Rebecca joined the Honiton Residential Conveyancing Team in February 2020. She began her legal career in the Summer of 2009 and has worked predominantly in the East Devon area ever since. Rebecca qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in February 2017.
Rebecca deals with all aspects of residential property work and aims to make the conveyancing process as stress-free as possible, maintaining a friendly and approachable manner throughout.
Rachel Craddy is an Associate Solicitor in the Conveyancing Department based in Honiton. With over 13 years’ experience, Rachel has vast practical knowledge of all aspects of conveyancing and has advised on:
- Residential conveyancing
- Rectifying deeds
- Restrictive covenants
- Development plots
- Deeds of Grant
- Transfers of parts
- Unregistered land
- Leasehold enfranchisement
- Right to buy / social housing
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.
Richard Stokes is a consultant in our Residential Property department based at Seaton. He joined Everys in 1995 and was a partner with the firm until September 2019. Richard’s specialist knowledge of the residential property market has been developed over more than 30 years, and he advises on all aspects of property law. His breadth of experience, personal contact, attention to detail and excellent service ensures his clients return and continue to refer him to others.
Richard not only acts for clients in the South West, but he also regularly receives instructions to purchase high-value properties in London.
Louise Boden is Head of Residential Conveyancing and is based at our Exmouth office. With more than 20 years’ practice in residential conveyancing, Louise’s experience encompasses the whole gamut of residential property work.
Louise gives straightforward and clear advice on buying, selling and mortgaging freehold and leasehold properties. She has in-depth local knowledge and expertise and delivers her service in a friendly and courteous manner. This is reflected in her high levels of repeat business from existing clients and her number of personal referrals from professional contacts and clients.
Louise joined Everys in 2015 having previously worked for an Exeter firm for 10 years.
Julie embarked on her legal training in 2013 whilst juggling children, private tutoring and working for a law firm. Her skills of dealing with multiple tasks at once cross over into her role as a property lawyer, whereby she is able to work in a proactive manner. Her previous role as a teacher helps Julie to anticipate the unknown and to deal with her work calmly, efficiently and empathetically.
Julie is based at our Seaton office and is a member of the Law Society’s Non-Contentious Sub-Committee.
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.