Transfer of Equity

Changes of ownership in a property can take place for a variety of reasons.  It may be triggered by Divorce or separation.  You may wish to give a share in your property to your children or grandchildren.  You may be entering into a new relationship or getting married.  It may be that your accountant advises a transfer of equity is needed to reduce your inheritance tax liability.

In all these situations having a trusted local solicitor with expert knowledge is a real advantage.  We can advise you on all legal aspects of the transfer of equity and as always we will give you impartial independent advice to help you make the right decisions and implement them quickly and efficiently.

We are always happy to have an initial conversation to establish your needs and advise you on the various legal requirements and the stamp duty implications of transferring ownership in a property.

For a competitive fixed fee quotation speak to one of our team of experts now.


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Stuart Wickham

Residential Conveyancing - Partner

Stuart Wickham is a conveyancing Partner with over 15 years residential property experience, dealing with conveyancing and non-contentious property matters. Stuart takes a service-led approach to his work which has enabled him to build an extensive network of clients and introducers.

Stuart was born and raised in Northampton, moving to Southampton to study Business & Law, before transferring to the outstanding Nottingham Law School. He trained and qualified as a solicitor with Taylor Walton, and has spent his ten years service working in the Residential Property Department, joining the Harpenden office in 2004.

Stuart has specialist experience in property matters, in particular right to buy transactions and conveyancing, together with assisting clients with various property problems, including adverse possession and right of way issues. Stuart has written for regional magazines and has assisted the firm in the past with website development and case management programmes.

Stuart’s individualistic approach to his work has resulted in him acting for a number of high net worth clients, whilst handling a high case load with a consistent service level. This has enabled a sizeable outreach and network of local and national introducers, together with a high proportion of recommended and repeat business from clients. In his time at the Harpenden office. Stuart has secured panel membership with a number of building societies and lenders and...

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