Bio

Rachael is an Associate Solicitor based at the Leominster office specialising in Agricultural and Residential Property. She has over 22 years of experience advising thousands of clients during her career on:

  • Freehold and leasehold residential sale and purchase transactions (registered and unregistered land);
  • Sales and purchases of agricultural land – advising clients on Basic Payment Scheme provisions and environmental agreements;
  • Shared ownership;
  • Help to buy sales and purchases;
  • New build purchases;
  • Sale of development land;
  • Purchase of development land to include site set up and plot sales off;
  • Deeds of easement; variations to/ release easements;
  • Deeds of covenant
  • S106 Agreements;

Rachael qualified as a solicitor in 1996 after completing her degree at Manchester Metropolitan University and Legal Practice Course at the University of Wolverhampton. Rachael trained at Walker & Co in Walsall, West Midlands and after qualifying worked in Leominster for a short time before joining a Shropshire firm where she was a partner for over 15 years. Rachael obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice Management with Merit in 2015 from the Manchester Metropolitan University.

Married to a South Shropshire farmer, Rachael is well versed in dealing with the Rural Payments Agency helping out on the farm at home. In the little spare time she has, Rachael also enjoys gardening, cooking for friends and family on her AGA; reading and walking her rescue Westie/ Patterdale cross terrier Trixie

 

Contact

e-mail: rhughes@gabbs.biz

 

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''The professional attitude and clear advice given by your staff throughout the sale of my parents' house and then the purchase of our new home were extremely reassuring during a potentially difficult period''' - Ms G

''It has been a real pleasure dealing with you and Jane.  We can't thank you enough for all your efforts in these three transactions.  It's been very reassuring that our affairs were being dealt with in such a professional and pleasant manner by highly experienced people'' - Mr & Mrs B

''Thank you for all the work you have done...  We have been very impressed with your efficiency regarding both sale and purchase of houses''  Ms H, Shropshire

''You made buying a house hassle free, thank you!'' - Ms S, France

 

 
 

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