Martin is a residential property and conveyancing expert who can provide practical advice to both individuals and lenders on all aspects of residential property transactions.
Martin has advised lenders, buyers and sellers in the residential property and conveyancing sectors for almost 20 years, and is well-known and respected by estate agency firms and lenders alike.
He can assist clients who wish to either purchase or sell any value and type of residential property, from a garage through to a million-pound home. He typically focuses on the Welsh residential market; however, he has undertaken work for clients in Bristol and the Southwest of England as well as for high net-worth clients in London.
He can advise on the following and more:
- Buying and selling freehold and leasehold residential property
- Mortgages and re-mortgages
- Auction sales and purchases
- ‘Buy to let’ property investment
- Residential development and new builds
- Transfers of equity
- Equity release: lifetime mortgages and shared reversion plans.
Martin is also an experienced manager, having managed multiple teams in previous roles, including a high-volume re-mortgaging department.
"It takes months to generate a relationship but a second to lose one."
What you may not know about Martin
Around 10 years ago, Martin successfully completed the Snowdon Marathon. These days, however, he spends his time running after his two young daughters, ferrying them to sleep-overs, play-dates and birthday parties.
My matter highlights
Mass re-mortgaging through LMS, a conveyancing panel management specialist, with lenders the Bank of Ireland and Bristol and West Building Society (now also part of the Bank of Ireland).
Managed the Department who acted for In Retirement Services, formerly one of the UK’s largest equity-release services, advising on lifetime mortgages and shared reversion plans.
Panel re-mortgaging work, acting on behalf of Monmouthshire Building Society.
My recent publications
News / Is a gift of property by an LPA attorney void or voidable?
Many of us give gifts to others throughout our lives to express our love, communicate our appreciation and show that we care. However, the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) limit an attorney’s ability to make gifts, on behalf of a Donor, under a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). This article discusses the different types of gifts that attorneys can make, and the consequences of making gifts that go beyond the scope of their powers.