Neil Starr

Partner / Solicitor / Head of Commercial Property Department

Neil has over 18 years’ experience in property work, specialising in both commercial property and residential property. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2000, Neil has spent the majority of his legal career working for two Exeter based law firms and specialises in Commercial Property and also undertakes Residential Conveyancing work.

Prior to qualification Neil obtained a Law degree at Solent University in Southampton and then went on to complete his Legal Practice Course at Guildford, College of Law. Following that, Neil completed a Training Contract in the Legal Department of Exeter City Council which gave Neil an excellent grounding in commercial property. Neil then worked for many years in two other law firms before joining Dunn & Baker Solicitors in October 2018.

Neil is experienced in a variety of complex work on behalf of a range of clients. In relation Commercial Property, Neil acts for Property Developers, Local Authorities, both Landlords and Tenants, Insolvency Practitioners and individuals and has considerable experience of acting for Sellers or Buyers of business sales which have a property aspect, such as hotels, public houses, restaurants, retail premises and petrol stations. In relation to residential property, Neil undertakes a range of work including sales, purchases, remortgages, transfer of equity and land transfer.

Neil has lived and worked in East Devon all his life, apart from when he studied Law at Southampton and Guildford. Neil is well known in the property community and has many loyal clients who have followed him to Dunn & Baker Solicitors.

Communication with his clients and all relevant parties is an integral part of his work to achieve maximum client satisfaction and, as many of Neil’s existing clients will vouch, he is practical, knowledgeable and completes matters promptly.





“We have used the services of Dunn & Baker Solicitors twice now for house purchases and each time the service has been exceptional.”

Received via Client Feedback Questionnaire (March 2021)



“Very professional, easy to access and excellent communication.”

Received via our Client Feedback Questionnaire (December 2019)