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Kirstie Tompkins

Licensed Conveyancer - Residential

Kirstie joined F Barnes in January 2024 having spent two and a half years at Kew Law Solicitors at their Chelmsford branch, overseeing their Conveyancing department.  

Kirstie graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2010 having read Law and obtained a 2.1 degree. She began her legal career at HRJ Foreman Laws Solicitors in May 2013 and spent five years assisting and training under the Head of Property. Kirstie qualified as a Licenced Conveyancer in 2019. 
Kirstie specialises in all areas of Conveyancing to include residential freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, transfers of equity and remortgages, new builds, shared ownerships, probate sales, Power of Attorney sales and purchases, part-exchange, Building Safety Act and Help to Buy Redemptions. Kirstie also has experience acting for companies and property developers. 

Kirstie enjoys being part of a growing property team and is a keen teacher and mentor for new members of staff. She has trained a number of junior lawyers and is proud to say that several of her trainees are now practising residential property solicitors. It gives Kirstie great pleasure to see her trainees achieving their goals. 
Kirstie has a great passion for achieving a successful outcome for all her clients. She is extremely well liked and respected by her them and business associates alike. Kirstie is someone that is personable, caring, efficient, and extremely knowledgeable in property law.  

Kirstie particularly loves acting for first time buyers and getting them into their dream home as she knows how much this means to them.  Her favourite part of the job is calling her clients to confirm completion has taken place, letting them know they can collect their keys and begin the next chapter of their life! 

Outside of work, Kirstie is extremely sporty with a keen interest for cricket and kick boxing. She loves spending time with her friends and family (especially her Grandad) reading, baking and playing with her naughty kittens Anna and Elsa.

Kirstie is based at our Gidea Park branch and is supervised by Tina Marwa our Head of Department.

Email: Kirstie Tompkins

T: 01708 333711

Specialises In:

  • Residential Conveyancing
  • Freehold Sales and Purchases
  • Leasehold Sales and Purchases
  • New builds
  • Shared Ownerships
  • Re-mortgages
  • Transfers of Equity
  • Right to Buy Property
  • First Registrations
  • Redemption of Help to Buy loans
  • Building Safety Act
  • Probate Sales
  • Power of Attorney sales and purchases
  • Redemption of Help to Buy loans

What the Clients Say: 

Kirstie Tompkins and Stephanie Davison acted on our behalf on our recent house purchase and sale. This is our 4th house move and 3rd law firm we’ve used and by far the best. At no point did i have to chase for updates, everything was proactive and prompt which is the complete opposite over previous experiences. We sold and moved within 6 weeks. Not only was the service prompt and professional but also friendly and genuine which can lack in these transactions. Thank you again! B Malugani

Both Kirstie and Stephenie were extremely helpful in all aspects while acting for me. They answered any queries I had straight away explaining everything fully and kept me updated at all times. C Higgins

The conveyancing service provided by Kirstie Tomkins and Stephanie Davison during the sale of our family home was excellent. Highly recommended. Frank Symes

Kirstie is a true professional. From the very start of my property purchase she showed her knowledge, skills and commitment for the task – which in itself provided great reassurance. I remember her saying straight away how much she loves her job, which is not only an aspiring thing to hear, but also entirely true! Throughout the conveyancing process I could feel her enthusiasm and a clear willingness to help solve any issues that cropped up. As a first-time buyer, it is inevitably quite a nerve-racking experience, but the fact Kirstie was so helpful, organised, and responsible meant any stress was minimised. And she worked with such good grace – both by email and on the phone.

Property conveyancing is complex and has various moving parts; while some people may want only to deal with their own area, Kirstie clearly takes a strategic view and can understand and relate to each aspect of the process. This really makes a difference in making sure delays are not allowed to creep in unnecessarily. She is bright, able, thorough – and frankly a gem of a conveyancer. I cannot thank and recommend her enough.

Mr A Teddy

I genuinely couldn’t have asked for a better service. Kirstie dealt with my house purchase from start to finish, alleviating any additional stresses you may normally face when buying a house. Kirstie is pragmatic in her work and dealt with my purchase as though I was her only client. Kirstie would always respond to my calls and emails as soon as possible and not once did I have to chase her. Her calm and sensible approach to problem solving is extremely helpful when communicating with others. Kirstie is extremely attentive which is not something I have experienced before with a solicitor. I have used Kirstie for two house purchases now and wouldn’t consider going to anyone else. I would highly recommend her work to anyone looking for an extremely knowledgeable and proactive solicitor.

Ms L Alder