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Staff Profiles at Deibel & Allen


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Keasley House
10 Franklin Road
East Sussex
BN41 1AN
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Deibel & Allen long established law firm based in Portslade immediately adjacent to Brighton & Hove border.


Peter Allen

Qualified as a solicitor in 1984 after a career spanning 15 years as a professional footballer with Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton Orient and Millwall FC.

Peter has specialist knowledge of commercial and residential property Conveyancing, business transfers and property development having developed close links with local estate agents, financial institutions, surveyors and property developers.

Peter is now a Consultant Solicitor to the firm having run his own partnership for over 30 years.

John Deibel

Married to Sheila for 25 years with two children, Jonathan and Francesca.

Graduated from Exeter University in 1975 and admitted as a Solicitor in 1978, initially working for a leading firm of Solicitors in Brighton and Hove and from 1980 to 1987 a partner in sole charge of a branch office in Portslade.

In 1988 he joined Peter Allen to set up Deibel & Allen initially as a general practitioner and in recent years specialising in Commercial and Domestic Conveyancing, and general property work.

John is now a Consultant Solicitor to the firm following 27 years as a Partner of Deibel & Allen.

Jill Allen FCILEx

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has over 30 years experience in residential and commercial Conveyancing. Initially worked for a practice with several branches in London and then following her two children in a branch of same firm in Brighton.

Jill has extensive experience of lease extensions and individual and collective freehold enfranchisement as well as dealing with all aspects of residential and commercial Conveyancing including mortgages and transfer of equity.


Maria Turner

Maria is a private client solicitor, specialising in Wills, Powers of Attorney, administration of estates and probates, elderly client care and court of protection work. She is well liked by her clients who appreciate her friendly and efficient approach.

She is able to arrange home visits, if necessary, or can attend at nursing homes when required. She is also a full member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners.


The directors of Deibel & Allen are Rachel Horner and Emma Coles, Senior Solicitors, who both have over 18 years experience. Rachel Horner specialises in Wills, Probate and Trust, Private Client and Conveyancing matters. Emma Coles specialises in Family Law and Children matters.

They became directors of Hensby Law Ltd in 2010 having worked for Rosemary E. Hensby Solicitors for over 14 years. To find out more about their Head Office in Worthing, West Sussex, visit