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Reasons to use our Enfield conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Enfield is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 Our site is the only site offering you the facility to check that your property ownership legalities in Enfield will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 3 Regardless alternative on-line conveyancers may claim it could be necessary to attend your conveyancer to sign legal papers. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a conveyancing transaction without needing to add the postman into the pot.
  • 4 Using a a family Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms conducting conveyancing in Enfield governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Enfield since June 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Enfield

Please could you vouch for a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society accepted Enfield conveyancing conveyancer that can complete within a short deadline? Am I best advised to choose a high street Enfield conveyancer or a web based conveyancer?

We can recommend some very good Enfield conveyancing firms. Another option is to visit the main road in Enfield. Visit two or three firms and ask to speak with a conveyancing solicitor for a quote. Explain your time frames together with the reasons and ask for an assurance on speed. Choose the lawyer that appears most efficient.

I own a freehold house in Enfield yet invoiced for rent, why is this and what is this?

It’s unusual for properties in Enfield and has limited impact for conveyancing in Enfield but some freehold properties in England (particularly common in North West England) pay an annual sum known as a Chief Rent or a Rentcharge to a third party who has no other legal interest in the land.

Rentcharge payments are usually between £2.00 and £5.00 per year. Rentcharges have existed for hundreds of years, but the Rent Charge Act 1977 barred the creation of fresh rentcharges post 1977.

Previous rentcharges can now be extinguished by making a lump sum payment under the Act. Any rentcharges that are still in existence in 2037 is to be dispensed with completely.

I am selling our home in Enfield and according to the buyers it appears that there is a risk of it being constructed land that was not decontaminated. A local lawyer would know this is not the case. For the life of me I don't know why the purchasers instructed a national conveyancing outfit as opposed to a conveyancing solicitor in Enfield. Having lived in Enfield for three years we know of no issue. Should we get in touch with our local Authority to seek clarification need.

It sounds as though you may have a conveyancing firm currently acting for you. What do they say? You must enquire of your lawyer before you do anything. It is very possible that once the local authority has been informed of a potential issue it cannot be insured against (a bit like being diagnosed with a serious illness and then taking out life insurance to cover that same ailment)

I used Wolstenholmes a few years past for my conveyancing in Enfield. Now, I need my documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?

Do call 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 Enfield 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 have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Enfield for my home move. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's record with the profession’s regulator?

One may find presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from investigations from 2008 onwards. Go to Check a solicitor's record. To find information about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor call for training reasons.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete the disposal of our £425,000 garden flat in Enfield on Tuesday in a week. The landlords agents has quoted £300 for Certificate of Compliance, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge an administration fee for a leasehold conveyance in Enfield?

Enfield conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes more often than not necessitates the purchaser’s lawyer sending questions for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is under no legal obligation to address these enquiries the majority will be willing to assist. They may invoice a reasonable administration fee for responding to questions or supplying documentation. There is no set fee. The average fee for the paperwork that you are referring to is over three hundred pounds, in some situations it is above £800. The administration charge invoiced by the landlord must be accompanied by a summary of rights and obligations in relation to administration fees, otherwise the charge is not strictly payable. Reality however dictates that you have little option but to pay whatever is requested of you if you want to complete the sale of your home.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without any joy. Can one make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a Enfield conveyancing firm to assist?

in cases where there is a missing landlord or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the relevant statutes it is possible to make an application to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal to determine the sum to be paid.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Enfield residence is First Floor Flat 109 Lyndhurst Road in May 2010. Following a vesting order by Edmonton County Court on 29th October 2009 the Tribunal decided on a figure of £5,012 for a lease extension. This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term was 81.79 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Enfield

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Enfield with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Julliz Solicitors Llp, 84 Lancaster Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 0BX
  • Shepherd Harris & Co Ltd, Nickel House, 96 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EL
  • Barnes And Partners, 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • B&p E Move (practicing Style Of Barnes And Partners), 90 Silver Street, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3EP
  • Karis Spyris Llp, The Business Centre, 758 Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 3PN

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Enfield regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Enfield but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ

Planning law solicitors in Enfield regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Enfield practicing in planning law. This could include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Djk Solicitors, 46 Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, En9 1bs, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1XE
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD
  • Coldham Shield & Mace Solicitors Llp, 123-125 Station Road, Chingford, London, E4 6AG

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

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