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Top 5 reasons to use our service to help you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Blackfriars

  • 1 There is a strong possibility the the conveyancers for the other party are located in Blackfriars - if so sets of conveyancers will have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Notwithstanding what other sites tell you it may be important to visit your conveyancer to execute documents. There are enough parties engaged in a house sale without having to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 3 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.
  • 4 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal links with Blackfriars selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Blackfriars lawyer are the key to a successful Blackfriars conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move

Examples of recent conveyancing in Blackfriars since August 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Blackfriars

We were just about to sign contracts for a garden flat in Blackfriars. We have hit a problem. The loan offer with Barclays runs out on 25/1/2022 but the sellers are insisting on a completion date of 27/1/2022. Is it possible to extend the loan offer?

The person best placed to deal with your concern is your lawyer who will hopefully calculate if he or she is should be discussing with the mortgage broker, vendor’s representatives, property agents or indeed all three taking into account the history of your conveyancing to date.

Do I select a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Blackfriars?

There are many recorded licenced Conveyancers in Blackfriars and Solicitor partnerships in Blackfriars who can help with your conveyancing We would stress that the two are supervised by regulatory bodies with both specialising in the legal aspects of the home buying process. The two can handle other property legal work such as remortgage conveyancing, lease extensions and transfer of equity conveyancing.

My father pointed out to me me that in purchasing a property in Blackfriars there may be various restrictions preventing external changes to a property. Is this right?

We are aware of anumerous of properties in Blackfriars which have some sort of restriction or requirement of consent to carry out external changes. Part of the conveyancing in Blackfriars should determine what restrictions are applicable and advising you as part of a ROT that should be sent to you.

I'm the single beneficiary of my late mum's will and I have everything in my name now, including the house in Blackfriars. Conveyancing formalities meant that the Land Registry date was in October. I want to move. I do know about the CML 6 month 'rule', which means that my property ownership may be regarded the same way as though I had purchased the house in October. Is the property unsalable for six months?

The CML handbook mandates conveyancers to: "report to us immediately if the owner or registered proprietor has been registered for less than six months." Technically you may be affected by that. Some lenders would take a sensible view as this obligation chiefly exists to identify subsales or the wholesaling and assigning of property.

What can a local search tell me concerning the property my wife and I buying in Blackfriars?

Blackfriars conveyancing often commences with the ordering local authority searches directly from your local Authority or via a personal search company for example Onsearch The local search plays an important part in most Blackfriars conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant once you have moved into your new home. The search should supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic headings.

How do I use your search tool to choose a conveyancing solicitor in Blackfriars on the panel for my bank?

First select a bank such as Santander, Chelsea Building Society or TSB then type in your location such as Blackfriars. Conveyancing firms in Blackfriars and beyond should be shown.

I need to find a conveyancing solicitor for my conveyancing in Blackfriars. I happened to stumble upon a web site which looks to be the ideal answer If there is a chance to get all formalities completed via phone that would be ideal. Do I need to be concerned? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

Estate agents have just been given the go-ahead to market my ground floor flat in Blackfriars. Conveyancing has not commenced, however I have recently had a yearly service charge invoice – should I leave it to the buyer to sort out?

The sensible thing to do is discharge the service charge as usual as all rents and maintenance charges will be apportioned as part of the financial calculations for completion monies, so you will be reimbursed by the buyer for the period running from after the completion date to the subsequent invoice date. Most management companies will not acknowledge the buyer until the service charges have been paid and are up to date, so it is important for both buyer and seller for the seller to show that they are up to date. This will smooth the conveyancing process.

Having spent years of negotiations we cannot agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Blackfriars. Does the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal have jurisdiction to calculate the appropriate figures?

if there is a absentee landlord or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant legislation it is possible to make an application to the LVT to decide the amount due.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Blackfriars flat is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 66.8 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Blackfriars regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Blackfriars but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Dechert Llp, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4QQ
  • Royds Llp, 65 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5HF
  • Sbp Law, Glade House, 52-54 Carter Lane, London, Greater London, EC4V 5EF
  • P A Fleury & Co, 79 Carter Lane, London, London, EC4V 5EP
  • Bristows Llp, 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Blackfriars regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Blackfriars but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG

Planning law solicitors in Blackfriars regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Blackfriars specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Blackfriars
  • Dechert Llp, 160 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 4QQ
  • Royds Llp, 65 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5HF
  • Baker & Mckenzie Llp, 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA
  • James Smith (planning Law Services) Limited, Fleet House, 8-12 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6AL
  • David Cooper & Co, Fleet House, 8-12 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6AL

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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