Abbie Payne


Abbie deals with residential sales and purchases, new build property, transfers of equity and re-mortgages.


Abbie graduated from Portsmouth University with a Law Degree LLB (Hons) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. She gained experience in conveyancing as a fee earner prior to joining Hart Reade in 2015.


Organisation and time keeping are of vital importance to Abbie and are fundamental to this work. She prides herself in communicating to clients, as well as third parties, effectively in a conveyancing transaction.


Abbie understands the stresses of moving home as well as the complexity of the legal procedure so ensures clients are provided with a clear understanding of the process. It is also important to her to build up good relationships with clients, Solicitors and Estate Agents


“Excellent service, well spotted in regards to the deed problem.”

“Abbie was a pleasure to deal with, any queries were dealt with quickly and we were kept up to date all the way through.”

“Abbie acted on our behalf when my wife and I purchased our flat and again when we sold the flat. Everything was carried out in a professional manner. We had no problems.”

“Very helpful re our home sale/purchase.”

“Abbie was friendly and approachable at all times. Gave reassurance when dealing with the sale of the property.”

“Ms Payne made the whole process east and straight forward for me. Thank you.”

“A very good professional service.”

“Thank you Abbie for your hard work! We love our house and appreciate all you did to help us get there.”

“Service provided excellent as always.”

“I would like to thank Abbie and her team for help given whilst I was trying to purchase my house. Having used Hart Reade Solicitors before, selling and buying previous houses I was keen for them to represent me this time, as well. Thanks.”

“Abbie Payne had to take over my sale – probably on top of her work. Abbie was very good and I would definitely recommend Hart Reade conveyancing to friends and relatives.”

“Abbie was amazing with her handling of my sale and purchase. She was so professional, knowledgeable and had extreme patience over and beyond the ‘call of duty’. I cant thank Abbie enough for her help and guidance, and quite honestly she deserves a medal!

“Abbie was always available – responding within minutes to any queries. She managed to get my sale and purchase completed in the minimum amount of time and with the minimum fuss – making the whole process stress free.”

“We found Abbie to be most helpful at all times especially as we were living abroad. She was also helpful to the seller when their solicitor was unable to sort something out. We would recommend Hart Reade to anyone and pass our personal thanks to Abbie.”

“I would highly recommend Abbie. She dealt with queries promptly and clearly. Thank you for making our house sale and purchase so smooth.”

“Good communication all round, speedy and efficient thank you.”

“I was delighted with the professional service I received. Communications were excellent throughout. When I asked questions they were dealt with swiftly and comprehensibly. I was kept fully informed about each stage. I have recommended Hart Reade to my friends who are moving into the area soon. Thank you for making what could have been a stressful process so clear and efficient.”

“Excellent and professional. Thank you Abbie for guiding us through the process of our property purchase.”

“I would highly recommend Abbie: she dealt with queries promptly and clearly.  Thank you for making our house sale and purchase so smooth”.

“Good communication all round.  Speedy and efficient.  Thank you!”.

“Fantastic service, Abbie was excellent”.

“Thank you Abbie. The whole process was dealt with very efficiently and stress free!”

“Abbie was an amazing liaison/facilitator, especially as I live 6,000 miles away.  Communication via email was consistently done in a timely manner and all questions posed were answered quickly and concisely”.

“Excellent service as always”.

“Both sale and purchase were dealt with very efficiently and I found Abbie easily approachable with any query.  Excellent service.  Very many thanks”.

“Abbie was very helpful and answered all my queries in a timely manner”.

“Abbie was a pleasure to represent us in buying/selling our properties.  If we called she would always ring us back, answered any worries we had, she was an absolute delight”.

“We were very appreciative of the prompt and efficient service which enabled the sale of the property to be completed over the Christmas period, to meet the purchaser’s timescale”.

“Abbie Payne performed her role as my adviser and conveyancer in a most professional and helpful manner during a long and protracted purchase period during 2016/17 which eventually came to a happy conclusion.  I rate Ms Payne’s services very highly.  All my contact with H.R. Eastbourne has been positive, as a result I have decided to move all my legal affairs to H.R”.

“Could not have asked for a better service”

“Abbie Payne was approachable, supportive and dealt with all matters promptly. We would highly recommend Abbie and Hart Reade. Thank you Abbie.”

“We were very happy with the service. Abbie was always prompt to reply to our phone calls and emails. Thank you. ”

“Abbie Payne dealt with the conveyancing of the sale of our house in an extremely efficient and professional manner, Abbie was always friendly and approachable when there was any query to be answered during the conveyancing process.”

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