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Julie Smith

Chartered Legal Executive

Residential Property

Julie aims to provide a friendly, no-nonsense service, to be approachable and deal with transactions efficiently, making the process as stress free as possible for her clients.

Julie has over 16 years' experience in residential property. She joined Girlings in 2005, starting in Commercial Property in Canterbury and transferred to Residential Property three years later. Julie is a qualified FCILEx (Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives).

In December 2014 she moved to our Ashford office to join the expanding Residential Conveyancing team and became a key member of the team liaising throughout the conveyancing process with clients, other solicitors, estate agents and lenders. In October 2016 she moved to our Herne Bay office.

Julie offers a personal and pro-active conveyancing service and has been highly commended by many of her clients for the friendly and efficient services she provides.

In her spare time Julie enjoys dog walking, good food, reading and music as well as socialising with her family and friends.

Residential Property


Julie has particular expertise in the following areas:

Our Experts

Gemma Bath

Head of Department
Residential Property

Paul Boucher

Residential Property

Chris Dewhurst

Residential Property

Louise Farrow

Residential Property

Laura Foster

Licensed Conveyancer
Residential Property

Shehaam Van Twest

Licensed Conveyancer
Residential Property

Thomas Picknell

Trainee Solicitor
Residential Property


I was very impressed with your very efficient and friendly service and very much appreciated always being able to speak to you on the phone. Thank you.
Mrs Cook
We were really happy with the service Julie gave us and were kept up to date at all times. We would definitely recommend her services.
DJ Moffat & K Hougham
Julie Smith was at all times very helpful and efficient. Emails and telephone queries were always answered promptly. She also provided me with useful advice, being a novice house buyer/seller.
Mrs Long
Julie Smith was absolutely fantastic. She is and I am sure you agree a valuable asset to Girlings. I would and have highly recommended her. Thank you Julie.
Miss Clark
Once again we received excellent service on what turned out to be a protracted sale. We really appreciated that you were always available to speak to us, always replied to emails and were very helpful.
Mr & Mrs Cook
Nicely done at a difficult time for Mum.
Mrs Diplock
Being a first time buyer, Julie was fantastic at talking me through the process. She was very detailed in her response and helped me ensure the house purchase was as smooth as possible.
Ms Cole
Third time I've used Girlings. The experience dealing with Julie Smith is and always has been very reassuring and exceptional.
Mr & Mrs Sultan
I found I could get in contact with Julie Smith at any point of my proceedings. Julie and her team were friendly, informative, always there with me at every point of the purchase and in these times of uncertainty I was kept up to date every step of the way. I will definitely promote Girlings to my family and friends.
Maggie Yexley
I would highly recommend Julie to all my friends and family.
Paulette Griffiths
A fabulous service from Julie under difficult circumstances.
Julie & her team were excellent, always happy & willing to help. She conducted herself in a very professional & friendly manner, which made things a lot easier to deal with at such a sad time.
Chris Deacon