Jim Kennedy Consultant

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“Jim Kennedy as usual was excellent!”

Client testimonial 2017

“I was thoroughly impressed with the service and advice I received. Jim Kennedy was particularly helpful and experienced.”

Miss S London

Jim is a consultant in the Residential Property team handling a wide variety of private client matters, but specialising in all types of high value residential property work.

Significant experience

  • Residential property sales, purchases and mortgages
  • Transfers of property ownership and trust deeds
  • Equity release mortgages
  • Grants of long residential leases

Other expertise

Jim is an executor of numerous estates and a trustee on a number of trusts. He has been Under Sheriff of Hampshire since 1987

“It was all so efficient and speedy, and all went so smoothly; I don't know what I expected but I didn't feel stressed at all.”

Mrs S Winchester

“…a massive thank you for everything you and your team did for me. You have been fantastic.”

Ms J. London E5


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