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Laura McCann, Senior Associate (FCILEx) at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Social housing


Laura is a senior associate in the Basingstoke social housing team. She joined the firm in March 2002 and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

She specialises in acting for registered providers in the sale and purchases of both private and social housing properties, including New Build Homebuy, Social Homebuy, OpenMarket Homebuy, Right to Buy and Acquire and First Time buyer initiatives. She also deals with re-sales, staircasings and lease extensions.

Laura also acts for a number of private individuals on their sale, purchases and re-mortgages together with developers in connection with their plot sales and purchases.

Recent work highlights

  • Exceeding all required targets for a large registered provider in handling all their after-sales matters including staircasing, re-sales and lease extensions.
  • Acting for a local authority in handling all their Right to Buy sales.
  • Providing legal training to clients’ new members of staff.

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