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Charles MiévillePartner, Residential Property
Charles is a Partner in the Residential Property team.
He acts for private individuals in residential acquisitions and disposals, as well as clients investing, refinancing or developing residential property. Additionally, he acts for banks in residential matters, particularly in relation to enforcing security over residential properties.
With over eight years of commercial property experience, Charles has significant expertise advising on mixed-use building matters, as well as property intended for residential conversion.
'Widely respected in the market', Charles also boasts experience in general estate management, secured lending, LPA Receivership and commercial property.
Efficient and proactive, he enjoys helping his clients achieve their desired outcome in an engaging and trouble free manner. Charles is extremely thorough and prides himself on delivering practical advice and generating solutions. A client comments, ‘Charles is brilliant. He always delivers the expertise, speed, efficiency and professional service level our clients expect’. He is a recognised lawyer in the Chambers HNW Guide 2022 and The Legal 500 2023 for his work on high value residential matters. He is recognised as a 'Recommended Lawyer' in the Spear's 500 2023 directory as well as a 'Recommended' Property Lawyer in the Spear's Property Advisers Index 2022.
Charles trained and qualified at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in 2008 before moving to Cripps Pemberton Greenish in 2014. He joined Forsters in 2021.
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“Charles Mieville is one of my go to conveyancing lawyers. I am very fussy over who I work with and introduce to my clients. I have worked with Charlie for many years and for many clients. He really is excellent and goes above and beyond.” The Legal 500, 2024
“Charles is calm, collected and extremely knowledgeable. He is a very capable individual that clients can rely on and trust.” Chambers HNW Guide, 2023