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Solicitor – Residential Conveyancing Department

Rume John

Rume is a Solicitor who joined the firm in 2021, and specialises in residential conveyancing. Rume is part of the team at our Chandlers Ford office.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • LLP(Hons) Law, University of Benin Nigeria, 2000
  • BL(Hons) Nigerian Law School, 2003
  • Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLLT), BPP Professional Education London, 2008
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, April 2009


Experience and Expertise

  • Over 15 years of working in Residential Conveyancing, initially as a Paralegal and then as a Solicitor.
  • Extensive experience regarding all aspects of freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, including the investigation of title, the drafting of contracts, the raising of and responding to pre-contract enquiries and requisitions on title. Rume makes all relevant searches and attends to the exchanging of contracts and effects completion of transactions.
  • Dealing with registered and unregistered titles, and sales of part.
  • Rume has a comprehensive knowledge of Right to Buy, Help to Buy Scheme, and Shared Ownership
  • Advising and assisting with the grant of mortgages and remortgages, and the redemption of existing mortgages.
  • New build conveyancing
  • Drafting deeds of variation and deeds of gift
  • Rume is fluent in the Nigerian language of Urhobo
  • Departmental Supervisor