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Macauley Cubitt

Assistant Solicitor

Residential Property

Macauley qualified into our Residential Property team on 1 March 2022 and is based in our Canterbury Office.

He graduated from the University of Kent in 2017 with an upper second class degree in Law. Following this, he studied the LPC at the University of Law in Bloomsbury and graduated in 2018 with a commendation. During his education, Macauley undertook work experience in several firms to apply his learning and develop an understanding of how law firms work in practice.

Macauley Joinied the Canterbury office as a Paralegal in the Residential Property team in September 2019, and continued working in this team when starting his training contract in September 2020. During this time he gained experience in dealing with a variety of freehold and leasehold transactions, including purchases, sales, remortgages and transfers of equity.

In his second seat in Dispute Resolution, Macauley has enjoyed getting involved in all manner of cases, particularly boundary disputes and contentious probate claims.

Macauley's third seat was in Commercial Property, based in the Ashford office and he qualified in March 2022.

Before starting his career in law, Macauley spent several summers working for a pond maintenance company based in Surrey.

Outside of the workplace, Macauley enjoys exploring the Kent countryside, mountain-biking and creating metalwork in his home forge.

Residential Property


Throughout his training he has gained experience in:

  • Domestic conveyancing of Leasehold and Freehold titles
  • Probate conveyancing
  • Domestic freehold sale and purchase transactions of both registered and unregistered land
  • Domestic leasehold sale and purchase transactions
  • Remortgages
  • Transfer of equity from joint ownership to sole ownership and vice versa
  • General property ownership and boundary enquiries
  • Retirement properties
  • Division of land by way of transfer of part
  • Applications for adverse possession of unregistered land
  • Buy to Let investment purchases
  • Resolving post-completion issues and referring to our Advice Dispute Resolution department where necessary


Our Experts

Jeremy Burke

Head of Department
Commercial Property

David Redgate

Commercial Property

Simon Stempien

Commercial Property

Sophie Robins

Senior Associate Solicitor
Commercial Property


Girlings is an approachable and highly professional company. My dealings with Macauley, in particular, with property purchases, have been excellent and I have been confident throughout the process that all matters have been dealt with in a timely manner.
Mrs Karen Ottewill