Team Profiles – New Build Homes
Our New Build Homes Team are specialists in purchases of new build properties from Housing Associations and developers; purchases using Help to Buy or the Shared Ownership and; owners wishing to buy further shares (staircasing) in their property or sell their Shared Ownership property
We understand that moving home is an anxious time for all and our aim is to reduce the stress involved. Regardless of which member of the team handles your transaction they will be supervised by Adam Crawford, Partner and Head of New Build Homes Team.
Year of Qualification: 2003
Adam Crawford, Licensed Conveyancer, is a Partner and Head of our New Build Homes and Residential Conveyancing teams. Adam has a particular expertise in residential conveyancing, new build properties, shared ownership and social housing.
Adam joined us in April 2018 from Winckworth Sherwood where he spent the previous 10 years acting for and advising some of London’s largest Registered Providers. Adam spent much of his time in-house managing a team of conveyancers located in his client’s offices and directly managing the relationship between the client and the law firm. This has given Adam a wealth of experience and a unique understanding of how both Registered Providers operate and the challenges they face on a day to day basis enabling him to provide practical advice from the legal set up of a new development for sale through to completion.
Adam’s experience includes Estate site set ups; sales and purchases of Shared Ownership New Build Homes; sales and purchases of Private Sale New Build Homes, Help to Buy, Staircasing; Right to Buy/Right to Acquire/Social Homebuy.
To contact Adam: Tel: 020 8799 1865
Year of Admission: 2002
Sonia Gandesha, Solicitor, joined Prince Evans in 2018 having pursued a fulfilling career as a locum in London and the South East.
Sonia has extensive experience in all aspects of residential conveyancing including sales, purchases, remortgages, lease extensions and in particular new build property and shared ownership property.
Sonia adopts a proactive way of working and builds excellent relationships with her clients through regular communication and her approachable nature and plain English advice.
To contact Sonia: Tel: 020 8799 1868
Sarah Boyle, Conveyancer and Trainee Solicitor, joined Prince Evans in 2018 from city law firm, Devonshires where she spent four years in their conveyancing department acting for a variety of clients including Housing Associations. Prior to that Sarah worked in litigation in a boutique City firm.
Sarah deals with a variety of property transactions for individuals as well as for Social Landlords. This includes all types of new build property, shared ownership and staircasing transactions, sales, purchases, mortgages, transfers of equity, leases, lease extensions and enfranchisement.
Sarah also has experience dealing with various other property matters for Housing Associations to include licences, deeds of easements and statutory agreements.
To contact Sarah: Tel: 020 8799 1862
Zib Osman, Conveyancer, joined prince Evans in 2018 having spent the previous 5 years working at several law firms including recently in the City where he specialised in new build property and residential conveyancing.
Zib acts for private individuals dealing with their various conveyancing requirements including shared ownership re-sales and purchases, new build purchases and staircasing.
To contact Zib: Tel: 020 8799 1869
Niki Sims, Conveyancer, has more than 25 years experience in property transactions.
Niki is experienced in acting for Housing Association and Developer clients in plot sales, staircasing, re-sales and other associated instructions.
To contact Niki: Tel: 020 8799 1867
Year of Admission: 1983
Sophie Treszka, Solicitor, has a wealth of experience in property transactions.
For more than 20 years she has undertaken all types of Social Housing conveyancing including scheme set up, plot sales and purchases, resales and staircasing. She also undertakes auction sales, Right to Buy and Right to Acquire transactions.
To contact Sophie: Tel: 020 8799 1864
Sandra Thomas, Conveyancer, has over 25 years experience and acts for Housing Association and Developer clients in plot sales, staircasing, re-sales and other associated instructions.
To contact Sandra: Tel: 020 8799 1866