Estelle Baldry Senior Solicitor - Residential Conveyancing - South Coast
Estelle is a Senior Solicitor in the Residential Property team, experienced handling all types of residential conveyancing work.
Main areas of practice
Estelle specialises in high value residential sales and purchases and remortgage transactions of freehold and leasehold property.
Her clients include property developers and private individuals.
Estelle has been a residential property solicitor since May 2013 and has acted for international clients and private individuals in hi net worth residential freehold and leasehold transactions. Estelle also deals with property-related matters for the wills, probate, tax and trusts team.
Estelle graduated from Bournemouth University with 2:1 in Law. Graduated from Guildford Law School and completed LPC with Commendation in 2010. Qualified as a Solicitor in March 2013. Estelle has 4 PQE as a Residential Property Solicitor.
Fraudsters target property transactions being processed by accessing email accounts and diverting money to their bank account. The ruse is dubbed “Friday afternoon fraud” as criminals typically target transactions being processed before the weekend.
Related Knowledge & Resources
Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market
As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".
In an article for Lexis PSL Elaine Allen, legal director at Blake Morgan, examines issues currently facing the British housing sector, what the government is doing to combat the housing crisis and how effective the proposed solutions could be.
The higher rates of SDLT are intended to apply to purchases of additional residential properties, such as second homes and buy to let properties.