Jen is a paralegal within our commercial property team at our Grimsby office. Specialising in the Housing and Development sector, She offers a unique combination of experience and knowledge surrounding house sales of new build properties.
Jen acts for regional and national Housing Developers and Housing Associations in connection with the sale of new build properties, including freehold, leasehold, Help to Buy, shared equity, part exchange, bulk sales to investors and sales to registered affordable housing providers (including affordable rent and shared ownership leases).
She deals with all aspects of development - new site set-up, infrastructure agreements, deeds of grant and easement, transfers of electrical substations and transfers of open space.
Jen also has experience dealing with all aspects of the purchase of new build properties on behalf of open market Clients and also dealing with residential conveyancing, including sales, purchases, re-financing and buy-to-lets/HMOs for both freehold and leasehold properties for both individual and corporate Clients.
She began her Law career, in 2000, as a Legal Secretary in the residential conveyancing and commercial property department. She gained a CLT Specialist Paralegal Diploma in Residential Conveyancing in 2001. Moving to the Builder's Estate Conveyancing Team as a Paralegal, Jen dealt with the sale of new build properties on behalf of regional and national Developers, managing her own workload. She was appointed Head of the Builders Estate Conveyancing Team in 2005 where she dealt with the more complex matters on behalf of the team, including site set-up, regeneration projects in conjunction with local authorities, regeneration partners and under Development Agreements and also the set-up and administration of property management companies. This was alongside transactional work dealing with conventional plot sales. She moved to Wilkin Chapman in 2015.