William Marriott, Partner
William advises private clients on a wide range of private property matters.
William is head of the firm’s Private Property group, and specialises in the acquisition and disposal of property across the South of England, and has considerable experience dealing with country houses and properties on private estates.
He is known for his communication skills, personal service and his ability to progress matters in an efficient, professional and commercial manner. He is recommended in the Citywealth Leaders List as a leading private client professional who has "developed a strong reputation … as a leading country house lawyer”, and is “known for his ability to act fast and provide commercial advice when it matters most".
William is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
“We could not be happier with the forensic, cautious and calm way William steered us through the purchase of our home. This is the first time in 38 years of property transactions that I have not felt the need to more than glance at the paperwork.”
- Acting for clients on the acquisition and disposal of private and investment property in the South of England and beyond with a particular focus on country house and mixed use property
- Advising a number of Middle Eastern banks in relation to their security, and assisting their private clients with their property transactions
- Acquisition of a Grade I listed heritage building described as ‘one of England's great country houses’
- Acquisitions and disposals of property on private estates, including those at Wentworth and St George’s Hill
- Refinancing of property and investment property portfolios
- Acting for institutional landlords in respect of their property management requirements
William Marriott quoted by The Telegraph on the impact of Land Registry delays on the UK property market
Home buyers and sellers are at risk of missing the stamp duty holiday because of hold-ups, which could cause deals to collapse.
Need a holiday? How about extending one?
William Marriott quoted by iNews on the Stamp Duty holiday and its impact on the housing market
The property market - known knowns and a longer game
William Marriott interviewed by BBC Radio Surrey on the stamp duty holiday
Who fancies a holiday?
HMRC introduces 'exceptional circumstances' extension for stamp duty surcharge
Land Registry comes of age...
It sometimes takes a crisis to make progress - but progress we have
William Marriott quoted by UKChinese.com and Toutiao.com on the implications of the COVID-19 crisis on the UK property market
The market keeps moving, and you can move with it.
Picking out the positives: residential property through the coronavirus crisis
William Marriott appeared on BBC Radio Surrey’s Breakfast Show to discuss the impact of the current lockdown on the housing market
Landlords – something to spark your interest
Regulations impose new duties on landlords in relation to electrical installations – with stringent penalties for non-compliance.
William Marriott quoted in The Times on the great stamp duty gamble
Property promises…what next following the election result?
William Marriott writes for The Property Investor on the things you need to know when buying luxury property
A weed 'knot' to be ignored - liability for Japanese knotweed
Homeowners need to be aware of an important recent decision about a particularly dangerous weed.
Riparian Owners: What are your rights and responsibilities?
Buying land that includes or is adjacent to a waterway? We look at the legal issues to consider.
Co-owning a property: know your oranges
What should you consider when co-owning a property?