About Sarah

Sarah works in the Residential Property department in the Sheffield office and deals with all aspects of residential property transactions. These include purchases, sales, re-mortgages, transfers, gifts, investment property and portfolio management and re-finance.

She has spent the past 12 years working in both residential and commercial property and is committed to embracing technology to ensure a smooth and transparent transaction for clients.  Having trained initially as a Barrister, she enjoys tackling challenging matters and using her legal research skills to provide a solution for the client.

Sarah is a current committee member at the Law Society and is pro-active in trying to shape the management and regulation of law firms across the county.

When not at work

Sarah has two young children and is often found organising their social diaries and after school activities! She is also heavily involved with a local theatre school and spends many weekends co-ordinating the entertainment at many corporate events.  When she does get some time to herself, she can be found at the gym or simply relaxing in front of the TV with a good crime drama.

Professional Societies

  • The Law Society

Specialisms

  • Unregistered properties
  • Residential sales and purchases
  • Re-mortgages
  • Buy to let
  • Property gifts
  • Auction sales
  • Auction purchases

 

Sectors that Sarah is involved in:

Housebuilders

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What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Should I buy my freehold?

I own a leasehold house, should I buy my freehold?

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 6th October 2020

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Parental Gifts when buying your property

Residential Property Partner, Sarah Sargent, from Lupton Fawcett LLP, answers questions on Parental Gifts

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 4th September 2020

Can I move house during the Covid-19 restrictions? Coronavirus (Covid-19) and residential conveyancing transactions.

Can I move house during the Covid-19 restrictions? Coronavirus (Covid-19) and residential conveyancing transactions.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) and residential conveyancing transactions.

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 25th March 2020

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

How to speed up and de-stress your property sale

Moving home is a stressful experience. The paperwork, upheaval and unforeseen obstacles can make selling your property a complicated and drawn-out affair.

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 13th January 2020

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Buying the freehold to your property

Residential Property expert, Sarah Sargent, guides you through the process of buying the freehold to your house.

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 27th July 2017

What are the land purchase options for housebuilders and developers?

Are plot sales plain sailing?

This is not an exhaustive list, but the question is what can be done to ensure that your plot sales run smoothly and your buyers

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 20th July 2017

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Guide to buying a New Build

With the Government’s push to have one million homes built by 2020, how can you ensure that you are buying a quality product?

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 21st June 2017

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

How to Avoid the Rentcharge Scam

What are Rentcharges and is there anything that property owners can do to protect themselves?

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 15th February 2017

What Residential Landlords Need To Know about the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Changes to licensing of shared houses

The Government plans to extend the scope of mandatory licensing of ‘Houses in Multiple Occupation’ or ‘HMOs’. The proposals include the removal of the storey

Pencil iconBy Rob Cooke on 9th February 2017

What are the land purchase options for housebuilders and developers?

Could Trump Trigger a Housebuilding Boom in the North?

Whilst the USA is in turmoil, following the election of Donald Trump, the UK property market could be set to benefit as economic and political

Pencil iconBy Sarah Sargent on 11th November 2016

Thank you ever so much for this. The process at your end (despite my flapping) has been incredibly smooth and we are very grateful for your help.

Mr & Mrs Bailey

Conveyancing

Thank you to all involved. We are very happy with the service received by Sarah and her team. We look forward to using you again in the future.

Bianca

Conveyancing

Now that we have had time to sit down and think, we would like to express our thanks to you, Sarah, and to Tom and Olivia for your attention throughout the process, which has contributed to the most stress free house move we have ever experienced. We will not hesitate to recommend Lupton Fawcett to our friends should their need arise. With very grateful thanks.

Irene & John

Conveyancing

Thank you so much you guys have been amazing!

Libby

Conveyancing

Hello dear, thank you very much, you are a good team, I am very happy, you are very cooperative and caring. Again thank you.

Mr Ajaz

Conveyancing

It’s been brilliant service thank you. We are hoping to buy somewhere in the next six months so I will be in touch to get a quote.

Laura

Conveyancing

Thank you for your email telling me of the completion. I would like to take this opportunity of thanking both you, Tom, and Sarah for the efficient service I have once again received. Until the next time!

Mr Khalili

Conveyancing

Dear Sarah/Thomas – many thanks for a happy conclusion to our recent purchase. Would recommend Lupton Fawcett to anyone and will, for the consummate professionalism you have shown us and would have no hesitation to employ your services again if the need arises in the future

Roger and Cynthia Burbeary

Conveyancing

All went well with the move thanks to Sarah and you, Tom. Hopefully, this will be my last move but I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend yourselves to friends or colleagues that enquire about a conveyancing solicitor. Thank you once again.

Mr&Mrs Glossop

Conveyancing

The team are always happy to help with any questions or queries and are very quick to respond. They are always lovely to speak to and very professional. This is the second time we have used the team and we would be more than happy to use them again.

Anon

Conveyancing

Catherine and the team who carried out the conveyancing were excellent. Prompt, efficient and approachable are all words to describe how I felt.

Anon

Conveyancing

Richard and the team did a fantastic job on the sale of my house. They were efficient, pro-active and happy to answer all queries. I would definitely look to recommend them and look forward to using them in the future.

Anon

Conveyancing

“People in the UK are brought up dreaming of owning their own home, so to be backed into a corner where this dream can suddenly be turned into a financial nightmare, from which there appears to be no obvious escape, is a kick in the teeth for many aspiring homeowners.”

Sarah Sargent, Lupton Fawcett Associate Solicitor

2001

Graduated from Hull University

Completed the Bar Vocational Course at the Inns of Court School of Law, London

Called to the Bar

Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors

Head of Conveyancing at Hattersleys Solicitors

Joined Lupton Fawcett as a Senior Solicitor

Promoted to Partner

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