Lesley Stuart

Department: Utilities Team

Position: Legal Director

Year Qualified: 1985

Additional Qualifications: CQS Senior Reporting Officer



Hello, I’ve been with the firm since 1985 and I work within the firm’s Utilities Team having previously lead the Residential Conveyancing department. I am also the firm’s Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) whose role it is to ensure the practice complies with the Law Society’s Conveyancing Scheme (CQS).

As you might guess from such a long career in property law, I have a real passion for and thorough understanding of the subject. There is little that I haven’t come across before. I am able to cut through the intricacies of even the most complex property matters to achieve the best outcome for my Clients as swiftly as possible.

I have great relationships with Clients and as a result have always found my work interesting and rewarding. I pride myself on friendly professionalism and on having the ability to focus on individual Client needs. Clients quickly gain confidence in my commitment, experience, clear communication and reliability. I have particular expertise in:

  • Sales, purchases and mortgages of prime residential property
  • Listed buildings
  • Sales of garden land for development
  • Acquisitions and sales of Parsonages, Glebe Property and Closed Churches and Chapels
  • Reconstruction and first registrations of titles where deeds are ancient or missing

  • I relax by taking long country walks with my family and our energetic cockapoo, Daisy. I enjoy Book Club meetings, TV food shows, weekends away, lazy Sundays and meals out or at home with friends and family. Music, theatre, film, art and comedy performances are on my agenda most weekends.


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