Timothy E. Britain

Director and Shareholder

Timothy E. Britain

Two Capital Plaza
P.O. Box 1137
Concord, NH 03302-1137


603-224-7761 ext. 1038

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Legal Assistant
Sandra Lyle
603-224-7761, ext. 1033


Practice Areas

Real Estate
Commercial Transactions
Land Use Planning and Zoning
Banking and Lending
Small Business and Municipal Law
Real Estate Litigation


JD, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School (1984)
BS, with distinction, Forestry Management, University of Maine at Orono (1980)

Bar Admissions

New Hampshire (1984)
Vermont (2013)
Maine (2015)
New Hampshire Supreme Court
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire


  • Counsel for commercial loan transactions, including term loans, revolving credit asset based loans, real estate construction loans, bond transactions.
  • Counsel for commercial loan workout matters, including foreclosure proceedings and representation regarding creditor’s rights in bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Counsel for all aspects of residential and commercial transactions, including negotiating and preparing purchase and sale agreements, conveyance and loan documents and leases and conducting closings.
  • Title Insurance Agent for several national title insurance companies.
  • Negotiation and drafting conservation easements, land use agreements and utility easements for businesses, individuals and public utility companies.
  • Drafting and presentation of testimony before New Hampshire Legislature regarding water law legislation.
  • Representation of businesses and individuals in environmental compliance matters.
  • Representation of businesses and municipalities with respect to water issues.
  • Representation of businesses and individuals before municipal zoning boards of adjustment and planning boards.
  • Representation of municipalities with respect to land use and local government law.
  • Representation of businesses and individuals concerning municipal real estate taxation litigation.
  • Representation of businesses and individuals concerning boundary line disputes and other real estate related litigation.

Representative Cases

LeBaron v. Wight, 156 N.H. 583 (2007).
Porter v. Town of Sandwich, 153 N.H. 175 (2006).


Overview of Water Law in New Hampshire
Old Republic Title Insurance Company (May 2010)

Fundamentals of Water Law in New Hampshire
National Business Institute (May 1998)

Law of Easements in New Hampshire
Lorman Education Services (2004, 2007)

Real Estate Title Standards and Conveyancing
NH Bar Association (May 2002)

Real Estate Transactions Made Painless and Efficient
National Business Institute (April 2009)

Zoning and Land Use in New Hampshire
Lorman Education Services (2003, 2006, 2008)

Charitable and Civic Activities

Rotary Club of Concord
Member (2012-Present)

Five Rivers Conservation Trust
Member (2012-Present)
Chair (June 2015-Present)

Hopkinton Planning Board
Member (1991-Present)
Vice Chair (1996-2015)

Contoocook United Methodist Church
Chair (2011-2016)
Church Council (2007-present)
Board of Trustees Chairman (1996-2002; 2006-2009)
Treasurer and Finance Chair (2015-present)

Intown Concord (formerly known as Main Street Concord, Inc.)
Board of Directors (2004-2011)
President (2005-2010)
Chair, Design Committee (2003-2007)

Hopkinton, NH Troop 77
Chairperson Troop Committee (2004-2006)
Assistant Scoutmaster (1998-2004)
Cub Scout Den Leader (1994-1998)

Business and Industry Association
Above and Beyond Award (2003)

Leadership of Greater Concord
Graduate (1994)
Chairman, Steering Committee (1998-1999)
Member, Steering Committee (1995-1999)
Member, Selection Committee (2000, 2004)

Hopkinton Lions Club (1987-2003)