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Cheap conveyancing in Dover does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Reasons to use our Dover conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The organisations identified on our directory have a variation of conveyancing practitioners, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 2 Dover lawyers work in partnership with Dover estate agents, property finders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, to ensure you’re kept informed as to progress all the way along
  • 3 There is a distinct possibility the other side’s conveyancers are based in Dover - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be on good working terms
  • 4 Dover solicitors are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 5 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing mortgage company approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Dover regulated by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Dover since January 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Dover

Can I use your services to recommend a Conveyancing solicitor in Dover even if I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to buy an office in Dover with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland?

Our search tool is mainly there to find domestic conveyancing solicitors in Dover but we have recorded towards the end of this page a few Dover commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Bank of Ireland

I am purchasing a garden flat in Dover. Conveyancing solicitors are said to be ‘a necessary evil’ but can I do it myself?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Dover you will have to appoint a solicitor on your bank's conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to be made in you doing conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on your lender panel in Dover.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years ago for my conveyancing in Dover. I now require my papers but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Dover of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

How easy is it to transfer to a new conveyancer as I need to find one who is on the Yorkshire Building Society conveyancing panel. I hired a local conveyancing solicitor in Dover five minutes from me but the firm is not accepted by Yorkshire Building Society

It would be our pleasure to assist you find a conveyancing solicitor in Dover on the Yorkshire Building Society panel. Please note that the conveyancers that we on the directory do not pay us fee if you instruct them and are registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority who regulate all conveyancing solicitors in Dover. In utilising the find a conveyancing solicitor tool on this site, you can compare and instruct different solicitors and conveyancers both nationally and in Dover.

In my capacity as executor for the will of my aunt I am selling a residence in Monmouth but reside in Dover. My lawyer (based 200 kilometers from merequires that I execute a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing practitioner in Dover who can witness and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or solicitor will be fine regardless of whether they are located in Dover

We have AIP from TSB who said we could borrow up to £218k. At what point do we need to instruct a lawyer for conveyancing? Dover is where we are buying.

You can appoint a property lawyer now and ask them to generate a file for you. This will enable: 1) the estate agent to send out the Sales Memo to the relevant parties 2) the seller’s conveyancing practitioner to submit the draft paperwork. That being said, do not instruct your conveyancing practitioner to start searches until you have your valuation report from TSB and you are happy to proceed.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Dover regulated by the SRA

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

  • Bradleys, Victoria House, 1 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RW
  • Stilwell & Singleton, 110 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT
  • Pigotts, 10 Victoria Crescent, High Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1DU
  • Mowll Limited, Trafalgar House, Gordon Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 3PN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Dover regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Dover practicing in commercial conveyancing in Dover. This will likely include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Stilwell & Singleton, 110 Maison Dieu Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 1RT
  • Pigotts, 10 Victoria Crescent, High Street, Dover, Kent, CT16 1DU
  • Mowll Limited, Trafalgar House, Gordon Road, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 3PN

Typically, Dover conveyancing for a sale includes some of the following tasks

  • Property lawyer instructed by the owners once the offer has been accepted
  • Investigating the title to the property
  • Preparing contract and related documents
  • Forwarding draft papers to the conveyancing practitioner retained by the buyer
  • Finalising the wording for contracts and responding to additional questions from the buyer’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Finalising the transfer document
  • Answering requisitions prepared by the purchaser’s conveyancing practitioner
  • Carrying out the key stage of exchanging contracts and then completion formalities
  • Accepting the sale proceeds and wiring funds to the owner, the estate agent and redeeming the home loan (if appropriate)

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