Cunningham Blake Solicitors - Blackheath and Lewisham

Cunningham Blake Solicitors is a firm specialising in Conveyancing, Property, Personal Injury, Wills & Probate and private client matters. We are a highly regarded firm with a large number of existing clients who return to us time after time. New clients are more than often recommended by current or previous clients.

Every client receives the personal attention of a specialist Solicitor or Conveyancer who will provide the best possible advice and representation throughout the case.

We are based in South East London and have two offices: our Conveyancing office is based at 3 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, London SE3, and our Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Housing, and Wills, Probate & Administration office is based at 81 Lewisham High Street, London SE13.

The firm was established more than 20 years ago and there are three partners in the firm: Kenneth Cunningham in both the Blackheath and Lewisham offices, Trisha Djemal in Blackheath, and Matthew Blake in Lewisham.  Our Conveyancing Manager is Michael Cornwall, who is based in Blackheath.  Our Wills & Probate Manager is Tina Price-Johnson, who is based in Lewisham.



Michael [Cornwall], Thank you very much for your professional service over the last few weeks.  You made the whole process very easy for us and we would not hesitate in using you again and recommending you to all friends and family. [You] made the process very easy and without stress [and] reacted to my time-scales without me chasing and I have recommended you.
R.C. & A.C. 24 May 2016

Hi Michael [Cornwall], I want to say that we were extremely satisfied with the level of service you and your colleagues provided!  I know it wasn't at all straightforward and we really appreciate your efforts"
T.H. & A.H. 20 May 2016

Tina Price-Johnson, Many thanks for all your good help.  I am extremely satisfied.
K.O'R 04 May 2016

Hi Michael [Cornwall], Thanks so much for everything - you have been wonderful throughout this difficult process.  We will definitely be referring you on to friends and family.
S.T. & T.T. 19 April 2016

Dear Trisha [Djemal], A huge THANK YOU for everything you did to make sure our purchase of ... went through smoothly.  We have really valued all your experience, advice and guidance... We will recommend you ourselves.  Thanks again.
H&M 06 April 2016

[Trisha Djemal] You were on top of everything from the start.  Your knowledge and experience really shone through and helped make the process pain free.  A very professional and reasonably priced service; extremely satisfied.
H.P. 06 April 2016

You were fantastic. [Trisha Djemal] gave really helpful advice.  We felt completely safe in your hands because you had been so thorough; extremely responsive by phone and email.
H.S. 06 April 2016

Hello Mike [Michael Cornwall], I would like to say thank you for your prompt and efficient handling of this sale; my [...] feel the same.  We will be in touch in the near future for our other requirements.
K.S. 01 April 2016

Tina [Price-Johnson] was very efficient and courteous.  [Cunningham Blake] acted for vendors of my current property and drafted my Will.  They have been very helpful. Extremely satisfied.
N.S. 31 March 2016

[Tina Price-Johnson was] very helpful at all times.  Everything was most satisfactory.
D.G. 31 March 2016

It was a pleasure to work with such a professional and courteous solicitor as Mr [Matthew] Blake.  Happy to recommend Cunningham Blake without hesitation.  Your service more than met my expectations.  My profound appreciation.
J.M. 30 March 2016

Service [provided by Tina Price-Johnson] has always been prompt and fully explained.  We were happy with the service we received. Extremely satisfied.
W.C. & C.C. 29 March 2016

Extremely satisfied [with the] extremely efficient service from Trisha [Djemal].  I hope to have a house for sale within the next couple of years and will certainly return to Trisha.
E.G. 07 March 2016

I am very pleased with the service I have received from Cunningham Blake [and Tina Price-Johnson].
B.K. 29 February 2016

[Matthew Blake] Extremely satisfied. Easy, friendly and ... a pleasant experience.
Anon 26 February 2016

[Matthew Blake] I want to thank you for your guidance, support and work over the past year.  I really appreciate it.  Extremely satisfied with the service received from you.
J.D. 24 February 2016

Extremely satisfied - nothing at all [could be improved] Trisha [Djemal] and the team have been fantastic! 
A.B. 23 February 2016

Hi Trisha [Djemal], I just wanted to thank you for all your hard work with the sale of ... and purchase of ...  Your knowledge has been invaluable and we can't thank you enough for your guidance and help throughout the very long process!  You and your team have been fantastic throughout.  Best regards, and many thanks.
A.B. 16 February 2016

Extremely satisfied with the [Probate] service [Matthew Blake and Tina Price-Johnson]; happy to use and recommend Cunningham Blake again.
B.K. 08 February 2016

[Trisha Djemal was] Efficient, friendly and helpful.  I would definitely use Cunningham Blake again and hopefully in the near future.
A.M. 01 February 2016

Matthew [Blake] was extremely efficient and helpful; plus the secretary.  Excellent service, thanks.
Anon 27 January 2016

To Matthew [Blake] and Staff,
Thank you so very much for the time you have spent on me.  I gratefully appreciate your efforts.
M.S. 21 January 2016

[Matthew Blake] Many thanks for your service.  I would be happy to use Cunningham Blake and to recommend you.
B.I. 14 January 2016

Dear Trisha [Djemal],
(I am) Extremely satisfied (with the) excellent due diligence.  Kept up-to-date at every stage. Extremely satisfied with the overall service (and) happy to recommend.
A.D. 05 January 2016

[Trisha Djemal]; extremely satisfied with the overall service received, happy to use and recommend Cunningham Blake
Anon 04 January 2016

Hi Michael [Cornwall],
Thank you so much for all your help, support and patience over the past couple of months, we couldn't have done it without you.
M.S. 21 December 2015

Dear Trisha [Djemal],
I'd ... like to thank you for all your assistance with the sale and the purchase; you provided great service which we greatly appreciate."
C.B. & D.C. 13 November 2015

Dear Michael [Cornwall],
Thank you and your team for all your help in our house purchase.  The entire procedure was very streamlined and efficient.
A.P & V.P. 02 November 2015

Thanks to Tina Price-Johnson - extremely satisfied with the overall service; happy to use again [and] to recommend Cunningham Blake.
E.J. 29 October 2015

[Michael Cornwall], Keep up the good work, personal service always appreciated.  Extremely satisfied with the overall service.
M.P. 23 October 2015

Hi Michael [Cornwall], Many thanks for all your help with our various conveyancing jobs... We'll certainly use your services if we have any other legal needs.  Extremely satisfied with the overall service received ... happy to recommend Cunningham Blake.
V.C. 07 October 2015

Michael [Cornwall], Cunningham Blake provided an excellent service.  Thank you for all your work on the purchase and sale.  Extremely satisfied and happy to recommend Cunningham Blake.
I.B. 24 September 2015

Michael [Cornwall], we were extremely impressed with all aspects of the service (you) provided and would not hesitate to use the firm again.
I.G. & S.G. 24 September 2015

Trisha [Djemal], Can I thank you so very much for all of your hard work in getting this transaction over the line today ... you have been an absolute stalwart.  I am hugely grateful for your efforts - well above and beyond the call of duty.
K.H. 23 September 2015

Tina Price-Johnson - [I am] extremely satisfied with the overall service, happy to recommend Cunningham Blake.
V.N. 17 September 2015

Dear Michael [Cornwall], Many thanks for your very efficient and professional service.
S.L. 14 September 2015

Dear Trisha [Djemal], Thanks again for all your help; I know negotiations got a bit tense, and there was a lot of rushing around, but throughout the process you were brilliant.  Very happy to be in my new place.
T.F. 10 September 2015

Tina Price-Johnson - Without any exaggeration I can say there is nothing you can do to improve your service.  It is exemplary and I am delighted to have found a law firm in whom I can place my affairs with complete confidence.
P.N. 10 September 2015

Good morning Trisha [Djemal], Thank you so much for acting for me in the sale of my flat.  Not having been through the process before I've really appreciated your advice and the professionalism, calmness and efficiency with which the process has been carried out ... tonight we are off to celebrate!
N.D. 03 September 2015

Dear Mr [Matthew] Blake, I would like to thank you for the successful outcome of my compensation claim.  I appreciate all you did and the way you handled my case.  Thank you very much.
H.C. 01 September 2015

Trisha [Djemal], I don't think the service could be improved.  We were more than happy with the professionalism and courtesy we received.  Extremely satisfied overall.
M.W. 01 September 2015

[Matthew Blake] - Extremely satisfied with the overall service; happy to use and recommend Cunningham Blake.  Many many thanks.
A.P.B. 19 August 2015

Trisha Djemal has given me the best professional guidance and help I could have wished for.  I will always recommend Trisha Djemal.  Excellent service received by all members of staff I have had to deal with.
L.C. 13 August 2015

Dear Tina, Thank you for your valued assistance.  It has settled me considerably as you were very efficient and kind...thank you for your excellent assistance.  I am very happy with the service I received and it was very efficient and reassuring.  I have recommended your company.
T.T. 11 August 2015

Thank you [Tina Price-Johnson] for all your help and guidance. Extremely satisfied with the overall service and happy to use and recommend Cunningham Blake.

L.A. 05 August 2015

Thank you for everything you did, Trisha [Djemal]; the difficult negotiations and the haste with which the exchange needed to be prepared. I appreciate I am not your only client so I'm grateful you fast tracked all of this on my behalf .. I appreciate all the patience and advice you've given; you've been amazing throughout this whole process. Many thanks.
T.F. & C.W. 01 August 2015

[Tina Price-Johnson] Thank you for your time, patience and understanding. Outstanding service! Extremely satisfied.
N.H. 29 July 2015

Dear Matt [Blake], Thank you so much for your help over the past couple of months; without you I'm sure we would have ended up in debt!
K & M 20 July 2015

I feel that I was provided an excellent and very professional service [by Trisha Djemal].Without a doubt happy to use Cunningham Blake again. I will highly recommend Cunningham Blake. I was very happy with your service (and) will definitely be using Cunningham Blake again!

C.D. 15 July 2015

[Trisha Djemal was] Really excellent all round, friendly, easy to communicate with and exceedingly efficient. Happy to use Cunningham Blake again and happy to recommend Cunningham Blake.
D.S. 10 July 2015

Extremely professional service [from Trisha Djemal]. Cannot fault the firm in any way. Could not have been more helpful and knowledgeable. Would not use another conveyancer.
NF & JF 19 May 2015

This is the third time we have bought using Michael Cornwall's services and again we have been very happy with the service even when this was a particular difficult purchase.
B.R. 08 May 2015

Dear Ken [Cunningham],
May we also take this opportunity to thank you for your first rate service and efforts, particularly in getting things pushed through at the last minute.  It really was appreciated.  We will of course have no hesitation in retaining your services or recommending you to others in the future.

E.O'B. & L.J.

Very pleased with the service provided by Michael [Cornwall] and team (again!) in what was a fairly complicated purchase - very thorough and professional.  Michael is very tenacious and excellent at representing our interests.
P.L. & J.L. 13 Apr 2015

You cannot improve on the service Trisha Djemal gave us.  She's fantastic!!
Extremely satisfied with the overall service, happy to recommend and use Cunningham Blake again.

K.S. 17 Apr 2015

Dear Matthew [Blake], Further to our telephone conversations at the beginning of the week, might I thank you once again for the expeditious way in which you responded to our call and dealt with the ... matter."
R.H. 26 Mar 2015

Dear Trisha [Djemal],
Thank you for all that you have done with regard to the sale of [PROPERTY], we greatly appreciated your efficiency and helpfulness during the whole process.

M.M. 24 Mar 2015

"Trish Djemal ... completed our sale hassle free - extremely satisfied.  Communication was outstanding.  Always able to get hold of someone, when required.  We didn't ever feel like we were waiting for Cunningham Blake to respond to anything."
N.  Feb 2015

The service we received was excellent.  Both our solicitor [Michael Cornwall] and his secretary were responsive, accessible, helpful and friendly.  By far the most positive experience of a solicitor we've experienced.  Many thanks!!
K.W.  05 Jan 2015

Dear Matthew [Blake], A big thanks to you and the team for your hard work on the case"
B.R. Dec 2014

Dear Mike, Thank you so much for helping us with the sale of [ ] and purchase of [ ].  We were really impressed by the service you provided and will definitely recommend you!
J. & P. 22 Dec 2014

Tina ... I just wanted to add a massive thank you for all your help with [Will drafting] - this is the second time I have instructed Cunningham Blake (the first was [Michael Cornwall] on the purchase of my flat) and I have had a very positive experience on both occasions.
S.S. 05 Dec 2014

[Trisha Djemal] - Thank you so much for your quick-thinking, efficient and selfless determination on our behalf with achieving complicated exchanges against the clock.  We appreciate it very much and consider you a most wonderful solicitor.  [E], who [F] popped in to see this morning, also considers that very few other solicitors would have been as skilled, adroit and dedicated as you.  Thank you!
E., G. & F. 04 Dec 2014

Trisha [Djemal]- I just wanted to say a huge thank you again for all your work in helping me to purchase my dream first home!  I was under pressure to exchange, but your calm yet efficient approach to everything really helped.  Many thanks to you and your team!
L.T. Nov 2014

Trisha Djemal's service was second to none - treated with respect throughout even when asking lots of questions.  Efficient and valued; all problems resolved quickly; all queries answered personally.  Thank you for allowing us to enjoy our new home all the more!
Anon. 29 Oct 2014

The quality of work provided by Trisha Djemal is fantastic - extremely satisfied.  We will definitely highly recommend you to our friends.
M. & A.T. 22 Sep 2014

[Matthew Blake] I would like to thank you for the successful outcome of my compensation claim.  I appreciate all you did and the way you handled my case.  Thank you very much.
H.C. 31 Aug 2014

Dear Trisha, Many thanks for all your hard work and support on the sale and purchase of our properties.  We really appreciate it ... Thank you.
W. Family 16 Aug 2014

[Michael Cornwall] Extremely satisfied with the overall service - The service we received was first class throughout.  Thank you.
J.S. & J.L. 13 Aug 2014

Trisha - Keep the relationships and stay the size you are - from a client point of view [the service] is perfect!
Anon. 31 July 2014

Dear Trisha, Thank you for your exceptional service with our sale and purchase transactions.  You're an asset to the industry.  Hopefully there's an opportunity to do business on our next transaction!
J&M 30 July 2014

The support we received from Trisha was superb... extremely satisfied...happy to recommend
K. & G.S. July 2014

Mr Cornwall and the team were always available and gave good advice ... I and my family have used the company six times and we would use again.
C.  July 2014

Extremely satisfied with the overall service.  This is the second time we've used Trisha; the conveyancing service was excellent, both times.  Trisha Djemal is a thorough and efficient conveyancer and she is very experienced.
Anon. July 2014

Very prompt and helpful responses to all our queries.  Definitely happy to use Cunningham Blake again...  I would highly recommend Trisha [Djemal] to friends and colleagues
Anon. June 2014

A very difficult and over-extended property sale ... was dealt with promptly and with considerable patience and empathy [by Michael Cornwall].  We have returned to use Cunningham Blake for the purchase of our next property which is progressing well and has been handled with the expected efficiency.  We would certainly recommend Cunningham Blake for their efficiency, professionalism [and] empathy.
G.L. June 2014

Level of service [from Trisha Djemal was] very good ... Very helpful ... Very satisfied, thank you.
P.D.  May 2014

Michael - Many thanks for your service regarding my conveyancing needs.  [I] have recommended CB to all my family who have needed conveyancing - extremely satisfied.
S.V. 01 Apr 2014

Thank you so much for your advice, Trisha.  I am actually a university lecturer in a business school and often teaching about total customer service - I just wanted to send a quick message to express my gratitude.  You also managed to relieve some of the pain of my previous experience in this sector!
Dr M.S. 14 March 2014

Trisha - Thank you for being the best solicitor we could have imagined to get us through the stress and sleepless nights of buying our new house!  You bore with us through all our frequent panics, fought as hard as you could for us and we got there!  We are totally thrilled with our new place and so grateful to you for getting us there.
T., A. & M. 13 March 2014

[Trisha Djemal provided] Simply the best service - [happy to use again] without question - extremely satisfied

Anon. Feb 2014

Tina - may I again thank you for the sensitive and professional way that you managed this [Wills] matter, which was greatly appreciated, and further a sincere thank you for making time on Sunday to attend the hospital.
T.R. 11 Nov 2013

Matthew - I thank you and your staff for the successful conclusion of this claim.  Your service was both professional and efficient throughout the entire process of this complicated claim.  All of your work is much appreciated and [I] cannot thank you enough for your high quality of service.
D.B. 05 July 2013

[Matthew] I have received my cheque in the post today. Thank you for all your help and advice along the way.
D.L. 05 July 2013

"Please accept my sincere thanks for your consistent support throughout... it has been much appreciated and I would be happy to recommend you and your team in the future."
A.M. 07 June 2013

Tina - A big thank you to you for your extremely speedy response in preparing our Wills.
S.D. 27 May 2013

Tina - Excellent and swift work.
R.M. 27 Feb 2013

Tina - Thorough and exactly what we asked.
P & I 18 Feb 2013

Trisha [Djemal], Thank you for your professionalism in all this.  My previous experience with solicitors has never been a positive one but in your case you have been exceptional and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you.
D.M. 13 July 2012

Dear Trisha [Djemal],
We were very happy with your services and although we don't intend to buy/sell houses anytime soon we'll be very happy to recommend you to anybody we know that are thinking of moving.

L. & A.T. 08 Jan 2012

[Matthew Blake] Thank you very much for your help.  I could always rely on your work which was good and prompt.  You kept me in touch all the time to alert me to the updates.  You are the best.  Thank you.
P.M. Aug 2010

Dear Tricia [Djemal],
I wanted to write to say a huge thank you for all the fantastic support you gave us during our recent house sale and purchase.  I know we would not have made it without your expert intervention and advice.  During what was clearly a very difficult and stressful process, it was wonderful to have someone thoughtful and calm on whom we could rely for support and advice... Please also pass on our thanks to all those who work alongside you.

R.A & D.A. 10 Nov 2006

I am writing to express my sincere thanks for the way you conducted the sale of my late sister’s property. I was much impressed by the professional and prompt way in which you dealt with all matters and also the fact that you kept me informed at each stage of the proceedings. You made the whole process very straightforward and easy for me as the Executor. I can assure you that from personal experience not all Solicitors are as competent and helpful as you and I will certainly have no hesitation in recommending you to my family and friends if ever an occasion arises

Thank you so much for your help and endless patience with our big purchase. I am sure we would not have made it without you. We love being back in the City and the short commute to work. Thanks again and regards your very satisfied clients. We would love to recommend you to friends if that is OK with you.

Thank you so much for all the hard work it was a much more relaxed and stress free time for me this time so I’ll definitely come back to you and spread the word. You were fantastic. Thanks again.

We are now in our new home and busy with lots of painting and decorating and it looks like we will be like this for some time to come. Despite all the hard work ahead us we are thrilled to be here. Thank you for your help and attention to detail.

The originals of the above testimonials can be viewed at our offices on request.

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