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

Reasons to use our Friern Barnet conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The practices identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.
  • 2 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Friern Barnet are familiar with the local issues specific to Friern Barnet and therefore you may benefit from better advice and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Friern Barnet property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Friern Barnet conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your sale or purchase
  • 4 Notwithstanding what other on-line conveyancers say it may be necessary to visit your solicitor to execute legal papers. There are various parties with involved in a conveyancing transaction without having to include the postman into the pot.
  • 5 Friern Barnet property lawyers work in conjunction with Friern Barnet estate agents, house builders, surveyors, lenders and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times

Examples of recent conveyancing in Friern Barnet since May 2019*


of flat Goldsmith Road N11 3JG, at buying sum of £380,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: obtaining official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment Friern Park N12 9LN, at purchase consideration of £370,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion


of apartment Woodhouse Road N12 9ET, at sale consideration of £470,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, preparing statement detailing charges


of flat Kingsway N12 0EW, at purchase amount of £190,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, securing official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Friern Barnet

I am purchasing a new build flat in Friern Barnet. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?

Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Friern Barnet 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 Friern Barnet.

Forgive me if this question is silly but I am unseasoned as FTB of a garden flat in Friern Barnet. Do I collect the keys to the premises on the completion date from my lawyer? If so, I will use a High Street conveyancing solicitor in Friern Barnet?

On the day of completion you will not be required to go to the conveyancers office in Friern Barnet. Conveyancing lawyers for you will electronically transfer the purchase money to the owner’s solicitors, and shortly after the monies have arrived, you will be invited to receive the keys from the property Agents and start moving into the property. Usually this occurs between 1 and 3pm.

Two weeks ago we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Aldermore. Friern Barnet conveyancing practitioners are selected. How long does it take for Aldermore to forward the offer to the conveyancing practitioner?

Some lenders take longer than others. Have Aldermore completed the survey? Have you informed Aldermore as to your lawyers' details and checked that your lawyers are on the Aldermore conveyancing panel? It is not unusual for a mortgage offer to take a month to come through.

I was told two weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Nottingham. Is it usual for Nottingham to only issue the offer once my solicitor in Friern Barnet is approved on their conveyancing panel? Nottingham have asked my solicitor to see a copy of their Professional Indemnity Insurance Schedule.

A lender would not issue a mortgage until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Nottingham to deal with your lawyer's application to be on the Nottingham conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitor will be accepted.

Will commercial conveyancing searches disclose impending roadworks that could impact a commercial land in Friern Barnet?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet will order a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers invest in researching accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Friern Barnet. The report sets out definitive data on the adoption status of roads, footpaths and verges, as well as the implication of traffic schemes and the rights of way surrounding a commercial development sites in Friern Barnet.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Friern Barnet it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. Failure to identify developments where adoption procedures have not been dealt with adequately may cause delays to Friern Barnet commercial conveyancing transactions as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Friern Barnet.

How does the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 affect my business property in Friern Barnet and how can you help?

The 1954 Act provides a safeguard to business tenants, granting the a statutory right to apply to court for a continuation of occupancy at the end of an expired lease. There are limited grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are complicated. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing firms who use the act for protection and assist with commercial conveyancing in Friern Barnet

My partner has recommend that I use his lawyers for conveyancing in Friern Barnet. Should I find my own solicitor?

There are no two ways about it the best way to choose a conveyancing solicitor is to have guidance from friends or family who have actually experience in using the firm that you are are thinking of instructing.

We are soon to acquiring a house in Friern Barnet. Conveyancing is not complete but we would like have the amount we are are buying for confidential from sites such as Nestoria. How do I make sure this is not noted?

The Land Registry are legally required to reveal price paid information on a register of the title for residential properties countrywide including homes in Friern Barnet. The Title Register is a public document, so HMLR would be breaking the law if they failed to allow access to the register.

You can ask HMLR to withhold the price paid entry but the response would be in the negative.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet regulated by the SRA

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

  • Groom Halliday, 5 Sandringham Gardens, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0NY
  • Howard Hyman & Co, The Law Chambers, 1a Friern Park, North Finchley, London, Middlesex, N12 9DE
  • Simons Levine & Co, 760 High Road, London, N12 9QH
  • Perry Clements Solicitors, Rex House, 354 Ballards Lane, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0DD
  • Yva Solicitors Llp, Yva House, 811 High Road, North Finchley, London, London, N12 8JT

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Friern Barnet regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Friern Barnet but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Home 2 Home Property Lawyers Limited, 32 Millais Gardens, HA8 5SY

Planning law solicitors in Friern Barnet regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Friern Barnet specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Vanderpump & Sykes Llp, Lough Point, 2 Gladbeck Way, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7JA
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • F S Garford, 26 Fairfax Place, London, NW6 4EH

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

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