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Reasons to use our Elephant and Castle conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Elephant and Castle are familiar with the local concerns peculiar to Elephant and Castle and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 2 The organisations identified on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 The Elephant and Castle conveyancing practitioners that we work with are dedicated to supplying value for money, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Elephant and Castle
  • 4 Chances are that the the lawyers for the other party are based in Elephant and Castle - if so both parties will be less confrontational
  • 5 Elephant and Castle property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Elephant and Castle conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your sale or purchase

Examples of recent conveyancing in Elephant and Castle since January 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Elephant and Castle

I am obtaining a mortgage offer from Nat West. My intention is to enlist the help of a Licensed Conveyancer in Elephant and Castle. Does the Nat West Conveyancing panel exclude conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Nat West approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, associated to the CML or Building Society Association, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

My relative recommended that if I am purchasing in Elephant and Castle I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. Can you explain what the purpose of this search is?

This is a search is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Elephant and Castle conveyancing searches. It is a large document of about 40 pages, listing and detailing significant information about Elephant and Castle around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the local Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the type of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average Property Price, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Elephant and Castle.

I used Stirling Law a few years past for my conveyancing in Elephant and Castle. I now require my file but cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Elephant and Castle of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on two weeks back in what was supposed to be a quick, no chain conveyancing. Elephant and Castle is the location of the property. Can you offer any guidance?

Flying freeholds in Elephant and Castle are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Elephant and Castle you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Elephant and Castle may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold residence.

Looking forward to complete next month on a garden flat in Elephant and Castle. Conveyancing solicitors have said that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. What should I be looking out for?

The report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Elephant and Castle should include some of the following:

    Are pets allowed in the flat? Repair and maintenance of the premises What remedies are open the freeholder should you are in breach of your lease terms? You should be advised what constitutes a Nuisance as far as the lease is concerned The unexpired lease term. You should be advised as what happens when the lease expires, and aware of the importance of not letting the lease term falling below eighty years
For details of the information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Elephant and Castle please enquire of your solicitor in advance of your conveyancing in Elephant and Castle.

I own a basement flat in Elephant and Castle. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum payable for the purchase of the freehold?

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Elephant and Castle conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Elephant and Castle premises is Ground Floor Flat 39 Bronsart Road in May 2010. Following a vesting order by West London County Court the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal concluded that the price to be paid for the extended lease of the premises was Thirteen Thousand Two hundred pounds (£13,200) in accordance with the valuation. The extended lease was granted for a term of 90 years from the expiry date of the Lease and at a peppercorn ground rent from the date of the vesting order. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 74.77 years.

Your search tool is useful but there are many lawyers listed near Elephant and Castle being on the lender conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the lender approved panel?

We are not in the business of recommending one firm above another as the right Elephant and Castle conveyancing solicitor for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with Elephant and Castle knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. Before you appoint your lawyer we advise you to speak to two or three of the the firms listed to gain comfort as to which one is right for you..

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Elephant and Castle

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Elephant and Castle with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Lisa's Law Ltd, 13 London Road, London, SE1 6JZ
  • Hockfield And Co, 41 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London, SE11 4PQ
  • Hansen Palomares, 153 Kennington Road, London, SE11 6SF
  • Eagle Solicitors, 163 Kennington Lane, London, SE11 4EZ
  • Collins Long, 24 Pepper Street, London, SE1 0EB

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Elephant and Castle regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Elephant and Castle practicing in commercial conveyancing in Elephant and Castle. This may include advice on granting a lease to a commercial tenant
  • Murrays Partnership, 94-96 Walworth Road, London, SE1 6SW
  • Lisa's Law Ltd, 13 London Road, London, SE1 6JZ
  • Hockfield And Co, 41 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London, SE11 4PQ
  • Waterfront Solicitors Llp, 14 Weller Street, London, SE1 1QU
  • Collins Long, 24 Pepper Street, London, SE1 0EB

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Elephant and Castle regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Elephant and Castle but also conveyancing across 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

Neighboring Locations

Bankside
Newington
Southwark
Elephant and Castle
Oval
Walworth

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

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