Mel qualified in 1999 as a Legal Executive, working as a family lawyer. She continued with her studies whilst working full-time, ultimately qualifying as a solicitor in 2006.
In 2001, Mel switched principles to residential conveyancing and has worked in this field of law ever since; gaining experience and expertise in real estate and estate development along the way.
Mel is proficient in several areas of property law as follows: -
- Equity Release
- High Value Property
- Splitting of Title
- Sales or Purchases of Tenanted property
- Buy to Let
- Let to Buy
- Help to Buy
- Help to Buy ISA
- Estate set up and plot sales
- Real Estate
- Portfolio sales and purchases
- Large scale plot purchases (as recommended solicitor)
- Elderly clients
- Vulnerable clients
- Collaboration with Company/Commercial Solicitors dealing with the property element of business acquisitions
Mel can offer the individual looking to sell or buy a solid and reliable service. She knows the process can be stressful and confusing and will assist to interpret the jargon and ensure your move is as smooth as possible. She is well versed with the complications of acting for vulnerable clients and first-time buyers and will tailor the service to her client’s needs.
For the developer engaging in the set-up of an estate with a view to ultimately sell plots, Mel offers a no-nonsense approach, offering practical and legal advice and assistance within allocated timescales and deadlines.
For the developer looking to recommend a solicitor on a large-scale site, Mel will work with the site office to keep them updated and prepare a buyer pack based on the core title documentation to ensure a speedy and efficient service. Once core enquiries have been raised and answered, Mel will endeavour to bring matters swiftly to exchange on a plot by plot basis.
Mel has worked in Herts, Beds and Bucks but can also offer a Nationwide service.
Mel has also collaborated with other lawyers on company/commercial acquisitions dealing with the property element of those acquisitions