Handpicked Independent Solicitors Panel

Shared ownership and new build purchases are considered to be a specialised area of law and we'd recommend you use a solicitor that is familiar in dealing with these purchases. Using a solicitor that is experienced in these areas will really help to keep things moving along and to achieve your exchange date with us so we can get you moved into your new home as soon as possible.

Below is a list of our handpicked solicitors to help get you started:

Direction Law

New build contact: Jenny Baker
Email: enquiries@directionlaw.co.uk
Phone: 0800 158 8281
Staircasing contact: Lucy Owen - Lucy.Owen@directionlaw.co.uk
Resales contact: Michelle Atkins - Michelle.Atkins@directionlaw.co.uk & Christopher Grove - Christopher.Grove@directionlaw.co.uk
Website: directionlaw.co.uk

What they say:
Direction Law is one of the most established and largest specialist affordable housing solicitors in the country who, for over 40 years, have specialised in affordable housing conveyancing. We have teams led by experienced solicitors who are each dedicated to just new build outright, shared ownership resales and staircasing purchases and are established on recommended panels for a breadth of Associations and Developers. Our aim is to progress cases to exchange and completion as swiftly as possible, resulting in a satisfied client who has achieved their dream of home ownership with the minimum of fuss.  

Dutton Gregory

Contact name: Sarah Sams / Daniel Szasz /  Nicky Marsh
Phone: 023 8021 3790 / 023 8235 4550 
Email: s.sams@duttongregory.co.uk / d.szasz@duttongregory.co.uk
Business relationship partner: Paul Sams - p.sams@duttongregory.co.uk
Website: duttongregory.co.uk

What they say:
Here at Dutton Gregory Solicitors we have a dedicated team of residential specialist property lawyers headed in Hampshire by some of the most experienced property lawyers on the South Coast. Our unique knowledge of everything connected to property including shared ownership, sale of shared ownership property, staircasing of existing shared ownership property and the variations that surround the same we like to think are second to none.

New Homes Law

Contact name: Aysha Dhanjee 
Email: sovereign@nhlaw.co.uk
Phone: 01245 678023
Staircasing contact: Wonu Owoeye / w.owoeye@nhlaw.co.uk
Business development manager contact: Charlotte Bentall C.Bentall@nhlaw.co.uk
Website: nhlaw.co.uk

What they say:
We are a vibrant, proactive property lawyers, driven to succeed. By working in line with our values and service commitments, we will continue to assist and support our customers with their property transactions ensuring they are timely and seamless. New Homes Law have a wealth of experience in Staircasing, Remortgages, Transfer of Equity and Residential and Shared Ownership Resales. It is this knowledge that enables us to provide a professional, friendly service to our customers and and allows for all transactions to be dealt with in a quick and efficient timeframe


Contact name: Claire Burrow / Amie Watkins
Email: claire.burrow@tayntons.co.uk / amie.watkins@tayntons.co.uk
Phone: 01452 222426
Website: tayntons.co.uk

What they say:
Tayntons are a medium sized firm of Solicitors based in Gloucester city centre. We have a long standing reputation of dealing with Shared Ownership. Our shared ownership section is headed up by our head of residential property, Claire Burrow. With over 20 years’ experience of shared ownership and dealing with new build properties, having been recommended for some years by Developers who are household names, we are well experienced in working to timescales and deadlines.

Foot Anstey - New build only

Contact name: Lauren Rebuck
Email: lauren.rebuck@footanstey.com
Phone: 01823 625645 
Website: www.footanstey.com

What they say:
Foot Anstey's New Homes Team specialises in acting for you, the buyer of a brand new home. Using our experience we help support you by delivering an exceptional customer experience in your journey of buying a new home. As a team we act on the purchase of over 2000 new build homes each year and are members of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme.   You will receive expert advice in plain English and benefit from having one dedicated conveyancer acting for you throughout your transaction.

Please note:
We routinely provide all customers with this list of solicitors who are known to have specialist legal knowledge in shared ownership and new build conveyancing.  It is your decision whether you choose to deal with any of the solicitors on this list or not. You should know that: we are not providing any warranty as to their legal services, we do not receive any financial benefits or gratuities from the solicitors. The details are only being provided for your guidance, based on their reputation for being experienced with newly built and shared ownership properties.