Ian Burrow


What My Clients Have Said

Thank you also for another good job of conveyancing for me, despite many complications. Your tenacity and attention to detail are simply exemplary.

Peter Burch

Excellent service from all staff.  Consider ourselves permanent clients.

A very quick and easy procedure.  Thank you so much.  Mr & Mrs Cox

Very happy with the service provided - will recommend to others and use again in the future.

S J Pannell

I was very impressed with the whole process and would most definitely use Girlings again. C T Jones

Excellent service from all staff. Consider ourselves permanent clients.

The service you have given us over the last 17 years has been the best. Would not go anywhere else. R Tauchert

I consider Girlings the first port of call should I need any legal advice.  I have no problem recommending this company to anyone.

Well done again Ian - always so reliable. At Girlings ou always keep up your high standard and reliability. Thank you.  Mr & Mrs Allison

You have acted three times for us in approximately six months and have given excellent service throughout.  Mr & Mrs Weavis

Moving house can be a stressful time, but thanks to all the issues you have dealt with this was not the case. Many thanks to all your staff.

I have purchased eight houses in my life, been involved in probate, had two Wills done and your service has been the best by far. Mr & Mrs D C F & J Frost

We found your service excellent, always called back asap. Would certainly use your services again if we needed to. Mr & Mrs R & P Smith

Mr Burrow was helpful, diligent, proactive and very responsive to our needs. We had engaged another law firm in Herne Bay on another purchase which fell through. The contrast between their service and that of Girlings was marked. Girlings was far better in every way. Thank you Mr Burrow!  Ms Rose & Ms Smith

We are both very happy with the services provided by your firm and I can't see how you could improve on such an excellent service - thank you!  Mr & Mrs Pulman

Mr Burrow was very understanding and fair and made sure that our circumstances were clearly stated.  We have dealt with Charlotte Nock in the past too who is so compassionate. Mrs Harlow

Residential Property
Residential Property

Ian has extensive experience in residential and light commercial conveyancing and specialises in these fields.

Ian is retained as a Consultant in Residential Property. Prior to his retirement from the Firm in April 2017 he was Head of the Residential Property Department.  He successfully managed the Firm's accreditation as members of the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme, a recognised quality mark in residential conveyancing.

In his role as Consultant, Ian provides technical support to the Residential Property Department and assists with accreditation and compliance issues. He reports to Head of Department Jeremy Burke.

Ian graduated from the University of Leicester in 1973 and was admitted as a solicitor in 1976. He was employed following his qualification by a London based legal practice and then as a junior partner with a Herne Bay firm. He was sole Principal of his own firm, Ian Burrow & Co. between 1981 and 2006. Ian has acquired extensive  experience in a range of legal fields including litigation, matrimonial and probate and trust work.

Following his firm’s merger with Girlings in 2006, he has specialised on all aspects of residential and light commercial conveyancing. His work has included acting for clients on small business, house and flat sales and purchases, both freehold and leasehold, domestic and commercial mortgages, matrimonial and probate and trust conveyancing. He has also acted for a number of developers in relation to the sale of new build properties and estates.  

Residential Property

'Our long-standing relationship with Ian Burrow and Girlings is borne out of the excellent, professional and personal service they offer our clients, which makes recommendation an obvious choice.'
Derek Woodward – Kimber Woodward


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