Residential Conveyancing

Moving house can be difficult but we try to make your move easier. Our proactive residential property conveyancers aim to reduce your stresses by efficiently handling the conveyancing process and providing an excellent level of service.

We were one of the first practices in the country to secure membership of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) which is the mark of quality for the home buying process.

Our specialists can help you:

Buy or sell your property, whether it is freehold or leasehold.

Purchase the freehold of your house

Extend the lease of you apartment or maisonette

Remortgage your property

Enter into an option agreement with a developer

Email our residential conveyancing team
Call 0121 705 7571 or email our Conveyancing Team

We are here to answer these types of questions:

Do you deal with leaseholds?

Do you deal with lease extensions?

Will I have to pay higher rate stamp duty?

Is your fee fixed?

Who's available to help?

Tim Langford LLB (Hons)

Head of Residential Property Department

Tim understands that moving house can be difficult and takes a proactive approach to reduce his clients’ anxiety by efficiently handling the conveyancing process. Tim is very pleased that the firm’s high quality of service was recognised when we became one of the first practices in the country to secure membership to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), which is the mark of excellence for the home buying process.

Tim also has considerable experience in dealing with lease extensions for both landlords and tenants as well as acting for clients who wish to sell or purchase land for development.

Tim started his training with Wallace Robinson & Morgan in 1990, qualifying as a Solicitor in 1992. He has been a partner since 1996 and is now a director of the firm and head of the Residential Property Department.

When not at work he enjoys watching all sports and spending time with his family.

He plays league tennis at the local gym, reluctantly accepting he’s not going to be turning pro.

He enjoys live comedy by both going to gigs and being a season ticket holder at Birmingham City!

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Michelle Layton LLB (Hons)

Licensed Conveyancer - Senior Associate - Residential Conveyancing Department

Michelle specialises in residential conveyancing, taking pride in her work and knows how stressful moving home can be. She does everything in her power to make the moving process as easy as possible.

Michelle is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS). Michelle qualified as a Licenced Conveyancer in 2008 and after many years’ experience in conveyancing with other legal firms in the West Midlands area, she joined Wallace Robinson & Morgan in July 2016.

Michelle enjoys sports and in particular running, and has participated in several half marathons and some full marathons. She also enjoys travelling, going to the cinema and socialising with family and friends.
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Billie Ann Samardzija

Solicitor - Senior Associate - Residential Property Department

Specialities: Residential Property

Billie Ann qualified abroad in 1996, but having moved to England, she took a career break due to family commitments and time spent upbringing children. During this time, she completed her CPE to rectify her First-Class Degree in Law. Soon thereafter, Billie Ann joined a law firm, working in residential conveyancing and building her own workload. To qualify, she completed her LPC at the University of Law in Birmingham and became a Solicitor in December 2019 whilst still working for a national law firm in Birmingham.

Billie Ann gained over 12 years of residential conveyancing experience, acting for private clients as well as some major UK developers and private investors with whom she established a great relationship in the process. As selling and buying property continue to bring a lot of stress and uncertainty, whenever she can, Billie Ann will attempt to take that stress away from clients and enable a smooth and easy completion without compromising on quality.

Billie Ann joined the firm in September 2023 as a Senior Associate in the Residential Property Department.

While Billie Ann strongly believes in hard work, she recharges her batteries with anything creative, be it in art, baking, writing, cooking, but most of all, catching up with her children, family, and friends over a homemade meal and a glass of red wine. She also enjoys walking in woodlands, doing yoga, watching a good movie, and looking forward to that tennis refresher course well overdue now. Although she has travelled a lot, she is still keen to see but a few places at some point in the future.

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Sarah Kelly LLB (Hons) LLM

Solicitor - Associate - Commercial Property Department

Specialities: Commercial & Residential Property

Sarah is a qualified solicitor working in the Commercial Department. She deals with numerous aspects of commercial property work on a day to day basis which includes drafting and reviewing various documents such as leases, licences, deeds and more, undertaking searches, dealing with third parties such as lenders and reporting to clients. Sarah has recently started to deal with company matters such as the dissolution of partnerships and the sale and purchase of companies acting for both the buyer and seller.

Sarah also deals with all aspects of residential property work including freehold and leasehold sales, purchases, transfers and re-mortgages.

Sarah also occasionally drafts Wills and has dealt with the administration of several estates in Probate.

Sarah graduated from Coventry University with a 2:1 Law Degree and joined WRM in June 2017 as a paralegal in the Plot Sales Team. She began her training contract in September 2018 and whilst training gained experience in the Residential Property Department, the Family Department and the Commercial Property Department. Sarah achieved a Distinction in her LPC and Maters at the University of Law in Birmingham and qualified into the Commercial Property Department in September 2020.

Outside of work Sarah enjoys spending time with her young son and partner, and enjoys socialising with friends. She also enjoys travelling and has been fortunate enough to travel to many different countries around the world experiencing varied cultures, something she wants her son to experience in the future.

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Heidi Ryder


Specialities: Residential Conveyancing

Heidi started at Wallace Robinson in 2004 as a Legal Secretary and is now a Paralegal within the Residential Property Department. 

She gained considerable experience and knowledge in supporting the Residential Property team as a Legal Secretary. As she was keen to develop her career in conveyancing, Heidi started her training to become a Legal Executive in 2015. She is currently working towards the Level 3 Professional Diploma in Law and Practice with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), and will then complete her studies with the Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law & Practice. 

She provides paralegal assistance to one of the Senior Partners and manages a freehold portfolio of sales. Heidi supports the other members of the firm’s Residential Property Department when required.

Heidi enjoys keeping fit and goes to the gym, when she is not studying and looking after a busy family life! She regularly takes part in Race for Life for Cancer Research and tries to take part in a charity event each year. She enjoys going to the cinema, spending time with family and socialising with friends.
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Parris Ball LLB (Hons)

Solicitor - Residential Property Department

Parris started at the firm in September 2020 initially as a paralegal in our busy Plot Sales team. In January 2022, Parris began her two year training contract and spent the majority of her time in the Residential Property Department assisting Tim Langford. Alongside her training contract, Parris also completed the Legal Practice Course at The University of Law obtaining a distinction in August 2023. Prior to joining the firm, Parris graduated from The University of Law with a first class LLB Law degree in July 2020.

In January 2024, Parris qualified as a solicitor into the Residential Property Department and deals with all aspects of residential conveyancing.

Outside of work Parris enjoys going on walks with her partner and two beagles, Barney and Willow. Parris also enjoys live music and Indian food.

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