Matthew James


Buying and Selling Your Home

Matthew qualified as a solicitor in 1993 has over 27 years experience in property law. Matthew  specialises in residential conveyancing (sales, purchases, remortgages, transfers of title and equity release mortgages).

Matthew joined Churchers in March 2021 as an associate and as of September 2021 was promoted to Partner.  


  • Areas of Expertise Include
  • sales
  • purchases
  • transfers of equity
  • remortgages
  • lease extensions
  • commercial property


  • Professional Memberships
  • Portsmouth Property Assocation


  • And In His Spare Time
  •  Matthew enjoys socialising including pub quizzing, and is an active member of his local church. To keep fit Matthew enjoys hiking and dog walking, and has been known to occasionally venture to a gym


  • My clients love what I do
  • "I am writing this email in order to make you aware of the brilliant customer service I received from your firm by one Matthew James. In what proved to be a very complex set of instructions, Matthew dealt with the situation brilliantly and kept me informed every step of the way, he is an asset to your firm and stands out very positively." May 2021


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