Residential property

We are leading experts in residential property law and will provide you with efficient and proactive advice that is tailored to meet your specific requirements.

In a market dominated by bulk conveyancing and call centres, we understand that there is no such thing as a generic transaction or, indeed, a generic client.  We provide a personal service, working closely with you to achieve your objectives, so that you are in control throughout the process. 

We are able to draw on our experience of dealing with high value and complex transactions, to anticipate and deal with issues at the earliest possible stage, saving you time and money.

Whatever your interest in residential property, we can help you.

Our lawyers

As our client you will have direct contact with a specialist residential property lawyer who will guide you expertly through your transaction and keep you updated at every stage.  

Our experience

We are experts in all aspects of residential property law, including:

  • freehold and leasehold sales and purchases
  • mortgages and re-financing
  • matrimonial transfers
  • lease extensions and enfranchisement
  • land registration and adverse possession claims
  • trust and corporate structures
  • residential tenancies

We deal with high value residential properties across the country, including everything from prime central London apartments to new build houses, to country estates. 

You will also have access to specialist lawyers in related fields such as banking, corporate, tax, planning, construction, environmental and agricultural law.  This means that however complex, we can help you make sure that you have all angles covered.

As part of one of the leading private wealth teams in the UK, we work closely with our expert family and private client lawyers to provide you with joined up advice, so that your property and wealth are protected for the long term.  

Our clients

We act for a wide range of clients, both domiciled and non-domiciled, including:

  • homeowners
  • institutional and private investors
  • developers
  • landed estates
  • trusts
  • charities
  • universities and colleges
  • property professionals
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