Handpicked Independent Solicitors Panel

Shared ownership, new build purchases and Right to Buy and Right to Acquire purchases are considered to be a specialised areas 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:

Foot Anstey

Contact: Rebecca Davies
Phone: 01823 625613
Email: rebecca.davies@footanstey.com
Website: footanstey.com

What they say:
Buying a new home is an exciting life event, but it can feel overwhelming when you start the process. Our specialist New Homes team act solely for buyers of new build properties from developers and registered providers. Established for 20 years and recommended by a large number of housebuilders, our team is best placed to fully understand the unique challenges associated with buying a new property. With your own dedicated conveyancer from start to finish, accessing easily understood advice has never been easier than with Foot Anstey.


Contact name: Olivia Littlewood
Phone: 03300 565 423
Email: olittlewood@pls-solicitors.co.uk
Website: pls-solicitors.co.uk/get-a-quote
Please also contact us for Right to Buy, Right to Acquire and Resales purchases.

What they say:
Award-winning PLS Solicitors are specialists in affordable housing and new build homes, acting for purchasers across the country. Experts in all forms of conveyancing contracts such as shared ownership, First Home scheme and traditional mortgage transactions, we are the ‘country’s favourite conveyancer’ for new build purchases. Using the marketing leading PLS App 24/7 and Portal, customers receive automatic updates direct to their phone throughout the transaction and can also complete and sign documents electronically. With a customer relationship manager and legal team also assigned to you from the outset to look after your every need, you can be assured that you will be well looked after with PLS Solicitors.

Shared Direction Conveyancing

New build contact: Jenny Baker
Email: enquiries@sdc-legal.co.uk
Phone: 0808 273 0273
Website: www.sdc-legal.co.uk

What they say:
Shared Direction Conveyancing is the only law firm in the UK dedicated solely to acting for purchasers of new build Shared Ownership properties. Formerly the new build shared ownership department of Direction Law, which was one of the largest specialist affordable housing solicitors in the country, and acted for more new build shared ownership purchasers than any other firm in the country. As a stand-alone niche firm, we continue to work closely with over 90 housing associations and specialist agents who refer our services. If you are buying a new build Shared Ownership property, Shared Direction Conveyancing are your ideal choice of law firm to share your journey into home ownership, as we have the experience and expertise to guide you through the process as quickly and simply as possible.

Dutton Gregory

Contact: Sarah Sams
Phone: 02380 215225
Email: resquotes@duttongregory.co.uk
Website: www.duttongregory.co.uk

Please also contact us for Right to Buy, Right to Acquire, Resales purchases & staircasing.

What they say:
Our Shared Ownership team are seasoned social housing specialists with an encyclopaedic knowledge of this complicated area of law. Whether it be taking your first step onto the property ladder, buying more shares (Staircasing) or selling your home our teams have you covered. To discuss your transaction with one of our friendly experts please call 02380215225 or to make an online enquiry, click here.

Owen Paulo

Contact – Hannah Hughes
Email: enquiries@owenpaulo.co.uk
Phone: 0808 196 7020
Staircasing contact: enquiries@owenpaulo.co.uk
Resales contact: enquiries@owenpaulo.co.uk
Website: www.owenpaulo.co.uk
Please also contact us for Right to Buy, Right to Acquire and Resales purchases.

What they say:
Owen Paulo Legal has emerged from Direction Law (the former largest firm providing affordable housing conveyancing) as a niche firm that specialise in Resale Shared Ownership and Staircasing transactions.
Some of our conveyancers have been in this sector for over 20 years and we have built relationships with many housing associations and mortgage brokers. We've seen Resales and Staircasing grow from a bi-product of new build Shared Ownership conveyancing, into a major part of the industry and we are extremely proud to be the only firm in the country solely specialising in these particular types of conveyancing. If you are looking for a specialist law firm that understands the intricacies of Resales Shared Ownership and Staircasing Conveyancing, look no further than Owen Paulo Legal who are here to assist you in your ownership of Pre-Loved Property.


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.