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Reasons to use our Earls Court conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Earls Court are familiar with the local concerns specific to Earls Court and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 2 Peace of mind comes when you choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Earls Court has a number to select from, but for a truly dependable and dependable service many local people have been use the endorsement of this site.
  • 3 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s conveyancers are based in Earls Court - if so sets of conveyancers will be familiar
  • 4 Lawyer conveyancing firms have excellent personal connections with Earls Court selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 5 Over the years Earls Court conveyancer have developed valuable working relationships with Earls Court local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Earls Court.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Earls Court since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Earls Court

I am progressing with the sale of my ground floor flat in Earls Court and the EA has just text me to advise that the buyers are switching property lawyer. The excuse is that the mortgage company will only work with solicitors on their conveyancing panel. On what basis would a major mortgage company only engage with certain solicitors rather the firm that they want to select for their conveyancing in Earls Court ?

UK lenders have always had an approved set of law firms that can represent them, but in the last few years big names such as Santander, have reviewed and reduced their conveyancing panel– in some cases removing conveyancing firms who have acted for them for decades.

Lending institutions justify this action to a rise in fraud by way of justification for the cull – criteria have been narrowed as a smaller panel is easier to oversee. No lender will say how many solicitors have been dropped, claiming the information is commercially sensitive, but the Law Society claims that it is hearing daily from firms that have been removed from panels. Some are unaware that they have been dropped until contacted by a borrower who has instructed them as might be the situation in your buyers' case. Your buyers are unlikely to have any sway in the decision.

Do I need to pay for insurance to cover chancel repairs when purchasing a residence in Earls Court?

Unless a prior purchase of the premises took place after 12 October 2013 you could expect conveyancing practitioners delivering conveyancing in Earls Court to continue to recommend a chancel search and or chancel repair liability policy.

I used Arc property Solicitors several years ago for my conveyancing in Earls Court. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing 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 Earls Court 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.

I am selling my home. My previous solicitors have shut. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. I happen to live in Earls Court if that makes things easier.

Please use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Earls Court. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move goes smoothly.

Having checked my lease I have discovered that there are only 72 years unexpired on my flat in Earls Court. I now wish to get lease extension but my freeholder is can not be found. What are my options?

If you meet the appropriate requirements, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the County Court for for permission to dispense with the service of the initial notice. This will mean that your lease can be lengthened by the magistrate. You will be obliged to demonstrate that you or your lawyers have used your best endeavours to track down the freeholder. In some cases an enquiry agent should be useful to conduct investigations and to produce a report which can be accepted by the court as proof that the landlord is indeed missing. It is wise to seek advice from a property lawyer in relation to proving the landlord’s disappearance and the vesting order request to the County Court covering Earls Court.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal decide on such matters? Can you recommend a Earls Court conveyancing firm to help?

Where there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about what the lease extension should cost, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the LVT to arrive at the premium.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Earls Court residence is 5 Wetherby Gardens in June 2014. the Tribunal concluded that the price to be paid for the freehold of the property was £2,369,452. This case related to 5 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 38.98 years.

At long last our conveyancing in Earls Court is set to complete next Friday, yet the vendors I am purchasing from wishes to move out on the Saturday midday. Do I agree to such a idea?

If you need a bank loan then your lawyer will require that you have vacant possession on Friday - the mortgage company will require it.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Earls Court

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Earls Court practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Mils Solicitors, Flat 27b The Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road, London, SW5 9HW
  • George Anthony Andrews, 74 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London, W8 6NX
  • Bromptons, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • North Star Law Ltd, St. James House, 13 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Earls Court regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Earls Court with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Earls Court. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • George Anthony Andrews, 74 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London, W8 6NX
  • Bromptons, 219 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6BD
  • Salinger Solicitors & Notary Public, 165 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London, W8 6SH
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • North Star Law Ltd, St. James House, 13 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HD

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Earls Court regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Earls Court but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

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

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