Ben Howe

Ben Howe

Ben Howe joined Everys in January 2022 as a Property Paralegal in both our residential and commercial property departments based in Exeter.

Ben graduated from University with a degree in History and is soon to be qualified with an LLM in Legal and Law Studies.

Ben is a keen sportsman playing both cricket and rugby locally and has played rugby internationally for Belgium.

Freya Mason

Freya Mason

Freya Mason joined Everys in January 2022 as a Property Paralegal working in both the Residential and Commercial Property Departments based in Exeter. Freya graduated with a 2:1 degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Oxford in 2021, where she received an award for academic excellence. Prior to joining Everys, Freya completed international internships in Human Rights and Immigration Law but looks forward to taking on a new challenge exploring Property Law.

Freya enjoys problem-solving complexities in the law and is a friendly and personable presence for clients. She approaches work with enthusiasm and with fine attention to detail.

In her spare time, Freya enjoys anything crafty, spending time with friends and family, and travelling.

Candice Moore

Candice Moore

Candice joined Everys in 2017 and is a Conveyancing Paralegal in our Residential Property Department based at our Taunton office. She has been working in law for over eight years and has completed the CILEX Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice.

Candice is passionate about giving a friendly and efficient service when assisting clients in their transactions.

Outside of work Candice enjoys spending time with family, dog walks, socialising with friends, and reading.

Richard Stokes

Richard Stokes

Richard Stokes was admitted as a Solicitor in 1987 and has been with Everys for over 26 years. He was a Partner for most of that time and now works as a Consultant with the firm.

Richard has a wealth of property-related experience and has good connections with the business community and local organisations.

Anna Manning

Anna Manning

Anna is a Senior Associate in our Residential Property team. She joined Everys in 2021 having previously practised as a property law solicitor in Devon and Somerset for over 15 years. She works from both our Taunton and Honiton offices and is happy to meet with clients in whichever location is most convenient for them.

Anna has a broad range of experience in all aspects of residential property, including new build, leasehold, unregistered land and transfers of part. She works for a wide array of clients, from first time buyers or buy to let investors to those buying a substantial forever home. She understands the stress of buying and selling property and will work to make the whole process as stress free and smooth as possible.

Tracy Willows

Tracy Willows

Tracy is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, having qualified in 1998. Initially specialising in Civil Litigation, Tracy transferred to property in 2002 and has built up an extensive knowledge in the field over her many years in practice. She works alongside Everys as a self-employed Consultant.

Tracy deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing including freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, transfers of equity, and re-mortgages. She is known for her attention to detail, proactive approach and friendly, approachable manner. Tracy is frequently re-instructed by satisfied clients and recommended to others.

Working very closely with her clients, Tracy keeps them fully updated throughout the whole process providing clear, pragmatic advice and communicating regularly with others involved in the transaction to ensure that the process is as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Tracy has worked for many years in the Exeter/East Devon area and therefore has a good local knowledge of the area.

Jo Barrett

Jo Barrett

Jo Barrett is a Conveyancing Executive based in the Honiton office who specialises in residential sales and purchases. Jo deals with a lot of probate sales and acts for clients in the sales and purchases of park homes.

Jo joined Everys in 2015 having previously worked in an Exeter firm for almost ten years.

Jo likes to build a good rapport with the local estate agents and aims to make the conveyancing process for the clients as stress-free as possible, maintaining a friendly and approachable manner throughout.

In her spare time Jo likes walking, baking and days out with her family.

Rachel Craddy

Rachel Craddy

Rachel Craddy is a Senior Associate in the Residential Property Department based in Exeter. With over 13 years’ experience, Rachel has vast practical knowledge of all aspects of conveyancing and has advised on:

  • Residential conveyancing
  • Rectifying deeds
  • Woodland
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Development plots
  • Deeds of Grant
  • Transfers of parts
  • Unregistered land
  • Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Right to buy / social housing
  • Matrimonial

Rachel’s experience includes:

  • Acting for clients acquiring a site for residential development, then drafting and dealing with the subsequent individual plot sales and management company set up for the communal areas.
  • Acting in the surrender and re-grant of residential leases from a resident-owned management company, including re-drawing plans to reflect the individual demised premises, negotiating service charge proportions and maintenance responsibilities.
  • Drafting deeds to assist in the grant, release or variation of easements e.g. rights of way, and covenants (restrictions on use of a property).
  • Lease extensions for both landlords and tenants on a consensual basis.
  • Rural conveyancing including flying freeholds, septic tanks, conversions, listed buildings, S157 residency restrictions.

Rachel is a member of Women in Property and also the Devon & Somerset Law Society.

Julie Fuell

Julie Fuell

Julie Fuell is a Senior Associate in our Residential Property department and is based at our Sidmouth office. Julie deals with a wide range of property-related issues including the sale and purchase of property and approaches her work in a proactive manner. She is skilled in dealing with multiple tasks at once.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Julie was a teacher. This training has enabled her to anticipate the unknown and to deal with her work calmly, efficiently, and empathetically.

Julie is a member of the Law Society’s Non-Contentious Sub-Committee.

 

Helen Jones

Helen Jones

With over 20 years’ experience as a property lawyer, Helen Jones is well-versed in every aspect of residential conveyancing. Whether buying a first home or selling a large estate, remortgaging or buying-to- let, Helen is aware that it is not just a financial matter for her clients, but an emotional investment, too, and carries out each transaction as seamlessly as possible, minimising any potential anxiety her clients may encounter.

Helen joined Everys in 2006.