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Property lawyers who work to the highest standards our profession rightly demands

Residential Property, Farms & Estates

Our property lawyers work to the highest standards our profession rightly demands to protect you from unforeseen pitfalls and consequences. We help you through the modern maze of conveyancing and the wider property market to ensure your priorities are understood and acted upon. That way whether you are a first time buyer, property investor, land owner or simply trying to move house in a chain, we can offer you sound efficient and cost effective legal advice from a team that gets the job done.

We always keep your priorities at the forefront and keep you informed every step of the way. Our fees are transparent and we will avoid any hidden surprises by providing as much information at every stage.

Our breadth of service includes:

Our team work closely with our property development, planning, environment and construction teams to deliver an outstanding level of expertise to our clients. We also have a strong reputation advising generations of farmers and landowners and help our clients take advantage of all opportunities to maximise the value of their assets. Our experienced estate planning team will work with you to understand your wishes as well as coordinating with tax specialists, land agents and other consultants.

Fact Sheets

The Conveyancing Process

Confused about the process of buying and selling a property? Our flowchart explains what's involved clearly and simply. Read more


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News & Events

Brachers named ‘Law Firm of the Year’ in national legal awards

Award win shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Brachers is delighted to be supporting the Weald of Kent & East Kent Ploughing Match

We are delighted to, once again, be supporting the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match and the East Kent Ploughing Match. Read more


Brachers shortlisted for national legal award because of dedication to Kent market

Brachers has been shortlisted for the coveted Law Firm of the Year prize at this year’s national Halsbury’s Legal Awards. Award nomination shows Brachers is celebrated nationally for its commitment locally. Read more


Maidstone-based Watson Nevill solicitors joins Brachers

Brachers announces it has acquired Maidstone-based solicitors Watson Nevill, introducing new members across the commercial property and family teams. Read more


Five senior appointments at Brachers

Brachers has expanded its Private Client, Commercial Property and Commercial teams with five senior appointments. Read more


Brachers increases revenues and pre-tax profits in ‘extremely tough’ economic conditions

First featured in Insider Magazine and Kent Business, February 2015. Brachers watched revenues and pre-tax profits grow last year following an expansion into a new office and some high profile deals. Read more

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Meet the Team

Kate Baigent | Partner

T: 01622 776412 | Email Kate

Tim Gymer | Legal Executive

T: 01622 776513 | Email Tim

Kate Hawken | Associate of CILEx

T: 01622 776408 | Email Kate

Alison Holmes | Chartered Legal Executive

T: 01622 776424 | Email Alison

Paula Savage | Conveyancing Executive

T: 01622 776462 | Email Paula

Sara Smith | Associate

T: 01622 680401 | Email Sara

Signe Sparne | Trainee

T: 01622 655287 | Email Signe

Clare Waters | Completions Assistant

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards will come into effect on 1 April 2018. This standard will be applicable for all properties that require an Energy Performance Certificate including lease properties. Read more


Beware: Black Friday strikes again!

Every day we pass information via email without thinking about the consequences, it's important to make sure you are staying secure online. Read more


Future-Proofing Your Rural Business

The vote in favour of Brexit will undoubtedly have significant implications for the UK’s rural and agricultural sector. Read more


Residential property brochure - Buying and selling your new home with Brachers

Our property lawyers have a wealth of knowledge of the property market in the South East. If you have a related sale or wish to discuss any other property matters, then we would be delighted to assist you and please feel free to contact us. Read more


Implications of the main residence nil-rate band on property sales currently exceeding IHT allowance

With over a quarter of property sales this year in excess of the current inheritance tax allowance, what does the introduction of the main residence nil-rate band (MRNRB) mean? Read more


Family Matters Issue 3

The latest edition of our private client newsletter. Read more

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Key Contact

Kate Baigent


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What Our Clients Say...

"Excellent service as always. Efficient, expedient, professional. personable, the whole experience so much easier because service was so good."

Susan Warren (client)

"I felt completely relaxed and well looked-after in what was a very stressful house purchase."

Carol Whitehead (client)

"I feel the work you have done on our house sale and purchase can only be described as exemplary as I know it did not come without problems".

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"Excellent service from start to finish."

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"Friendly, warm and considerate."

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"Extremely good service, especially as compared with other solicitors."

Anne Allport (client)

"Just to say a big big thank you as well to you and your assistants for making the process as efficient and smooth as you did. You're all brilliant"

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