Fine & Country South East Essex

Meet the Team

Ed is a well-established agent with over 20 years’ experience across the Essex and Hertfordshire property market and is an ambassador for the Fine & Country brand. He has a first class reputation for personal service along with one of the most imaginative and innovative minds when it comes to property marketing in the industry. Ed is married to Kate, and they have three children, Ella, Jacob and Olivia. They live within the area that Ed has so meticulously served and are very much part of the local community. When not out preparing the marketing of spectacular properties or advising clients on what is best for them, you will often find him out on his bicycle enjoying some of Essex’s many country roads enjoying a morning coffee along the way.
Ed Casson

Ed Casson Director

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Simon has over 30 years property sector experience covering premium, prime and super prime Residential Sales and development in the UK (London & Home Counties) and internationally in locations such as Russia, Singapore, the United States and Europe. Simon believes firmly in working with customers in a peer-to-peer basis with mutual respect. He ensures that our corporate values, ethics and methods are deployed for the customer in the best possible way to maximise the potential from the customers sale.
Simon Pelling

Simon Pelling Director

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Steve has worked in the Property Market for over 30 years, starting in the Canary Islands before returning home to successfully oversee flagship branches for corporate agencies. Having sold thousands of properties in London and the South East, Steve moved from Wimbledon to Essex 10 years ago residing in Thorpe Bay. His passion is having the right tools to present every property in the best way to attract buyers and understanding the users experience and story of their home. Steve has a son Max, whom he credits with keeping him up to speed with social media and its use in marketing.
Steve Talbot

Steve Talbot Director

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Jinny qualified as a solicitor in 2004 and specialised in all aspects of residential conveyancing acting for buyers, sellers, developers and investors. Jinny left private practice in 2019 to oversee the sales progression for the team here in Essex. With over 15 years experience in the industry Jinny has a huge knowledge of the home buying and selling process from start to finish. Her involvement makes sure the transactions we put together stay together and complete as quickly and easily as possible, reducing pressure for both buyers and sellers. Friendly and approachable, Jinny is here to help you every step of the way.
Jinny Walker

Jinny Walker Solicitor

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Ben joined the team in 2021 having recently completed his apprenticeship in Estate Agency, passing with flying colours. Ben is a much liked member of our team and is often the first person our clients come in to contact with when contacting our Mid Essex office. Ben often conducts our accompanied viewings with potential buyers and also has a big hand in managing our applicant database and also arranging sales. Outside of work, Ben enjoys various sporting activities, socialising with his friends and walking his family dog; Reggie.
Ben Withers

Ben Withers Sales Negotiator

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With a passion for property, Adam joins the Fine & Country team with over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Despite being born and now residing again in Essex, Adam has been lucky enough to have gained a wealth of experience in property sales and marketing in the US, Australia and Europe during his extensive and diverse career. Adam takes a great deal of pride in his meticulous attention to detail, drive and sheer determination to achieve the best possible results for his clients. He is a proud father to his two children and when not working enjoys running, cycling, skiing and watching his children (Oliver and Arabella) compete in Rugby and Hockey
Adam Cornwell

Adam Cornwell Associate

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Woody looks after the team, often barking orders at us. When Woody isn’t in the office, he enjoys exploring much of the beautiful Essex countryside while on long rambling walks, with the occasional stop off at some of the pretty village pubs along the way.

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An overwhelming majority of those who had used Fine & Country would recommend our services to a family member or friend, according to our most recent survey taken by members of the public.

To achieve 99.48% positive feedback is a privilege and we will endeavour to maintain this result. We are dedicated to offering the best possible services to every customer, whether buyer or seller, from beginning to end.



Every Fine & Country agent is a highly proficient and professional independent estate agent, operating to strict codes of conduct and dedicated to you. They will assist, advise and inform you through each stage of the property transaction.


With offices in over 300 locations worldwide we combine the widespread exposure of the international marketplace with national marketing campaigns and local expertise and knowledge of carefully selected independent property professionals.



People buy as much into lifestyle of a property and its location as they do the bricks and mortar. We utilize sophisticated, intelligent and creative marketing that provides the type of information buyers would never normally see with other agents.


Access the lucrative London and international investor market from our prestigious Park Lane showrooms at 121 Park Lane, Mayfair. Our showrooms in London are amongst the very best placed in Europe, attracting clients from all over the world.


Our consistent efforts to offer innovative marketing combined with a high level of service have been recognised by the industry for an astounding fifth year in a row, winning Best International Real Estate Agency Marketing at the International Residential Property Awards.

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4.85 out of 5 - based on 1735 customer reviews

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Our International Network

Connecting offices on over 300 locations worldwide, our referral system combines local knowledge and expertise with an international network to find the right buyer for you wherever they are, at the same time as finding you your ideal next move

Our International Websites

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We interact with customers on the main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest, giving each property maximum online exposure.




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We understand that your time is precious, so save the time, money and stress of searching for a property with a buying agent. Also giving you access to off-market and discreetly marketed properties.



Our internal Media Centre is a team of experienced press relations managers and copy writers dedicated to liaising with newspapers, magazines and other media outlets to gain extensive coverage for our properties in national and local media.



The Fine & Country Foundation is dedicated to supporting and funding homeless causes in the UK and overseas. Fine & Country offices organise a range of fundraising events for you to get involved in and/ or support. Find out more about our work here. Read more »

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