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Top reasons to let us assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Covent Garden

  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved property lawyers delivering conveyancing in Covent Garden governed by the SRA or CLC.
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal links with Covent Garden estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Covent Garden regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Covent Garden and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 4 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Covent Garden is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 5 Covent Garden solicitors are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Covent Garden since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Covent Garden

Do the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in Covent Garden?

We know of a number of auction lawyers we can connect you with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Covent Garden is one of the many areas of where our lawyers have a presence.

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Covent Garden even if I’m not purchasing or selling a house, for instance if I intend to acquire a shop in Covent Garden with a loan from Bank of Scotland?

Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Covent Garden but we have listed at the bottom of this page some Covent Garden commercial conveyancing firms. You should speak with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Bank of Scotland

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Covent Garden. I I would like to check whether they are accepted on the Britannia conveyancing panel. Could you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?

You should phone the conveyancer and enquire if they are on the lender panel. Otherwise please get in touch with Britannia who may be able to confirm.

I require quick conveyancing in Covent Garden as I have an ultimatum to sign on the dotted line inside 3 weeks. A home loan is not required. Can I escape the need for conveyancing searches to save money and time?

If.Given you are are a cash buyer you have the choice not to do searches although no lawyer would suggest that you don't. Drawing on years of experience of conveyancing in Covent Garden the following are instances of what can appear and adversely affect the marketability of the property: Refused Planning Applications, Overdue Fees, Overdue Grants, Unadopted Roads,...

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Covent Garden prior to retaining solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the house. Our surveyor advised that some mortgage companies may refuse to issue a loan on a flying freehold home.

It depends who your proposed lender is. Bank of Scotland has different instructions from Halifax. Should you wish to telephone us we can check with the appropriate lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Covent Garden. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

My wife and I purchased a leasehold house in Covent Garden. Conveyancing and Bank of Ireland mortgage are in place. I have received a letter from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a demand for arrears of ground rent dating back to 1997. The conveyancing solicitor in Covent Garden who previously acted has now retired. Do I pay?

First make enquiries of the Land Registry to be sure that this person is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. There is no need to incur the fees of a Covent Garden conveyancing lawyer to do this as you can do this on the Land Registry website for less than a fiver. You should note that in any event, even if this is the legitimate freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

After months of correspondence we simply can't agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Covent Garden. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Covent Garden conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement case for a Covent Garden flat is 20 Avonwick Road in July 2013. The Tribunal was dealing with an application under Section 26 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 for a determination of the freehold value of the property. It was concluded that the price to be paid was Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred and Seventy (£15,970) divided as to £8,200 for Flat 20 and £7,770 for Flat 20A This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired residue of the current lease was 73.26 years.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Covent Garden regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Covent Garden practicing in commercial conveyancing in Covent Garden. This should include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Redfern Legal Llp, 7 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, London, WC2E 8PS
  • Redfern Law Limited, 7 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8PS
  • Mark Eisenthal & Co, 44 Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7BD
  • Kumari Palany & Co (london), 90 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9RZ
  • Clintons, 55 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5RZ

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Covent Garden regulated by the CLC

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

Planning law solicitors in Covent Garden regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Covent Garden with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Gordon Dadds Llp, 6 Agar Street, London, Greater London, WC2N 4HN
  • Thomas And Thomas Partners Llp, 38a Monmouth Street, London, London, WC2H 9EP
  • Alun Thomas Limited, 38a Monmouth Street, London, WC2H 9EP
  • Mackrell Turner Garrett, Savoy Hill House, Savoy Hill, London, London, WC2R 0BU
  • Fladgate Llp, 16 Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DG

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

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