Mark Polkinghorne Paralegal

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Contact Details

Mark specialises in the post exchange work on residential sales and purchases for private individuals.

Main area of practice

His work includes the preparation of completion statements, pre-completion checks, completing the transaction and post completion formalities.

Expertise

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