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Carissa Willetts – Trainee Solicitor

Walker Solicitors are pleased to announce the promotion of Carissa Willetts to Trainee Solicitor. Carissa has been with us for just under twelve months as a paralegal within the Commercial Property and Security department and has shown a great enthusiasm and commitment to her role during that time. We are thrilled to be supporting Carissa
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CQS Re-Accreditation

We are pleased to announce that Walker Solicitors, have recently been re-accredited with the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS). This is a significant achievement for us and demonstrates our continued commitment to providing high-quality conveyancing services to our clients. The CQS is a quality mark that is awarded to law firms in the UK, highlighting excellence
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Turnkey or not Turnkey – that is the question!

Contract structures for developers and housing associations contracting on new build dwellings. If you are housing developer looking to sell new build plots to a registered provider of social housing (“RP”) or indeed an RP looking to purchase there are several contract structures available to you, each with its own advantages and disadvantages.   In this
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How Does Contaminated Land Affect my Purchase?

Before purchasing a property, your solicitor will conduct various property searches against the property you seek to buy as part of their due diligence. An environmental data search (or ‘desktop search’) is one of the searches that is often carried out. This search can be used to establish the risk of land being contaminated (amongst
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Walker Solicitors expands Commercial Property Team

Walker Solicitors are delighted to welcome Carissa Willetts as a paralegal in the Commercial Property and Banking and Security Team. During her first month with the firm, Carissa has hit the ground running by assisting with several commercial lease matters as well as working alongside one of the directors in completion of large scale development
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Walker Solicitors expands Residential Development Team

Walker Solicitors are very pleased to welcome Alexandra Weaver to our Residential Development Team. Alex joins the firm having spent the last 4 years working for a large PLC house builder as part of its in-house legal function.  Prior to that Alex has worked at various other private legal practices including two full service law
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Preparing Land Registry Compliant Plans

Preparing Land Registry compliant plans may be daunting, as such the Land Registry has provided guidance on this matter. Any land being transferred must be shown correctly on a plan, which can clearly be identified on the Ordnance Survey map. Therefore, it would be best to overlay the plan on the Ordnance Survey map to
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Tree removal – a felling tale

Tree felling is commonplace when constructing a residential development or indeed when carrying out site investigations.  Prudent developers should be aware of not only whether there are any protected trees within their proposed development (i.e. by way of Tree Preservation Order) but also the statutory rules around tree felling activity in general including when a
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Walker Solicitors recruit Matthew Roach as our New Director and Head of Residential Development

We are pleased to announce that Matthew Roach has joined Walker Solicitors as Associate Director and Head of Residential Development. Matthew joins the firm having spent several years leading the Partnerships Midlands legal function with top ten national house builder, Countryside Properties.   Matthew is a Chartered Legal Executive with over 15 years’ experience acting for
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2021 Ending Strong In The Property Sector

2021’s set to be recorded as the busiest year in the property market in 14 years according to research carried out by property website Zoopla, with data showing 1 in 16 properties will be sold by the end of the year. This thought to be largely due to the recent Stamp Duty holiday, ended on
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