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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
16/09/17

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2017

We are delighted to be supporting the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match on Saturday 16 September 2017. Read more

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

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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
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

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

27/04/17

Protect your property from fraud

Make sure you don't fall victim to fraudsters making claims on your property by using simple actions to stop fraudulent claims. Read more

22/03/17

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

19/12/16

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

01/12/16

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

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Key Contact

Kate Baigent

Partner

T: 01622 776412

Email Kate

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What Our Clients Say...

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

Carol Whitehead (client)

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

Susan Warren (client)

"Excellent service from start to finish."

Client comment

"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"

Client comment

"Friendly, warm and considerate."

Client comment

"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

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

Anne Allport (client)