Chartered Legal Executive
- Sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold properties
- Equity Release
- Transfer of Equity
- Help to Buy
With over thirty years of legal experience, and twenty years property law experience, David is an extremely experienced and capable Property Lawyer whose caseload is predominantly residential sales and purchases of all types, but he also handles a significant number of equity release mortgages and Help-to-Buy transactions.
Sale of house at a price in excess of £900k which was formerly a city hotel. This was a complicated sale due to the highly involved planning and building regulation history of the property.
Purchase of a high end new build leasehold apartment and ensuring the terms of the Lease included appropriate and relevant rights and obligations as to ground rent and service charge and also the covenants to which the property is subject to.
Completing an Equity Release mortgage for a client who had lost his title deeds and documents. This included obtaining title to the Property using the Lost Deeds process and seeking approval of the title from the Solicitors acting for the Equity Release mortgage company.
Qualifications and Accreditations
- Chartered Legal Executive since 2004
David heads up our Leasehold Team.
Articles and Posts
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