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Rebecca Hughes

Managing Associate

Specialism: Lawyers Property

Company: Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Location: Tunbridge Wells, England

Citywealth rating

3.7
Average: 3.7 (5 votes)
Fee Level:
3.4
Average: 3.4 (5 votes)
Quality of Advice
3.8
Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
Communications Skills
3.8
Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
Interpersonal Skills
3.8
Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
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I have worked with Rebecca Hughes on a number of client transactions, and my experience has been second to none! Rebecca is extremely trustworthy, diligent, very professional, efficient and easy to communicate with which for me as a Buying Agent are qualities of immense importance. With Rebecca's guidance and support she has successfully navigated a path way through often challenging and difficult transactions. Also, Cripps as a firm are able to support my clients with all their other legal requirements, especially any tax matters. I do frequently recommend Rebecca, without any hesitation, to clients, friends and family.

30 Apr 2019

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Whenever I have the opportunity to recommend a solicitor, whether to a buyer or seller, Rebecca is always at the forefront of who I put forward. On the ball, proactive, and efficient. Always happy to provide an update and breakdown of where a sale has got to, and therefore ensuring the deal has the best chance of concluding positively.

30 Apr 2019

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An amazing conveyancing solicitor is hard to come by, and Rebecca is uniquely brilliant. I actively recommend Rebecca to my clients as she makes such a positive difference. Rebecca's professionalism is second to none, and she is extremely hardworking, often working outside of normal office hours to progress transactions. Effective communication goes a long way to keeping clients informed and reassured. Rebecca demonstrates this skill consistently which together with her personable manner makes her a joy to work with. When challenges present themselves, as is often the case, Rebecca calmly tackles the problem, going above and beyond to find the best possible solution.

28 Mar 2018

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Rebecca possesses all of the attributes you would associate with lawyers of the highest quality: she is hard-working, consultative, diligent, communicative, constructive yet manages to be personable too, knowing when to give strong advice and when to listen. In my view she is the outstanding property lawyer in the region for all of the above reasons and we have, are and will continue to refer clients seeking the best in class.

15 Feb 2018

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Average client size: Under £5 million

Fixed fee offering: Yes - Cripps offers a range of flexible funding options as and when appropriate for the client

Cripps Pemberton Greenish

Number of offices globally: 1-5

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Peer review:

I have worked with Rebecca Hughes on a number of client transactions, and my experience has been second to none! Rebecca is extremely trustworthy, diligent, very professional, efficient and easy to communicate with which for me as a Buying Agent are qualities of immense importance. With Rebecca's guidance and support she has successfully navigated a path way through often challenging and difficult transactions. Also, Cripps as a firm are able to support my clients with all their other legal requirements, especially any tax matters. I do frequently recommend Rebecca, without any hesitation, to clients, friends and family.

30 Apr 2019

Peer review:

Whenever I have the opportunity to recommend a solicitor, whether to a buyer or seller, Rebecca is always at the forefront of who I put forward. On the ball, proactive, and efficient. Always happy to provide an update and breakdown of where a sale has got to, and therefore ensuring the deal has the best chance of concluding positively.

30 Apr 2019

Peer review:

An amazing conveyancing solicitor is hard to come by, and Rebecca is uniquely brilliant. I actively recommend Rebecca to my clients as she makes such a positive difference. Rebecca's professionalism is second to none, and she is extremely hardworking, often working outside of normal office hours to progress transactions. Effective communication goes a long way to keeping clients informed and reassured. Rebecca demonstrates this skill consistently which together with her personable manner makes her a joy to work with. When challenges present themselves, as is often the case, Rebecca calmly tackles the problem, going above and beyond to find the best possible solution.

28 Mar 2018

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Rebecca possesses all of the attributes you would associate with lawyers of the highest quality: she is hard-working, consultative, diligent, communicative, constructive yet manages to be personable too, knowing when to give strong advice and when to listen. In my view she is the outstanding property lawyer in the region for all of the above reasons and we have, are and will continue to refer clients seeking the best in class.

15 Feb 2018

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Acted on the sale of a property for £3.5m in rural Kent with extensive land and a separate cottage. As part of the sale we renewed a grazing agreement with a local farmer to assist with the buyer’s stamp duty claim for mixed use.

Acted on the sale of a period family home in London for £2.2m and related purchase for £1.8m. The clients were delighted with the service they received.

Assisted clients with their £1.6m purchase of an Oast House and separate cottage in rural Kent for multi-generational living. Our clients were able to benefit from multiple dwellings relief, lowering their stamp duty liability.

Acted for landlords and tenants in completing statutory lease extensions. Some of these transactions involved premiums of £142,000, £136,000 and £115,000.

Rebecca has acted for clients in a sale for £1.7m and related purchase for £1.8m property. The property being purchased had complex access issues requiring a statutory declaration and indemnity insurance. It was also listed and had had various unauthorised works carried out to it, requiring a letter of comfort from the listed buildings officer.  The property had an annexe and land so Rebecca had to advise the clients with regard to claiming multiple dwellings relief and mixed use in connection with SDLT.

Acted on the purchase of a Grade II listed property in rural Kent for £1.4 million. The property included an indoor swimming pool, tennis courts and surrounding paddocks. The purchase was a transfer of part; the seller retained an Oast house in the vicinity of the main house. This transaction was complicated by the fact that both properties shared services, such as a drainage system, and therefore new boundaries had to be drawn between the two properties. I visited the property with my client to check the boundaries and discuss their concerns in person.  Additionally, access to the property was via an unadopted and unregistered track to which there were inadequate rights of way. This meant we had to obtain a statutory declaration from the seller and indemnity insurance.  The property was listed and various alterations had been carried out in the past without adequate consent.