Job Title: Solicitor
Location: Widnes Town Hall
Department: Conveyancing Department
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 0161 870 3580
I was admitted as a solicitor in 1985 and have over 33 years experience of property matters. Prior to joining Foster Dean I dealt with a wide range of legal matters but since 2002 I have concentrated entirely on residential conveyancing. I deal with a wide range of conveyancing matters including sales and purchases of residential houses, flats and retirement apartments. I am also a specialist in transfers of equity. I combine attention to detail with a client focused method of working and I am always mindful of the need to explain complex legal matters to clients in a user friendly and understandable way.
Key expertise and experience:
Freehold sales and purchases
Leasehold sale and purchases
Transfers of equity
Memberships and accreditations
Conveyancing quality scheme
Advising the client to withdraw from a purchase of a flat after having concerns about the sellers and the pressure under which our client was being put to exchange contracts even though there were matters outstanding in connection with the title. About 6 months after the client withdrew from the purchase I saw an item on the regional television news featuring a group of buyers who had exchanged contracts to buy properties in the development and had paid substantial deposits. The developer had gone into liquidation and the buyers who had exchanged contracts had lost thousands of pounds. It was hugely satisfying to know that I had saved our client from being in the same predicament as those unfortunate buyers.
When I don’t have my suit on, I…
I am a keen walker and can usually be found on the Wales coastal path which I am attempting to complete, in sections, before I retire. I also have a passion for music and regularly attends concerts and music festivals.
Best Purchase? A Lowe Pro Camera Case
Worst Purchase? A foot spa
Favourite Song? I knew Prufrock before he got famous – Frank Turner
Red or Blue? Blue as long as it’s sky blue
Favourite TV Show? Edge of Darkness
Wine or Beer? Both as long as they are in separate glasses