Buying Property Property & Conveyancing Howells Solicitors

Buying Property

Buying Property

Our property & conveyancing specialists have helped thousands of people to buy a new home. We are with you every step of the way when buying property, from pre-contract right through to completion and it’s our job to make the whole process as smooth as possible.

We’ve supported our clients buying everything from rural, urban, leasehold, freehold and new builds to listed properties, and we can make that experience work for you.

We are also a full service law firm, meaning that our specialists can support with mortgages, transfer of property and even creating a Will. Whatever you need, we are here to help.

Guide to Residential Conveyancing & Buying Property

We understand that buying a new house is stressful, and can be one of the biggest financial investments you ever make. Therefore we have created a free, easy to understand guide to residential property to support the process:

Guide to Residential Conveyancing – Buying a Property


A typical sale and purchase takes approximate 12-15 weeks but could be longer if you are in a chain.

Why choose Howells when buying property?

Competitive Prices

We aim to provide the best quality legal service at competitive prices meaning you will receive the best service no matter what the price you pay.

Professional Service

Our Property & Conveyancing specialists are highly regarded in the industry and receive fantastic feedback on their professionalism, whilst being down to earth and offering a personalised service to each client.

Guidance and Support

Our team are here for you. We aim to make the process stress free and easy. We will be with you every step of the way and we are there to offer advice to keep your mind at ease. We also communicate regularly, openly and sensitively. We are always ready to listen.


What we quote for is what we do and we make sure you are fully aware of the mystery about the legal process, so you have no fears or worries.

2 steps to contacting Howells:

Step 1

Call our New Enquiry Team on 0114 249 66 66 or email [email protected] for an initial chat about your situation.

Step 2

We’ll listen carefully to you, clarify what you’re trying to achieve, and then explain if and how we can help you. We will take some initial information and liaise with a legal professional regarding your case. If it looks like we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.

The Team

Our experienced Conveyancing team enjoy nothing better than being recommended by your family and friends to use us for your conveyancing needs. They enjoy meeting clients on a face-to-face basis to give that support and reassurance at this stressful time. Our team are highly skilled and use the latest conveyancing technology but still offer the friendly and personal service that clients prefer. They understand that they’re not dealing with ‘cases’ but with people, not bound up in legal process but in real lives.

Aisha Rashid
Assistant Paralegal
01142 496760
Caroline Euinton
Trainee Solicitor
0114 249 6643
Debbie Kay
Legal Secretary
0114 249 6713
Elizabeth Webster
Head of Conveyancing
0114 2496778
Emma Burnham
01709 788 338
Emmanuella Wallace
0114 249 66 66
Jane Nightingale
0114 249 6791
Karen Hill
Legal Secretary
0114 249 6714
Luke Webb
Legal Secretary
0114 249 6771
Pauline Heywood
01709 364 000
Rosamund Twambley
01226 805190
Stacey Thompson
Conveyancing Assistant/Paralegal
0114 249 6688
Tracey Markham
Legal Secretary
01142 496637