John McAuliffe

Partner & Team Leader

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John is Team Leader of the Residential Property Team in our Tonbridge office and supervises the lawyers within that team.

John joined Warners in 1999 as a qualified solicitor and spent his first 5 years in Warners commercial property team. John became the head of the residential property team in Tonbridge in 2005. He became a salaried partner in 2007 and an owner partner in 2011.

John advises individual clients on all aspects of residential property including freeholds, leaseholds and new builds. John has acted (and continues to act) for several high net worth clients in high value and complex transactions, both locally, and further afield (including London).

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  • Negotiated lease extensions
  • Development unit acquisitions
  • High value freehold and leasehold sales and purchases

Recognition & Memberships

  • Director and secretary of the West Kent Chamber for Commerce for the past 3 years.

News & Insights

… we have used John for every single property move over the past decade. They say that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do in life next to divorce, death of a family and moving/changing jobs. I have to say John has been my saving grace in my house moves. He is kind, compassionate and goes massively above and beyond with his emotional support, advice and words of wisdom … we will always use Warners for all our legal matters going forward. The culture of your solicitors is above and beyond and this is exactly why we come back as we feel so comfortable using Warners for all our holistic legal needs.

E Ambrose

"Having used John and his team's services on several occasions we have always been impressed by his/their responsive and pro-active handling of the conveyancing process. John's approach ensures that the process of buying/selling a home, which could be difficult, is as stress free as possible. John appreciates his clients' objectives and consistently delivers which is why we have used his services on numerous occasions."

Mr Ireland

"The Warners team have been great to work with. John and his team helped me with my home purchase last year and the level of support, advice and communication his team gave me made the whole purchase work more efficiently. It was important to me to have strong advice and John’s personal, hands on approach meant that he told me what I needed to do before I knew I needed to do it.  I will definitely use Warners again and I have already recommended them to my work colleagues.

Mr Coventry, Tonbridge