Buying and Selling

IMG 4384We deal with all aspects of buying, selling or owning your own home and aim to make the process as painless as possible.

We also cover housing association work and shared ownership. Our rates are extremely competitive and we will be pleased to give a fixed price quote on the telephone followed by a written quotation if requested. At the end of the day, unless there are very special circumstances, the price that you have been quoted, is the price that you will pay.

When you instruct us you do so safe in the knowledge that we do not charge separately (unlike some of our competitors) for acting for the lender on your mortgage. Our prices include telephone calls, postage, petty incidentals, photocopying, a contribution to professional indemnity insurance, preparing and filing the stamp duty land tax return, document and deed storage, verification of identity as required by statute, or if you require a short period of time between exchange and completion.

We also act for leaseholders in connection with the purchase of the freehold reversion of their premises and advise both landlord and tenant of their rights of first refusal under the relevant legislation. 

For more information please contact us using the enquiry form.

We have hundreds of years of experience in residential conveyancing and we believe our experience and expertise in this area is unrivalled amongst local firms. Unlike some firms your matter won’t be dealt with by unqualified staff but those with the training and experience to do an excellent job for you.  We were the first firm in the area to be admitted to the Law Societies Conveyancing Quality Scheme. The people who dealing with conveyancing transactions are:-

Roger Tinklin - Partner

Roger obtained his Law Degree at London University and trained at Rooks & Co who became Rooks Rider and was the Partner there in charge of Residential Conveyancing.  Roger opened the Bromley office for Rooks Rider before becoming a founding partner of this firm, remaining based in the same office. Roger was admitted as a Solicitor in 1972 and has a huge amount of residential conveyancing experience although he spends most of his time these days on the management side.

Ian Springall - Partner

Trained at Rooks Rider and was a Partner there.  Ian opened the Beckenham office for Rooks Rider in 1986 before becoming a founding partner of this firm.  Ian was admitted as a Solicitor in 1982 and although he has mainly acted on Commercial Conveyancing side over the years he has always dealt with some residential conveyancing in addition so has nearly 40 years experience in this area. He obtained his degree in Law at Birmingham University.

David Arnott – Partner

David is the head of our Probate team but he also has over 25 years' experience in residential conveyancing, normally through dealing with the conveyancing side of probate matters.  David qualified as a solicitor in 1988 after gaining a Law Degree from Aberystwyth University. He worked at in London and locally before moving on to join our firm in 1994. He became a partner in 2000. He is based in our Beckenham office.

Andrew de Ferrars – Partner

Andrew went to Southampton University and obtained his degree in Law there.  He trained locally at T.G. Baynes, qualified as a Solicitor in 1987 and joined this firm in 2000.  He specialises in residential conveyancing and has more than 30 years experience in this area. Andrew is based in our Bromley office.

Coralie Phelan – Partner

Coralie obtained her degree in Law at Kings College London, joined the firm in 2004 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2006.  She specialises in residential conveyancing, particularly the shared ownership side, and has more than 14 years experience in the area.  Coralie is based in the Bromley office.

Samantha Wicks – Partner

Samantha obtained her degree in Law at Greenwich University, joined the firm in 2010 after working as a property paralegal and qualified as a Solicitor in 2012.  Samantha specialises in Enfranchisement and Statutory Lease Extensions although she also does some residential conveyancing and has more than 10 years experience of this area. 

Dean Frasca – Associate

Dean obtained his degree in Law at the University of Buckingham, joined the firm in 2012 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 after training with us.  Dean deals with residential and commercial conveyancing and has more than 6 years experience of this area.  He is based in the Beckenham office.

Katie Kelly – Associate

Katie trained at the Lincolns Inn firm of Hunters, qualified in 2009 and joined this firm from Farrer & Co, where she was an associate, in 2015.  Katie is based in the Beckenham office and specialises in residential conveyancing and has more than 10 years experience of this area.

Valerie Collins – Consultant

Valerie obtained her Law degree at Sheffield University and first joined the firm in 1984 as a recently qualified Solicitor when we were still Rooks Rider.  Having left to start a family she rejoined us in 2006.    Valerie is based in the Beckenham office, specialises in residential conveyancing and has more than 20 years experience of this area.

John Briggs – Consultant

John qualified in 1961 and is therefore one of the most, if not the most, experienced Solicitors still practicing.  He was previously a senior partner of Paisner & Co (now Berwin Leighton Paisner).  John has nearly 60 years conveyancing experience although these days he only acts for family, friends and old clients, some going back several generations.

Heleen Suér – Consultant

Heleen qualified in 1994 after training at Herrington & Carmichael and rejoined us in 2015 after having left to start a family.  She is based in the Bromley office and has more than 10 years experience in his area of work.

Sandi Tantrige – Solicitor

Sandi obtained a degree in Law at the University of Westminster.  She qualified in 2009 and joined us in 2015.  She specialises is residential conveyancing and has more than 6 years experience in this area.

Victoria Burt – Solicitor

Vicky joined us in 2015 having obtained a law degree at the University of Kent and completed the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law.  She qualified in 2018 and is based in the Beckenham office.  She deals solely with residential conveyancing and has three years experience in the area.

Sophie Steppel - Solicitor

Sophie joined us in 2014 and qualified as a solicitor in 2018 after having trained with us.  She obtained a law degree at the University of Westminster and completed the Legal Practice Course at the London College of Law.  Sophie is based in Bromley and deals exclusively with residential conveyancing and shared ownership work and has around 3 years experience in these areas. 

Maria Weston – Licenced Conveyancer

Maria joined us in 1994 and after training with us qualified in 2005.  Maria deals exclusively with residential conveyancing and shared ownership work and has around 20 years experience in these areas.  Maria is based in the Bromley office.

Lucy Sherman – Licenced Conveyancer

Lucy joined the firm in 1995 and after training with us qualified in 2009.  Lucy deals exclusively with residential conveyancing work and has more than 10 years experience in this area.

Paloma Ruiu – Paralegal

Paloma joined us in 2018, starting in Conveyancing, after obtaining a law degree at the University of London, a Masters in Medical Law and Ethics at Kings College London and completing her LPC with LLM at the University of Law Moorgate. 

 

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