Equity Release

Our experienced property team knows every twist and turn of the equity release process. We'll take you through all the procedures and paperwork without baffling you with jargon, so you can make informed decisions with complete peace of mind.

Equity release is a complex subject, and while it can help older homeowners use the value of their homes to generate income, it's important to understand all the potential benefits and risks. If you're considering equity release, make sure you take advice from a fully qualified independent financial adviser as well as from a solicitor.

We'll be happy to tell you about equity release and how we can help you, so feel free to contact us for more information.

Our Equity Release Team

Simon Cowell


Simon is the managing director of Harland & Co and head of its commercial property department. Prior to joining Harland & Co in 1996 he worked for Legal 500 firms in the North East of England and was an in-house property solicitor for a substantial plc. More about Simon Cowell
Diane Grayson


Diane joined Harland & Co in 1999 and has been a director since 2004. She deals with all aspects of property work but specialises in commercial property matters. Diane currently heads up the residential property department. More about Diane Grayson
Alison Street

Licensed Conveyancer

Alison joined Harland & Co’s property department in 1996 and qualified as a licensed conveyancer in June 2005. As part of the residential property team she mainly handles residential property transactions, but she has also acted for developers in plot sales and on new-build developments. More about Alison Street
Catherine Edge


Catherine studied sociology at the University of York before converting to law. She started her training contract with Harland & Co in January 2007 before qualifying in 2009. More about Catherine Edge