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Reasons to use our Friern Barnet conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory listing bank approved law practices carrying out conveyancing in Friern Barnet regulated and authorised by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 Friern Barnet solicitors are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and property agents
  • 4 Over the years Friern Barnet solicitor have established very good working relationships with Friern Barnet local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Friern Barnet.
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s conveyancers are located in Friern Barnet - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Friern Barnet since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Friern Barnet

Our mortgage company has suggested a law firm on their panel based in Friern Barnet but I would rather instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Friern Barnet or nearer to where I live. Can you help?

It is by no means the case that all Friern Barnet conveyancing practices are listed all banks conveyancing panel. Use our search tool to identify a Friern Barnet conveyancing conveyancer on the on the mortgage company panel.

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that may impact a commercial land in Friern Barnet?

Its becoming the norm that commercial conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet will execute a SiteSolutions Highways report as it dramatically cuts the time that conveyancers expend in looking into accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Friern Barnet. The search result 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 can result in delays to Friern Barnet commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future plans for the site. These searches are not carried out for residential conveyancing in Friern Barnet.

I am buying a new build apartment in Friern Barnet. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Set out below is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Friern Barnet

    Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. There must be mutual enforceability of lessee’s covenants. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

I need to retain a conveyancing solicitor for freehold conveyancing in Friern Barnet. I've land on a web site which appears to be the perfect solution If it is possible to get all formalities done via phone that would be preferable. Should I be wary? What are the potential pitfalls?

As usual with these online conveyancers you need to read ALL the small print - did you notice the extra charge for dealing with the mortgage?

I am on look out for some leasehold conveyancing in Friern Barnet. Before I set the wheels in motion I want to be sure as to the unexpired term of the lease.

If the lease is recorded at the land registry - and most are in Friern Barnet - then the leasehold title will always include the short particulars of the lease, namely the date; the term; and the original parties. From a conveyancing perspective such details then enable any prospective buyer and lender to confirm that any lease they are looking at is the one relevant to that title. For any other purpose, such as confirming how long the term was granted for and calculating what is left, then the register should be sufficient on it's own.

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord to extend my lease without success. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a Friern Barnet conveyancing firm to assist?

Absolutely. We can put you in touch with a Friern Barnet conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Friern Barnet premises is 90 & 96 Poplar Grove in June 2013. It was held by the Tribunal that the premium to be paid for the new lease in respect of each of the flats referred should be £17,942 This case related to 2 flats. The unexpired lease term was 68 years.

We are hoping to buy a four room flatin Friern Barnet with a residential mortgage from a lender. We would like to retain our solicitor in Friern Barnet but our bank inform us now that she’s not on their "panel". We have to appoint one of the our mortgage company panel solicitors or keep our Friern Barnet solicitor and incur the extra fees for one of their panel ones to represent our lender. We feel as though this is unjust; Can we not simply insist that our mortgage company use our Friern Barnet lawyer?

No, not really. The bank home loan offered to you is subject to its terms and conditions, one of which will be that lawyers will on the mortgage company's conveyancing panel. in the past, most lenders had large numbers of law firms on their panels, including most conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet : a borrower could choose one for themselves, as long as it was on the lender's panel. The lender would then simply instruct the borrower's lawyers to act for the lender, too. You can use your lender's panel lawyers or you could borrow from another lender which does not restrict your choice. Another option that might be available is for your lawyer to apply to be on the conveyancing panel for your lender.

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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 Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Friern Barnet

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Friern Barnet 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

  • Groom Halliday, 5 Sandringham Gardens, North Finchley, London, London, N12 0NY
  • Simons Levine & Co, 760 High Road, London, N12 9QH
  • Yva Solicitors Llp, Yva House, 811 High Road, North Finchley, London, London, N12 8JT
  • Sylvester Amiel Lewin & Horne Llp, Pearl Assurance House, 319 Ballards Lane, London, N12 8LY
  • Ssp Law, Ground Floor, 311 Ballards Lane, London, N12 8LY

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

The practices listed below are 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 tree preservation orders
  • 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

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