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Katie-OwenKatie Owen has qualified as a residential property solicitor at Coles Miller – six months early thanks to her experience as a conveyancing paralegal.

She first joined Coles Miller in 2014, assisting conveyancing Partner Ruth Elkins as a paralegal at the firm’s Broadstone office. This reduced the time needed to qualify by half a year.

Wimborne Residential TeamIncreasing demand for conveyancing across East Dorset has prompted Coles Miller Solicitors to strengthen its Wimborne team.

Moving to Coles Miller’s Crown Mead office from January 2, 2018 will be Associate Julie Stratton, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives; Kerrie Ashford, a Graduate Member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives; legal secretary Jacqui Brocklehurst.

Conveyancing legal executive Julie Stratton, an Associate at Coles Miller SolicitorsColes Miller’s expert conveyancing team acted swiftly to help a client exchange contracts in under 20 hours.

19 hours, 51 minutes to be precise.

conveyancing solicitor Jason Barnett

Conveyancing solicitors at Coles Miller in Poole, Dorset are celebrating after the town was named one of the best places to live in Britain.

Poole scooped second place in the top 10, beating cities including Brighton, Edinburgh, York, Cardiff, Liverpool and Bristol.

conveyancing solicitor Chantal Chilvers

wills solicitor Ricky LangloisExpert property solicitor Chantal Chilvers has joined the residential conveyancing team at leading local law firm Coles Miller.

Coles Miller is also celebrating after Ricky Langlois became the latest of the firm’s trainees to qualify as a solicitor.

conveyancing Bournemouth Julie StrattonColes Miller has promoted conveyancing legal executive Julie Stratton to Associate after more than 20 years at the firm.

Julie has built up a hugely loyal client base in her 39 years of conveyancing ­ in some instances helping three generations of the same family to move house.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerNew rules to tighten up mortgage lending will not prevent mis-selling ­ borrowers should still remain vigilant, warn litigation solicitors Coles Miller.

Borrowers will now find it harder to secure a home loan under the new Mortgage Market Review - the biggest change to the regulations for at least 10 years.

conveyancing solicitor Jason BarnettBuyers must be ready with their finances in order if they are to beat rising house prices, warn conveyancing solicitors at Coles Miller.

Property shortages are driving up prices ever more quickly as more buyers compete for a limited number of available homes.

conveyancing solicitor Ruth Kerley

A Poole conveyancing solicitor is about to embark upon a mammoth week long trek across the Sahara all to raise money for Forest Holme Hospice in Poole.

On 8th November 2013 Poole conveyancing solicitor Ruth Kerley, a partner at Coles Miller Solicitors will join a team of 10 other Sahara trekkers all taking part in the inspiring 6 day trek across some of Africa’s most challenging terrain. 

conveyancing solicitor Ruth KerleyGazumping is on the increase as demand for residential property rises rapidly, warn conveyancing solicitors Coles Miller.

Rising prices and a seller’s market are fuelling gazumping - leaving buyers heartbroken and out of pocket when the home which they have agreed to buy is then sold to someone else instead.


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