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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
18/09/15

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

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

03/09/15

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

29/07/15

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

15/06/15

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

10/03/15

Five senior appointments at Brachers

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

19/02/15

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

Christopher Eriksson-Lee | Partner

T: 01622 776465 | Email Christopher

Tim Gymer | Legal Executive

T: 01622 776513 | Email Tim

Emma Harris | Associate

T: 01622 655298 | Email Emma

Kate Hawken | Associate of CILEx

T: 01622 776408 | Email Kate

Emma Hegarty | Chartered Legal Executive

T: 01622 776456 | Email Emma

Alison Holmes | Chartered Legal Executive

T: 01622 776424 | Email Alison

Amy Lane | Solicitor

T: 01622 776427 | Email Amy

Mary Rimmer | Senior Associate

T: 01622 655296 | Email Mary

Paula Savage | Conveyancing Executive

T: 01622 776462 | Email Paula

 

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Recent Experience, Expertise & Articles
08/11/17

Local news: Golding Homes builds new homes on disused garage sites

Golding Homes is transforming four of its rundown garage sites into new affordable homes Read more

26/10/17

Maidstone’s local plan has been approved

Maidstone’s local plan sets out sites for 17,660 new homes to be built in the borough between 2011 and 2031. Read more

18/09/17

Services for individuals and families

Our specialists will work with you to achieve the best outcome for you and your family. Whether it’s advice on planning for your future and protecting your legacy, buying a property or preserving your assets following a relationship breakdown – we’re here to help. Read more

26/07/17

Ban on leaseholds for new builds, will this resolve high charges?

With increasing media interest surrounding leaseholds on new properties, extortionate ground rents and other charges have led to proposals for change. Read more

12/05/17

EPCs and Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Landed estates and farming business that rent out property, either residential or commercial, must be aware that the regulations which govern Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are changing. From next year landlords will be unable to let properties that fall below the minimum energy efficiency rating on their EPC. Read more

12/05/17

Owning a share of the freehold

Things to consider if you own a share of the freehold or are considering whether to purchase a share in the freehold. Read more

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Key Contact

Kate Baigent

Partner

T: 01622 776412

Email Kate

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What Our Clients Say...

"Excellent service from start to finish."

Client comment

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

Anne Allport (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".

Client comment

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

Susan Warren (client)

"Friendly, warm and considerate."

Client comment

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

Carol Whitehead (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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