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Make Yourself At Home with the Team at Hancock and Partners in Chichester

Meet The Team

Our independent estate agents in Chichester have over 100 years of combined experience helping tenants, landlords, buyers and sellers secure the best outcome for their property. Meet the individuals who make up the outstanding Hancock and Partners team and see how they could do the same for you.

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Richard Hancock

Founding Director, BA(Hons)REV CPEA FNAEA MARLA FPCS

Richard Hancock has lived and worked in and around Chichester all his life, beginning his career in the property industry at Savills after selling the family farm on which he grew up. Property has been at his heart ever since. In 1991 Richard and his wife Jennie Hancock formed Hancock and Partners and grew the company to become one the most successful independent Chichester Estate and Lettings agents.

Richard is a Fellow of the Property Consultants Society and member of ARLA Propertymark, the UK’s foremost professional and regulatory body for letting agents. Richard stays abreast of the ever-changing legislation in the property industry, being at the forefront of the industry undertaking “Continuing Professional Development” (CPD), where it is taken seriously applying the latest knowledge to provide ongoing improvements in standards of service to his clients at Hancock and Partners.

Richard is a keen skier and likes to head to the slopes with his family, and when at home, he enjoys walking his Labrador dogs

Samantha Love (née Flint)

Managing Director, BSc (Hons) MARLA

Managing Director Sam Love grew up in Hertfordshire, but her love of sailing brought her down to the South Coast after graduating with a Maths Degree from Reading University. Sam joined Hancock and Partners in 2010 excelling in both the residential sales and lettings departments before taking up the helm as Managing Director. She has a detailed understanding of the two markets and extensive knowledge of the local area.

When not at work she is usually to be found racing her yacht in the Solent.

Simone Procter

Lettings Manager

Having been born in Chichester and emigrating to Sydney as a young child, Simone returned to Chichester in her 20’s to settle down. With 15 years’ experience and knowledge of the property and lettings market in and around Chichester, her local knowledge is exceptional. Simone heads up the Lettings Department at Hancock and Partners and with her incredibly friendly and welcoming approach, she is a valued member of the team.

Louise Clark Property Manager

Louise Clack

Head of Property Management

Louise started her career in property aged 17 when she moved from London with her family to West Sussex and began working for an independent agent in Bognor as a Trainee Sales Negotiator.

She then followed her other passion into publishing, where she worked for 11 years for the Chichester Observer group of newspapers as an Editorial Assistant, but her love of property continued and she took on her first Property Manager role in 2012 and has not looked back since.

In her spare time Louise enjoy camping and countryside walks with her husband and dog.

Will Godfrey-Taylor

Property Manager

Will has lived in the Chichester area since 2004. He began his property career working with an Inventory company where he became captivated by management of lettings. This developed his career and he moved into Letting Agency where he handled a large portfolio for a company, this enabled him to progress his career over the past two years prior to joining Hancock and Partners in 2022.

He is keen to be at first call for client needs to assure they have their issues attended to promptly and effectively to insure a smooth-running tenancy.

In his personal time, he enjoys sports such as tennis, golf, and skiing, relaxing with his partner at a cosy countryside pub and is also a keen car enthusiast.

Will Godfrey Taylor

Joel Cross

Sales Associate

Joel started his property journey when he was 18 years old. Having spent his childhood and teenage years travelling to and from Chichester and Surrey. He was drawn to and settled in the beauty of West Sussex to raise his family together with his wife.

With several years of Estate Agency experience, Joel can offer a steady hand to guide you through one of life’s most exciting decisions. Joel promises to each of his clients honesty and dedication throughout the whole process.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching football but most of all spending time with his family

Jemma Davies

Property Administrator

Jemma started her property career at the age of 18 as an apprentice for a local estate agent where she grew up in Waterlooville. She then moved into property management starting as a Lettings Assistant and progressing to an Assistant Leasehold Property Manager. Her last role as a Property Manager for over 8 years was looking after a large Estate of mixed-use Leasehold Property and land and assisting in the Estate Management. In her spare time Jemma enjoys cooking, reading and spending time with her family.

Jemma Davies
Katy Tillyer

Katy Tillyer

Viewings Assistant

Katy grew up in West Sussex and moved to Chichester in 2014 to raise a family with her husband. She is friendly and approachable and likes meeting new people. Katy most likes spending time with her children, interior design and enjoying live music.


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