 2007 and became a committee member in 2013. She is a solicitor, specialises in residential conveyancing and works for Burley Geach Solicitors where she has recently moved to their Petersfield office. Before Burley Geach Irene worked for a number of years as a Locum Solicitor for various firms in Surrey. She has also lived abroad in Japan, Singapore and the USA.

Being involved in such a friendly organisation and committee is a rewarding thing to do and she would encourage anyone who may be interested to attend a committee meeting which is informal, and usually in a pub over dinner.

Nisha Tayal

Nisha is a specialist family solicitor, she practices in Surrey and consults at a firm in Hampshire. She has spent over 10 years focused on family law and provides a pragmatic yet empathetic approach to resolving with family matters.

Nisha joined the committee in 2015 and assists with organising events.

In her spare time, Nisha enjoys good food, a great book or film, long walks and all things tea!

Geraldine Tetteh

Geraldine is a Private Client Solicitor and current Treasurer of the AWS Committee. Her key specialisms include advising on wills, administration of estates, trusts and estate planning. She is also a student member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners.

Geraldine enjoys travelling, with some of her favourite destinations being Brazil, Cuba and Iceland. She also enjoys trips to London Southbank to enjoy their cultural events, as well as the theatre, reading and socialising with friends.