Laura joined Streathers in January 2018, becoming a partner in 2021.
Laura advises on a broad range of residential property transactions, with a particular focus on the prime central London market, acting on behalf of first time buyers, high net-worth individuals, investors and developers. She deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing including freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, development site acquisitions and financing, and also acting on behalf of developers in the preparation of tailored leases and bespoke sales packs to ultimately facilitate and attend to individual development plot sales.
Prior to qualifying as a Solicitor in 2012, Laura undertook her training contract in the home counties which enabled her to develop her expertise of unregistered titles and has a keen knowledge in dealing with title and lease rectifications and registrations.
- Advising on the purchase of a development site in Dalston, subject to a contract race, and exchanging on the deal within 48 hours of receipt of papers
- Dealing with development site financing, granting plot leases, and attending to plot disposals
- Advising on the purchase of a Leasehold property in Chelsea negotiating complex conditional contract terms associated with the grant of probate, access, works and relevant leasehold licence requirements
‘I worked directly with Laura Owens at Streathers who I cannot recommend highly enough. Her approach was efficient and professional and extremely pro-active. The best solicitor I have ever come across. I will certainly engage her again should I need to do so in the future.’
‘We used Streathers to assist with our house move and are so glad that we did. Our solicitor, Laura Owens, was absolutely fantastic from start to end. She has made what would have otherwise been a really stressful period extremely easy. Laura was incredibly friendly and knowledgable, ensuring that all of our queries were dealt with swiftly and profressionally and she’s been really helpful and dilligent throughout. The entire process has been completed in a much shorter time frame than we could have hoped. We couldn’t be happier with the service that we’ve received from everyone at Streathers and will certainly recommend them, and Laura, to anyone we know who is looking for a solicitor.’
‘I have used Streathers for a couple of property purchases now and I have found their service to be diligent, professional and courteous. Laura Owens in particular did a fantastic job on my latest purchase to eliminate all the material risks of the purchase and made special efforts to explain complex legal issues in an easy to understand manner which totally took the stress out of the whole purchase. I definitely appreciated the pragmatic advice I was provided, and would not hesitate to engage her services again.’
‘Highly recommend Streathers. Laura Owens acted as my solicitor for a property purchase and was outstanding from start to finish. Both the vendor and I were looking for a quick and painless sale and Laura made the process seamless, providing excellent oversight and advice along with working to a tight deadline. A solicitor on the rise, thank you Laura.’