Melanie Hirst

Residential Conveyancing

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Melanie Hirst


Melanie has over 30 years’ experience working in the legal sector. She is a Conveyancer in our Residential Conveyancing team.

Residential Conveyancing

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
Scorex House, 1 Bolton Road

Melanie specialises in various areas of conveyancing.

Areas of work include:

  • Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases
  • Complex leasehold transactions
  • Lease extensions
  • Lease variations
  • Auctions
  • Re-mortgage
  • Transfer of equity
  • High net worth
  • Affordable housing schemes e.g. shared ownership
  • First time buyers


Melanie has a no-nonsense, straight-talking approach who is keen to help clients through all transactions in understanding the process without the jargon.


  • Dealt with complex leasehold sale with three layers of management companies
  • Approved lease extensions
  • Approved deed of variation of lease terms

"This was probably one of the hardest house sales I've been through however Melanie and the team were extremely supportive and kept me fully updated throughout. I cannot express in this short section how amazing the team were but I would highly recommend them to anyone."

Residential Conveyancing Client


Yorkshire Legal Awards 2023 Winners of Law Firm of the Year Large
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