Real Estate

Real Estate Solicitors in Bournemouth Southampton London

Whether you want someone to help you make the most of your investments, make sure your development projects are brought to a successful conclusion, or just want someone to take care of day-to-day property issues, the first thing you need is an experienced real estate legal team.

Our real estate lawyers work in many sectors including care, residential and commercial development, as well as lending, investment and retail. We also have experience in niche areas such as ports and marinas, waterside developments and assisted living.

For business owners, check out our real estate pages to find out how we can support your real estate portfolio or assist with any problems that should arise.

If you are an individual looking to buy or sell your property or additional investment properties, we’re up to speed with every aspect of property law to protect your transactions and investments, as well as ensure a stress-free move without delays.

Find out more on our property services page for individuals.

Mar
2019

Our trainee solicitors, Hannah Gilling, Samantha Edwards and Alice Straight, give an insight into their first placement, as they undertake their 2-year training journey at Lester Aldridge.

Matthew Barrow with Lester Aldridge's newly qualified solicitors.
Mar
2019

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce six trainees have qualified as solicitors and also welcomes three new trainee solicitors.

Apprentices at Lester Aldridge
Mar
2019

Apprentices at full service law firm Lester Aldridge are celebrating National Apprenticeship week, which runs from 4th-8th March 2019.

Healthinvestor finalist 2019
Mar
2019

We are pleased to announce that Lester Aldridge has been shortlisted as a finalist in the HealthInvestor Awards 2019 for Legal advisors of the year – private.

developers
Feb
2019

Developers should be aware of the impact of knowingly breaching restrictive covenants after a strong message sent by the Court of Appeal. A recent decision could result in 13 units of social housing being torn down after they were constructed on land on which building was prohibited.

SDLT Change 2019
Jan
2019

Associate of the LA Real Estate conveyancing team, Sarah Brown, discusses the impacts of the forthcoming changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax due on 1 March 2019.

Average-speed-cameras=Bournemouth
Jan
2019

February 2019 witnesses another first in the history of travel on Dorset’s roads – the first permanent ‘average speed’ cameras take their bow!

Jan
2019

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce the expansion of its Personal Injury team with the addition of clinical negligence and community care specialist Paula Barnes, Partner, and community care specialist James Pantling-Skeet, Chartered Legal Executive.

Alexys Brown case
Jan
2019

Michael Veal is the Head of Lester Aldridge’s regulatory team and acted for the Health & Safety Executive in the Alexys Brown case. He explains the case and outlines the contractor shortfallings that ended in tragedy.

Drink-driving
Dec
2018

Whether it results from a mere miscalculation or an acceptance of just one more well-intentioned invitation to unwind with a drink, each year, many upstanding citizens inadvertently fall foul of the UK’s drink driving laws.  

Big-Sleep Charity
Nov
2018

A team of sixteen people from Lester Aldridge took part in The Big Sleep Easy on 17 November and raised over £6,500 for the YMCA charity in Bournemouth.

Dorset Business Awards 2018
Nov
2018

Congratulations to BV Dairy, the winners of the Lester Aldridge Company of the Year Award at this year’s Dorset Business Awards.

Nov
2018

Lester Aldridge is pleased to announce eight new associates from 1st November across the Bournemouth and Southampton offices.

legal 500 Partners Nov 2018
Nov
2018

Independent legal directories The Legal 500 UK and Chambers and Partners UK have launched their latest editions and leading law firm Lester Aldridge has attained top rankings across both guides.

Paula Barnes
Oct
2018

Lester Aldridge is pleased to welcome clinical negligence specialist Paula Barnes, who will be joining as a partner in the Personal Injury team in January 2019.

The law about dog breeding
Oct
2018

New regulations made under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 mean that certain activities, including breeding dogs, selling pets, providing boarding for cats or dogs, and hiring out horses, may require a new form of licence from the local authority.

big sleep easy
Oct
2018

A team of eighteen employees and partners from Lester Aldridge are taking part in the Big Sleep Easy, run by YMCA Bournemouth on Saturday 17th November.

Oct
2018

Hannah Gilling, Alice Straight and Samantha Edwards talk about their first week as trainee solicitors at Lester Aldridge and what their expectations of the law trainee scheme at LA are.