We handle transactions and projects requiring knowledge of a wide range of different property law disciplines. Our property experts manage every aspect of a sale or acquisition from identification to completion.

Your conveyancing experts

Commercial conveyancing is an important service to many clients. We provide value for money, high quality property advice.


Our property team have dealt with a number of major acquisitions for public sector organisations. The Essex Fire and Rescue Service’s purchase of a new headquarters in a prime position on the A12 was one such transaction. We have also negotiated leaseholds for schools and the sale of police houses and school caretaker homes.

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Julie Roberts, Head of Property

Julie Roberts

Property - Legal Services Manager

Julie Roberts is our Property Legal Services Manager.  Julie joined Essex County Council in 2001 and has worked in local government since 1989. She specialises in all matters of commercial property law including; freehold disposals incorporating option agreements and overage provisions, freehold purchases, conditional ...

Joanna Gent, Head of Property

Joanna Gent

Property - Legal Services Manager

Joanna joined ELS from private practice where she was the Head of the Property Department and a partner in a busy private practice. Joanna has over 12 years of experience in dealing with commercial property matters both in the public sector and private practice. Joanna specialises in all commercial property matters to include ...

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To find out how we can help you and your organisation, please get in touch by phone or email, or visit us at our Chelmsford office.

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