What is Equity Release?
Equity release involves turning equity in your property into disposable cash. It is an option often used by those aged 55 and above as a way of making their retirement more comfortable by providing the finances to improve their standard of living, travel, make home improvements or help their children out financially.
The amount of equity in your property is calculated by removing any remaining mortgage from the value of your property.
Being a specialist area of conveyancing law, at Rotheras our experienced advisors are experts in releasing the equity in your property whilst ensuring your finances remain secure.
Why use Rotheras for Equity Release?
Our conveyancing team are based across our four branch offices located around Nottingham.
We will work in collaboration with your financial advisor, or we have a network of financial advisors we can recommend to you.
We work in close conjunction with our Wills, Probate and Trusts and Family Law departments where required so we can provide you with thorough information.
You will be assigned a team member who specialises in equity release and given their direct contact details.
We can advise if you are looking to use this service to finance the purchase or sale of a property.
We can also advise on transferring an existing equity release scheme to another property.
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Anton Balkitis frequently represents the operators of both goods and passenger vehicles in court proceedings. Clients remark: "He has a commercial understanding of real-life issues and will always provide a balanced view
Chambers UK, 2019
Impressive group with expertise in both matrimonial finance cases and children matters. A strong childcare team handles cases involving physical and emotional abuse, as well as fatalities. Well versed in matters with international aspects, Hague Convention cases, as well as adoption and guardianship issues.
Chambers UK, 2018
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Julian Brindley - John Brindley Ltd
The team at Rotheras, and Mr Powell in particular, have provided us with an outstanding service. We are extremely grateful for the help and support they gave us in dealing with issues relating to our transport operations and our goods vehicle operators licence. Mr Powell was professional, knowledgable, efficient and effective. He quickly understood our business and the problem we had. He responded with sensible advice and acted quickly on our behalf to resolve the matter. I cannot thank him enough for his help and I would recommend Mr Powell, and the Rotheras team, without hesitation. I am extremely grateful for the help they gave us.
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We are in the middle of launching our own packaging agency and contacted Rotheras for some professional legal advice with regards to contracts. After an initial call with Billy, he made it clear what we needed and asked plenty of questions to understand what it was we needed. He was very responsive to our questions, whether it be over the phone or via emails and made the process really simple. We had little experience in this area so it was fantastic to work with Billy, who explained everything concisely. We were also really pleased with the quick turnaround and great value offered. Would thoroughly recommend working with Rotheras.
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I was extremely pleased with the service that Kerry provided in order to sell my mothers house. Good, prompt communication and all questions dealt with or answered as requested. Consequently I would recommend yours services to others.
Anton has substantial experience acting for commercial goods hauliers and other transport operators. He advises on a range of contentious issues including operator licence, maintenance and tachograph matters, with a wealth of experience acting in public inquiries before Traffic Commissioners."Anton is a highly informed and personable lawyer.
Chambers UK, 2020
Chris Powell focuses his practice on road transport issues, regularly representing haulage, transport and logistics companies. He has considerable experience in regulatory matters involving operator licences and compliance failings, as well as more serious criminal investigations relating to fraud.
Chambers UK, 2020
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Michelle Young is a residential property specialist and heads up the residential property team at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.
Jo Goddard has over 20 years experience specialising in all aspects of residential conveyancing and regularly acts for clients on sales, purchases, remortgages and transfers of equity and is part of one of the largest conveyancing teams across the East Midlands.
Emily Weston is as a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Residential Conveyancing team and is based primarily at our Beeston office.
Joanna Merriman in Associate Solicitor in our Conveyancing department. Joanna is based at our Head Office in the Lace Market.
Lucy Pettitt has amassed over 12 years of experience in all aspects of Conveyancing.
Kerry Brown is a residential property specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.
Sally is our first point of contact for any new conveyancing enquiries that come in to the department and provides a bespoke quoting service for prospective clients, estate agents and other referrers of work.
Joanne Derbyshire is a Solicitor in Rotheras’ conveyancing department and is based at our Beeston office.
Hayley Drewry is a Solicitor in Rotheras’ Residential Conveyancing department and is based at our Lace Market office.
Kerry Redfern is a residential property specialist at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.
Laura Smith is a Licensed Conveyancer in the residential property department at Rotheras Solicitors and is based at our Lace Market Office.
Hollie Moore is a Senior Paralegal in the Conveyancing department.
Shelby Richardson is a Senior Paralegal in Rotheras’ Conveyancing department and is based at our West Bridgford branch.
Ellie Robinson is a Senior Paralegal in the residential conveyancing department at Rotheras and is based at our West Bridgford office.
Lucy Dixon is a Paralegal in Rotheras’ Conveyancing department and is based at our Beeston branch.
Vicki Ettles is a Paralegal in the residential conveyancing department at Rotheras and is based at our Lace Market office.
Sophie Lydon is a Paralegal in Rotheras’ Conveyancing department and is based at our Lace Market office in the heart of Nottingham city centre.
Safina Metcalfe is a Paralegal based within our Residential Conveyancing department. Safina is based at our Head Office in the Lace Market.
Grace Millward is a Paralegal in Rotheras Residential Conveyancing department and is based at the Beeston office.
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