Our Team

We have four qualified solicitors on our team with wide legal experience in all our core areas of practice. We provide a friendly, personal service at competitive rates; with legal solutions tailored to deliver you the best results in the fastest possible time.

John Beighton, Managing Director


An experienced property law expert, John established Beightons Solicitors in 1973. For the past 44 years he has played a frontline role in the business, providing advice and practical services to clients across a wide range of legal areas. John and Martin are the most experienced lawyers in the company. Together they combine more than 70 years legal experience. Before becoming a lawyer, John had a background in the hotels and hospitality business. He is a lifelong resident of Derby.

Parminder Singh, Conveyancing Director


Parminder joined Beightons in 2009.  As head of the company’s property law department, Parminder applies his up-to-date knowledge of property law to provide cost-effective solutions for our customers. He is joint director of the company with John. Together they oversee the management of the business and deliver a range of legal services for our client.

Martin Jones


Martin is a knowledgeable, experienced lawyer with practical expertise in a range of fields. He is qualified to provide support with domestic and matrimonial litigation, including divorce settlements, prenuptial agreements and child access / support arrangements. 

Joanne Vickers


Joanne is currently a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and will submit for full fellowship in September 2018.  Joanne assists clients with freehold and leasehold issues, auction acquisitions, and lasting power of attorney matters.  Parminder and Joanne are the younger members of the team. Their fresh perspective and hard work ethic blends perfectly with the experience offered by our two older lawyers.

Charlotte Vickers


Charlotte joined Beightons in 2013 as part of our reception team.  From there Charlotte has progressed into a very efficient member of the conveyancing team and is currently undertaking her CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries with a specialism in Conveyancing.

Charlotte is from Derby and is married with 3 children and likes to spend her time socialising and plays an active part in her daughters school parent teacher association.

Gurpreet Kaur


Gurpreet joined Beightons in 2013 to assist in an administrative role for the conveyancing department.  Gurpreet quickly picked up process and very quickly became an asset to the team.  Gurpreet’s main role now is in accounts and she does still carry out a lot of administration for the conveyancing team.

Gurpreet is also undertaking her CILEx Level 3 Diploma for Legal Secretaries with a specialism in Conveyancing.

Victoria Ayres


Victoria joined Beightons in 2017 as part of our ever-expanding team in Conveyancing.  Victoria assists in both a reception capacity and helping clients with general conveyancing enquiries. 

Contact Us

To discuss an issue in confidence with one of our team, please get in touch by phone on 01332 346430. We don’t employ any secretaries or call handling systems, so you will be able to speak to a lawyer straight away.

We charge a transparent, fixed fee of only £399 with no hidden charges, making us one of the most cost-effective legal services in the Derby area.

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