Mortgages and transfers of equity

There are many reasons why you might want to release equity in your home or change your mortgage. But it’s important that you understand the risks and benefits that come with the route you choose. You need a legal team that not only understands the law but also the financial implications of the choices you face.

Our Residential Property specialists are expert at handling the various situations that surround the transfer of equity. Whether this comes about as a result of a gift, separation or divorce or whether it concerns land held on trust.

We draw from our network of specialists in boundary and other property disputes, construction law, planning, tax planning, wealth management, commercial property, family breakdown, as well as our residential property experts to put together the right team for your job. We will tailor our advice directly to your needs and provide a service bespoke to your personal situation.

We can advise on:

  • Gifts – for example transferring a property bought in one person’s name to joint ownership.
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Wealth management
  • Separation or divorce
  • Trusts – from creation to final winding up
Jayne Kemsley
Partner
London
020 7766 5671
07766 396498
Bill Thomas
Partner
Bath
01225 340209

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