Paul Sams

"Paul is highly knowledgeable and a consummate professional who has always gone the extra mile to both think outside the box and offer outstanding advice."

Paul Sams

Partner and Head of Conveyancing

Paul is an experienced property lawyer and a Partner in the firm’s conveyancing department, he is also a specialist in Lease Extensions & Enfranchisement. He qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and joined Eric Robinson Solicitors four years later.

Paul specialises in residential, residential development and commercial transactions, acting for a wide range of clients from domestic conveyancing clients to property developers, investors, financial institutions and high-profile individuals.

Particular areas of expertise include negotiation, freehold and leasehold sales and purchases (including new-builds), remortgages, legal charges, shared ownership purchases, deeds of variation and of release, trust deeds, and new transfers of part leases.

For leasehold property, Paul has particular expertise in dealing with: 

•    Statutory Lease Extensions (under the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993) 
•    Privately negotiated lease extensions 
•    Collective Enfranchisement (collective purchase of the freehold by the leaseholders in a block) 
•    Right of First Refusal (section 5) freehold sales/purchases
•    Buying the freehold for Leasehold Houses