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Senior Solicitor – Residential Conveyancing Department

Jillian Kness

Jillian joined the firm in May 2020 as a Senior Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing Department and is based at our Vanburgh House office in Southampton (Hedge End). She deals with all aspects of freehold and leasehold property transactions.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • LLB (Hons), Business Law
  • Admitted as a solicitor, August 2005


Experience and Expertise

  • Over 15 years’ experience in all aspects of residential property as a qualified solicitor
  • Advising and assisting with all aspects of buying and selling residential property, including the drafting of contracts, the raising and responding to enquiries, investigating title, and making relevant searches. Exchanging contracts, and attending to completion of the transaction
  • Advising and assisting in relation to the redemption of mortgages and, where appropriate, the granting of re-mortgages and further charges
  • Advising and assisting with the Help to Buy Scheme, including Forces Help to Buy
  • Advising and assisting with Shared Ownership
  • Advising and assisting with transfers of equity
  • Drafting leases, and advising as to deeds of variation and rectification
  • Advising and assisting in relation to the preparation of Declarations of Trust
  • Advising and assisting in relation to lease extensions
  • Advising as to adverse possession claims
  • Reconstructing titles
  • Advising, assisting, and preparing transfers of part where appropriate
  • New build conveyancing
  • Advising on all aspects of title investigation