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Partner and Solicitor

Stephen Burtchaell

“I enjoy working with clients and my team to bring a project to a successful conclusion”

Stephen is the principle contact for property matters for Registered Providers and heads up Tozers’ nationally recognised Affordable Housing team.

His particular specialisms are in property-related matters including:

Qualifying in 1995, Stephen has spent his entire career in property development and acting for Registered Providers. He is ranked as a Band 3 notable practitioner for Social Housing real estate in the Chambers UK 2021 legal directory, in which they recognise "his experience in non-contentious property law. He regularly advises registered providers on acquisitions and development projects, stock transfers and property financing work." with a client review stating "He is very good and well liked, clients respect him and he is always helpful."

Stephen has also been recognised as a Leading Individual in his field in the Legal 500 2021 directory.

Stephen is proud to work with a great team who collectively are also recognised for their expertise in both the Chambers UK 2021 legal directory and the Legal 500 2021 edition - he works closely with Catriona Yates, Deborah Black, Megan Lindsay-Bush, Sarah Brimilcombe, Rosemary Hill and Sue Pope on property matters and also with the housing management team Sarah Schooling, Jenny Lloyd, Vince Davies, Megan Andrews and Georgina Ogg.

Away from work, Stephen enjoys making the most of living in the West Country, in particular walking on Exmoor and the Quantocks and trying to keep fit. 

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“Good level of experience and confidence in the subject matter of Social Housing development work. Speed, clarity and detail of work undertaken is a positive for Stephen.”

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The desperate shortage of affordable housing in England

Posted on 16th September 2020 in Affordable Housing

This BBC News article brings acutely into focus the desperate shortage of affordable housing in England. In particular affordable rented properties.

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Land Registry planning to accept electronic signatures

Posted on 10th July 2020 in Affordable Housing

Nearly two decades after the technology was approved in legislation, HM Land Registry has revealed plans to accept digital signatures to execute deeds.

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