Rainer Hughes

Karen Fordham

Personal Assistant

“Very helpful and knowledgeable, thank you Karen for everything you have helped us with.”

- Ms B, client


Karen joined Rainer Hughes 13 years ago and has been supporting Brian Hughes administratively in his role as Head of Conveyancing.  Karen works part-time, three days a week, and has supported Brian since April 2008, not only in his work capacity at Rainer Hughes, but also secretarially in his numerous community activities.

Prior to working at Rainer Hughes, Karen worked in the City of London for over 20 years for various International Investment Banks, culminating in working at Merrill Lynch Investment Bank, which was then referred to as “The Thundering Herd”.  Karen worked for their Global Management Board, supporting the Chairman, CAO and visiting International Board Executives.

hobbies & Interests

Karen has lived in the Shenfield area for over 40 years. She enjoys playing tennis and is Captain of a Mixed Doubles Team at Old Brentwood’s Tennis Club.

A little-known fact, but aside from her secretarial and administrative duties at Rainer Hughes, Karen has been spotted in Santa’s Grotto at the Brentwood Christmas Fayre – a community event sponsored by Rainer Hughes.