Rainer Hughes

Umut Tarhan


“Having worked with many lawyers throughout the UK, I would say that Umut is the most knowledgeable, pragmatic and results driven lawyer I have ever worked with. A true asset to the Rainer Hughes team”

- Mr L client


Umut currently works with the Conveyancing team qualified as a solicitor in 2012. He actively acts for buyers and sellers in leasehold and freehold transactions. Umut also assist clients with Transfers of Equity and re-mortgages as well as equity releases. Living locally and with a deep understanding of the local market, he can offer a personal service. Umut has also acted in commercial property matters such as acquisition and disposal of shops, offices, and industrial units.

After working at a Higher Education Institution for a number of years, I have made a career change and joined the legal industry in 2007. Having worked at number of firms in London, Kent and Essex, I have joined Rainer Hughes as a property solicitor in January 2020.

Key Experience

  • Regularly advises high net worth clients on property transactions in London
  • Advises investors on purchase and disposal of their property portfolios
  • Advises on commercial lease transactions including acquisition and disposal of shops, restaurants and offices
  • Advised clients on acquisition of a hotel, part of a franchise at West End

hobbies & Interests

Outside of work, I act as a governor in one of the local schools. I like travelling and watching football. In my spare time I also participate in amateur boxing and five-aside football.



I just wanted to say a personal thank you for your efforts. I know it has been an extremely testing move for many reasons and you have been a voice of calm throughout!


Thank you for dealing with our purchase and completing in such short notice, you have been terrific.

Mr. P S

Umut is a highly experienced Solicitor who has helped us with several property purchases over many years. I have no hesitation in recommending him to others. Always calm and focused; Umut gets us over the line every time, thank you.

Mrs. G

Umut Tarhan handled the conveyancing on our house purchase. His communication and decision making were amazing, thank you for making our new home a reality.