Laura Vanstone has worked in residential property since 2013.

Having initially worked as a secretary, Laura went on to qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer in 2020. She specialises in new build developments and is Head of the New Build team at Coodes.

In May 2021, Laura won the Young Practitioner of the Year Award at The British Conveyancing Awards. The award recognises individuals, teams and companies who have gone above and beyond to support buyers and sellers to move home.


Laura has a busy and varied desk with a broad spectrum of residential property work.

She specialises in new build properties, both sales and purchases. This is a complex area requiring a specific skill set.

Laura has a special interest in new build schemes which help buyers get onto the property ladder.

Notable Residential Property cases

  • New Build & Help to Buy

    Handling the purchase of a new build home on a large site under the Help to Buy scheme. Reporting on the rights and covenants relating to the property and dealing with the help to buy ISA drawdown and Help to Buy equity mortgage.

  • Probate / Freehold Sales

    Dealing with an unregistered probate sale of a freehold property to include a Statutory Declaration and indemnity policy in respect of vehicular and pedestrian access.

  • Freehold Purchase

    Handling the purchase of a freehold property and ensuring that it included a declaration of trust between the purchasers. By doing this, it forced Help to Buy to aid the purchase.

  • Voluntary First Registrations

    Handling a case whereby a voluntary first registration application involved the perusal of historic title deeds. Laura liaised with the lender to obtain the necessary discharge documentation and then presented the title to the Land Registry to complete the registration process.

  • Remortgage

    Acting for a client in the remortgage of a property which involved complying with many different requirements from the lender to ensure they were satisfied with the security of the borrowing.

Client Testimonials

Thank you and your team for an AMAZING service. I would like to thank you for your support and clear instructions to me during this difficult time. It Is the first time for me to do this and it was very daunting. I appreciate all your guidance and encouragement.


Laura was absolutely amazing and is a credit to the company. She is very efficient and took time to explain everything to us as first time buyers. We cannot recommend her enough.


Just a little email to say thanks so much for everything you did for us, honestly I've never received better service.


You very much deserve the wonder woman badge for getting the sale and purchase through for us so fast! We want you to know how much we appreciate the hard work you put in to make this possible, thank you.


Laura was an absolute pleasure to deal with. We cannot thank her enough for her approachable sympathetic manner and I would not hesitate in recommending to friends / family.


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