Commercial & Residential Property Conveyancing

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Neil Starr - Director & Practice Manager

Department: Commercial Property

Contact: 01392 209219


Neil is one of the Directors of the firm qualifiying as a solicitor in 2000. Neil began his career at Rundlewalker, however in 2004 he joined a large commercial firm to specialise in Commercial Property. Neil has now re-joined Rundlewalker to be the Practice Manager and also head up the Property Department.

Neil specialises in Commercial Property and has a wealth of experience in dealing with property matters for insolvency practitioners, major house builders and also acting for local authority clients. Neil also acts for individuals and SME’s in selling or purchasing retail premises, office space and licensed premises.

Neil also has the benefit of excellent corporate law foundations as part of his commercial property experience, primarily arising from the corporate structures created to have ownership and/or management of transaction properties.

In his spare time Neil enjoys playing five-a-side football and golf. Neil also enjoys distance running and each year takes part in the Great West Run.

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Sam Reid - Solicitor, Head of Residential Conveyancing

Department: Conveyancing, Wills & Probate

Contact: 01392 209205


Sam was brought up in Hong Kong before studying for a degree in Economics and Geography at Exeter University. He then moved to China to study Mandarin before working for a global legal publisher in Hong Kong, during which time he developed an interest in becoming a solicitor.

He obtained his law degree from Guildford College of Law before returning to Exeter in 2009 where he trained in a large local firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2011.

Sam has since spent several years specialising in all aspects of residential and agricultural conveyancing. He is also experienced in advising in commercial property transactions and can be contacted to assist with the preparation of Wills, extracting Grants of Probate and estate administration.

Sam is married with a young son and lives locally. In his free time, Sam can usually be found on the beaches of North Devon or West Cornwall where he tries to surf.

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Gemma Lawson - Paralegal

Department: Conveyancing

Contact: 01392 209202


Gemma is a Paralegal in our Conveyancing Department running her own case load.

Gemma started as a Legal Secretary over nine years ago and through distance learning at the University of the West of England qualified as a Paralegal in 2009.

Gemma lives locally with her husband and in her spare time enjoys spending quality time with family and friends as well as long walks with her young Border Collie.


Louise Webber - Paralegal

Department: Conveyancing

Contact: 01392 209204


Louise is a Paralegal in our Conveyancing Department. Louise has been working in residential property for 14 years and gained her Paralegal Qualification through Ilex.

Louise has worked on a variety of conveyancing transactions over the years and prides herself on being approachable and reassuring when guiding clients through what is sometimes thought of as an extremely stressful time in buying or selling property.

In her spare time Louise likes to spend time outdoors with her husband and two young children. Louise also likes to let off steam twice a week at her local boot camp!

Joe Clark-Farley - Paralegal

Department: Conveyancing

Contact: 01392 209202


Joe joined the firm in 2014 as an Apprentice. Joe was an outstanding candidate who demonstrated the keenness, intelligence and adaptability that we were looking for. Joe decided that university was not for him and wanted to do things a different way by getting on to a professional scheme to pursue a career in law.

In July 2016, Joe was promoted to a Paralegal position within the Conveyancing Department and is now running his own case load.

Joe still continues his learning through the Training Apprenticeship Scheme in providing Legal Services and hopes to qualify as a Legal Executive, which has always been his ambition.

Georgina Case - Trainee

Department: Conveyancing

Contact: 01392 209214


Georgina attended South Dartmoor Academy, achieving A-levels in Sociology, Psychology and Maths. She decided University wasn’t the ideal route to take to start her career in Law so decided to take the professional scheme at Rundlewalker.

Georgina provides support to the Conveyancing Department and her duties include drafting contracts and transfers, conducting Stamp Duty returns, issuing registrations and searches as well as general work around the office. Georgina can be contacted for updates on matters and to take messages for the department. She has also been working in the Criminal department to assist when needed and has attended Court on many occasions.

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