Meet The Team



Haydn Lyon

Haydn Lyon, Research Manager

After studying for a degree in Modern History and Politics and an MA in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies, Haydn joined the research team at Perane over 2 years ago, initially as a researcher before becoming the Research Manager. He has a dedicated team of researchers located at both our Head Office and office in Edinburgh, and is responsible for all aspects of research at Perane, ensuring that accurate research is conducted for all of our clients over all of our services.

Email: Haydn@perane.com

Phone: 01603 673243 or 0131 6599796

Daniel Cane

Daniel Cane, Research Consultant Manager

After studying law and business at college Daniel Joined the team in 2013 as a research consultant, tracing and meeting beneficiaries to thoroughly explain the process, quickly moving up to consultant manager helping with the growth of Perane over the last few years including the expansion into Scotland.

Email: Daniel@perane.co.uk

Phone: 01603 673242

Sharon Wyer

Sharon Wyer, Office Manager 

Sharon Joined Perane & Co 3 years ago as one of the original members of the team. Sharon oversees the day to day running of the office as well as working closely with the Government Legal Department to ensure a smooth claim process.

Email: office@perane.co.uk

Phone: 01603 673260


Bob Appleton, Administration Researcher

After a number of years working in Genealogy Bob joined our administration team to help administer estates following the laws of intestacy whilst creating family trees and tracing beneficiaries.

Email: Bob@perane.com

Phone: 01603 673244

Jan Laing, Administration Researcher

Jan joined our team to help run the research consultants and be the first point of contact in the office, after gaining a quick understanding and a vast amount of experience Jan has joined our administration team to help administer estates.

Email: Jan@perane.com

Phone: 01603 673244

Ben Pincher, Research Consultant

With experience from being a special constable Ben has been a valued part of the team for several years now, his main role is travelling the country liaising with beneficiaries to explain the process on a one-to-one basis answering any questions that there may be.

Email: Ben@perane.com

Phone: 01603 673260

Julia Nelson, Human Resources

Email: hr@perane.com

Phone: 01603 673260

Susan Sulaiman, Senior Resarcher

Susan began working at Perane within our office in Scotland, conducting various types of estate research. As Senior Researcher, Susan’s role is to be the liaison between our Head Office and office in Edinburgh ensuring that high quality research is undertaken for all of our clients. Susan also conducts various types of research as part of the services we offer. 

Email: info@perane.co.uk

Phone: 01603 673260

Tara Gamble, Researcher

Tara has been working at Perane for just over a year in our office in Scotland. Spending her time primarily in the research centre, Tara conducts research for missing beneficiaries as well as estates published on the Bona Vacantia and QLTR lists. During the estate administration process, a part of Tara’s role is to verify the family trees before the estate can be distributed.

Email: info@perane.co.uk

Phone: 01603 673260

Fiona Wright, Researcher

Fiona is one of our home-based researchers, primarily conducting research for unclaimed estates that have been referred to us, as well as those that are published on the Bona Vacantia list. 

Email: info@perane.co.uk

Phone: 01603 673260

  • WE HELP:
  • INDIVIDUALS - To recover lost family inheritance
  • FAMILIES - To distribute inheritance correctly amongst those who are entitled
  • PUBLIC SECTOR - To administer intestate estates and help to recover costs
  • PROBATE PROFESSIONALS - To help with all aspects of estate administration