James Derham - Founder

James founded Southernbrook many years ago and has been involved with property for over thirty years. There isn't much he hasn't seen!

Although he is no longer involved in the day to day running of the lettings operation he now focuses on the franchise opportunities and large portfolio clients for the group. In addition he oversees several other companies including Southernbrook Ltd a property investment company and Houserack Ltd a busy maintenance company offering services to agents and private landlords a like.


Louis Musgrove MARLA Cert DEA - Managing Director

Louis is our Group Managing Director, having grown with the Company over many years, he now heads up the Group’s busy Lettings Team bringing his wealth of expertise in all things property! Louis oversees the day-to-day problem solving, being experienced and fully ARLA qualified there is no query that he cannot answer. He is also a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor meaning we can carry out Energy Performance Certificates within the company and is able to guide you through the whole tenancy process with ease and legal know-how.


Sharon Abel MARLA - Group Lettings Director

Sharon is our Group Lettings Director and has been with the team for over 15 years, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge. ARLA qualified and TFP trained, she is ultra-organised and manages the Administration and Franchise Team with efficiency. Sharon is the font of all knowledge when it comes to the legalities of the letting process.


Hayley Garforth - Lettings Manager

Hayley is our frontline lettings pro and our lettings team manager. Hayley conducts all our market appraisals and manages the process from point of instruction, to getting the properties let speedily and efficiently as well as being our social media expert.


Joe Brakspear MARLA - Property Manager

Joe is our property manager and heads up the groups busy administration department. Joe is ARLA qualified and manages the progression of new lets through to move in, whilst ensuring that all properties are fully compliant.


Jade Albuery - Trainee Lettings Administrator

Jade works along side our property manager Joe as a trainee lettings administrator. Jade deals with gas safety renewals, EPC renewals, utilities, progressing property let applications and general queries.


Lauren Carter - Lettings Consultant

Lauren is one of our frontline lettings consultant who is based out on the road as well as in the office. Lauren deals with your initial enquiries, applicant registration and booking viewings as well as conducting property inspections.


Joshua Newton - Trainee Lettings Consultant

Joshua works alongside Lauren as a trainee lettings consultant. Josh also deals with your initial enquiries and applicant registration, along with conducting viewings and property inspections.


Oliver Stonefrost - Weekend Support

Oliver is our Saturday assistant and will point you in the right direction with any query you may have meaning there is always someone available to assist with your enquiries.

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