Deborah Castle Partner - Residential Conveyancing - South Coast

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Contact Details

“Debbie Castle is an excellent solicitor - she explains matters clearly, is very knowledgeable, gives appropriate advice and is very prompt.”

Mrs C Alresford
Deborah works as part of our Residential property team in Portsmouth. She specialises in all aspect of residential property work.

Main areas of practice

Her main practice areas include freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, mortgages, family loan arrangements, declarations of trust, tenancies, and transfers of equity.

Clients

Deborah's clients are individuals and couples, family, trusts, charities, housing developers, liquidators and insolvency practitioners and anyone involved with residential property.

Significant experience

  • Deborah leads a number of specialist property teams including the firm’s Bankruptcy Conveyancing unit, acting on behalf of insolvency practitioners, the Family Law team, the Home Equity Release Scheme team, the Shared Ownership team and the Buyers’ New Build team.
  • She was responsible for introducing case management into the firm and developing a tailor-made system for residential property work, including relocation, plot sales, re-mortgages and traditional sales and purchasers.

“What loomed in front of me as potentially an awkward negotiation you made amazingly simple and I am so grateful for your personal support and professional input.”

Client Portsmouth

Expertise

Related Knowledge & Resources

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