The Team

Our mobiles are never switched off – whether it’s the middle of the day or night, we’re always available to clients.

If you are looking to buy property in the UK, we would be delighted to work with you. In a nutshell, we will find your ideal London or country house, make certain that there are no hidden problems and then negotiate the best possible terms – ensuring you don’t miss out on your perfect property.

 

Jonathan Harington

Director, Country Specialist

Jonathan Harington started out as a selling agent and subsequently spent eighteen years running the property buying departments for two leading national firms, specialising in country houses and estates.
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Saul Empson

Director, London Specialist

Saul Empson is London born and bred. He began his career in the London residential property market in 1985, and since 2000, he has been dedicated to buying prime London property on behalf of British and international clients throughout central London and the City.
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Jamie Freeman

Director, Country Specialist

Jamie Freeman began as a selling agent with a leading national firm specialising in the sale of Country Houses and Estates throughout the South East and then Scotland. Following this he spent four years in the buying department acquiring country property throughout the south of England. Jamie gained a wealth of knowledge, experience and contacts whilst with this firm.
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Nina Harrison

Executive, London Specialist

Nina grew up in Kensington & Chelsea and began her career in property in the early 1990s. She worked for twelve years in Prime Central London, in rentals, property management and relocation before moving to buying properties for both investors and owner occupiers. Nina moved to Sydney for seven years in 2007 and her wide experience has given her an invaluable and sympathetic understanding of the process of international moves for both Tenants and Buyers.
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Patricia Murray-Cox

Company Administrator

Patricia joined Haringtons in 2009 and is responsible for supporting the directors and generally managing the business and accounts. She prepares agendas and presentations and ensures that all records are kept totally confidential. She is highly experienced in this field having previously supported Directors in two major companies.
Contact Patricia patricia.murray-cox@haringtons-uk.co.uk.

 

David Burnett

Non Executive Director

David is a Partner of fund managers TT International. After studying Natural Science at Cambridge, he joined Rowe & Pitman, becoming a Partner in 1985. Thereafter he was with the successor companies as a Director at SG Warburg Securities and a Managing Director of Swiss Bank. Outside the City David sits on a number of boards including chairing a Social Impact Bond.

Annabel Fitzwilliams

Business Development Consultant

Annabel joined Haringtons in 2015 as a Consultant responsible for Business Development. Previously she was an Associate of a large Headhunting firm, Odgers Berndtson, and following that a Fundraiser for one of the UK’s top private schools.

 

The Haringtons’ Commitment

Acting exclusively for you

Our company philosophy is to provide the highest possible personal and professional service. We are committed to ensuring that each of our clients secures the right property on the best possible terms. To achieve this we get to know you extremely well… how else can we deliver what you want?

Client Policy

To offer the level of service we aspire to, we need to set aside a good number of hours each week for each client. Therefore, every client we take on represents a considerable commitment on our part in terms of time, expense and effort so we take great pains to establish the correct relationship from the outset. We will not take on clients if, for whatever reason, we feel that the assignment will compromise other clients.

Confidentiality

Everything we do is treated in strictest confidence. This protects our clients for whom we often use false names during the search and with our reputation for integrity and respect of confidentiality built up over countless years, vendors and their agent know we are totally trustworthy.

Experience

Our experience means that we have a deep knowledge of the market, the properties, the selling agents and many of the vendors, especially in our core market of prestigious UK houses.

Add Value

The vast majority of buyers do not employ people like us so we have to ‘add value’. It could be either the introduction of a property that is off market and could not have been found without us or a brilliant piece of negotiation that knocks a substantial sum off the guide price. Or it just could be employing the experience and knowledge that a buyer could only have if they had worked in the market for 30/40 years.

Independence

Not all agencies are independent. As we are totally independent of any estate agent or bank, selling agents and vendors are happy to involve us early in the sale process. We don’t sell property so agents tell us all their secrets because we are not competitors. Consequently, we get to know about properties long before they come onto the market or that are only available privately.

Commitment

Our company philosophy is to provide the highest possible personal and professional service. We are committed to ensuring that each of our clients secures the right property on the best possible terms.