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our people: Derek Payne

Derek Payne

Partner & Head of Residential Conveyancing
Residential Property

Contact Details:

Direct Telephone: 020 7581 7525
Direct Fax: 020 7581 7501
Mobile: 07791 586 732

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Derek is a graduate of Keele University and qualified as solicitor in 2000. He joined Jaffe Porter Crossick LLP in 2007, having previously been with Roiter Zucker and Leeds firm Gordons LLP.

Derek, as partner, heads up the firm's South Kensington office and residential conveyancing department.  

Summary of Work  

Derek handles a broad spectrum of property work, based upon a core of conveyancing of residential and commercial properties. He acts for a wide variety of clients from private individuals and offshore investors to corporate entities and developers. The majority of his work is in the prime London property markets.  

Skills and Approach  

It is important to Derek that his clients understand every stage of the transactions with which they are involved and are kept updated. This means he provides a very personal service, combining efficiency with a no nonsense approach that has made him very popular with clients.

Hobbies and Interests  

Derek enjoys playing golf. He also has a passion for skiing and scuba diving.