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Elizabeth Crouch

Position: Senior Associate Solicitor & Head of Residential
Offices: Brampton
Areas: Personal Law, Commercial Property, Conveyancing

Elizabeth is a Senior Associate and Head of Residential Property at Cartmell Shepherd and has been with the firm for 15 years.

Elizabeth first graduated with a BA (Hons) in Education before studying law by distance-learning at Northumbria University, where she graduated with a distinction. She trained at Martineau Johnson in Birmingham, qualifying as a solicitor in 2003, and moved to Ward Hadaway in Newcastle, specialising in intellectual property law, before returning to Cumbria to join Cartmell Shepherd. She became an Associate in 2008.

The home buying and selling process can potentially be stressful, time consuming and costly, however at Cartmell Shepherd we do all we can to minimise this. We give an excellent service and can deal with all your questions and enquires promptly and will update you regularly.

Elizabeth and her team are truly independent and do not pay referral fees or any other type of incentives, which means there is no conflict of interest and we can provide impartial and proper advice and we act only in your best interest.

The team are CQS accredited, which means the firm is a member of the Law Society’s Conveying Quality Scheme and the team have received the mark of excellence for the home buying process.

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth has a wide range of knowledge and property expertise. She handles all aspects of property work with a particular specialism in high value or complex titles such as transfers of part, leasehold properties including leasehold development work and set up of leasehold developments schemes. She also covers residential sales, purchases and mortgages, first registration of land and property at the Land Registry, deeds of covenant and easement, co-ownership and matrimonial conveyancing. Elizabeth also deals with commercial property and therefore deals with many mixed use properties.

In her spare time Elizabeth enjoys gardening and has a particular interest in growing certain plants. Elizabeth is also a keen dog walker and can often be seen walking around north Cumbria with her Scottish Terrier.

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“We very much appreciated Elizabeth’s personal involvement, attention to detail and commitment to seeing the matter through. Thank you.”


"From the very start of my relationship with your firm when I purchased a property seven years ago, it has been a pleasure to deal with you."


“Prompt, professional… perfect!  We look forward to working with Elizabeth Crouch in the future. Top class!”

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Streamlined land scheme to boost number of new homes

December 22nd 2021

The government is hoping to provide more new homes by improving the way land is made available to developers, making it easier and more streamlined. Elizabeth Crouch Senior Associate Solicitor & Head of Residential provides an update. Homes England launched its new Delivery Partner Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) to mark a…

£8.6 billion allocated to boost the number of affordable homes

December 8th 2021

The government has allocated £8.6 billion to boost the number of affordable new homes and help thousands of people on to the property ladder. Elizabeth Crouch Senior Associate Solicitor & Head of Residential provides an update. The Affordable Homes Programme is expected to deliver around 119,000 homes, including 57,000 for ownership,…

Law firm invests in its staff with raft of promotions to key positions

April 21st 2021

A LEADING legal firm has recognised the achievements of its team by promoting several members of staff to key positions. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors has made the appointments as part of its expansion plans which have continued throughout the pandemic. The 11 internal promotions include the appointment of Katherine Pretswell-Walker to…

Builders told to remove leasehold terms that trap homeowners

April 19th 2021

Two major home builders have been told to remove contract terms that mean leaseholders have to pay ground rents that double every 10 or 15 years. Elizabeth Crouch Associate Solicitor & Head of Residential provides an update. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched enforcement action against 4 housing developers in…

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