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Rebecca Stokes

Knowledge paralegal


Areas of expertise: Real estate


Rebecca is a knowledge paralegal in the real estate department in the London office. 
She provides support and advice in respect of the legal aspects arising in real estate transactions and keeps the team up to date with current awareness briefings and relevant training sessions. Rebecca also assists with maintaining precedents, creating guidance notes, and working with third party legal service organisations such as the Land Registry and search providers.
Prior to joining Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2022, Rebecca worked in a Leeds high street firm across the family and residential conveyancing teams. She studied law with criminology at the University of Birmingham and graduated with a distinction in the LPC LLM at the University of Law.

Recent work highlights

  • Co-authoring an article on section 114 notices and how they affect transactions with local authorities.
  • Collating information on the Building Safety Act 2022 updates and creating a timeline for the firm’s real estate division.
  • Creating guidance on e-signatures and the DocuSign platform for use firmwide.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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