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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Greenwich’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Greenwich.

Reasons to use our Greenwich conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s conveyancers are located in Greenwich - if so both parties are likely to have worked on conveyancing matters in the past
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Greenwich regularly deal withlocal issues specific to Greenwich and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and expeditious conveyancing.
  • 3 Lawyer conveyancing firms have very good personal connections with Greenwich selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 4 Greenwich conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Greenwich conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your sale or purchase
  • 5 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor usually results in a more personalised service. Online forums often suggest that in using a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Greenwich since January 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Greenwich

Our Greenwich conveyancer has discovered a discrepancy between the information in the home valuation report and what is in the legal papers for the property. My solicitor says that he is obliged to check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my solicitor’s course or action right?

Your solicitor must comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for you.

Can I use your services to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in Greenwich even if I’m not buying or selling a house, for instance if I want to buy a shop in Greenwich with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland?

Our search tool is primarily used to get a quote from residential conveyancing solicitors in Greenwich but we have recorded at the end of this page some Greenwich commercial conveyancing firms. You will need to speak with the solicitors directly to see if they are also authorised to represent Bank of Ireland

My lawyer in Greenwich is not listed on the Halifax Conveyancing Panel. Is it possible for me to use my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are not on the Halifax panel of approved conveyancing solicitors?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Carry on with your existing Greenwich lawyers but Halifax will need to instruct a conveyancer on their list of acceptable firms. This will result in additional total legal fees and result in frustration.
  2. Choose a new practitioner to act in the purchase, remembering to check they are Persuade your solicitor to do everything within their powers to join the Halifax conveyancing panel

Will commercial conveyancing searches reveal proposed roadworks that could affect a commercial land in Greenwich?

Many commercial conveyancing solicitors in Greenwich will conduct a SiteSolutions Highways report as it reduces the time that conveyancers expend in investigating accurate data on highways that impact buildings and development assets in Greenwich. The search result provides definitive information 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 Greenwich.

For each commercial conveyancing transaction in Greenwich it is crucial to investigate the adoption status of roads surrounding a site. The absence of identifying developments where adoption procedures have not been addressed adequately could cause delays to Greenwich commercial conveyancing deals as well as pose a risk to future intentions for the site. These searches are not carried out for domestic conveyancing in Greenwich.

I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Greenwich for my purchase. Can I check a firm’s record with the legal regulator?

One can find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For details Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors record, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For callers outside the UK, dial +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

If all goes to plan we aim to complete our sale of a £475,000 garden flat in Greenwich next week. The managing agents has quoted £324 for Certificate of Compliance, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a flat conveyance in Greenwich?

Greenwich conveyancing on leasehold maisonettes often necessitates the purchaser’s conveyancer submitting enquiries for the landlord to answer. Although the landlord is not legally bound to address these enquiries most will be content to assist. They may invoice a reasonable charge for responding to enquiries or supplying documentation. There is no upper cap for such fees. The average costs for the paperwork that you are referring to is £350, in some cases it exceeds £800. The administration charge demanded by the landlord must be sent together with a synopsis of entitlements and obligations in respect of administration fees, otherwise the invoice is technically not due. In reality one has no option but to pay whatever is demanded if you want to complete the sale of your home.

I inherited a ground floor flat in Greenwich. In the absence of agreement between myself and the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the premium due for a lease extension?

Absolutely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Greenwich conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Greenwich premises is 73 Walerand Road in August 2012. the result of the findings of the Tribunal led to a premium to be paid for the extended lease in respect of Flat 73 in the sum of £10,040. The premium applicable in respect of Flat 85 was £5,710. This case affected 2 flats. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 72 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Greenwich

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Greenwich with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Victory At Law Solicitors, 74a Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 0JU
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Grant Saw Solicitors Llp, 1st Floor, Norman House, 110-114 Norman Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9EH
  • Cale Solicitors, Suite One, 80a Blackheath Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 8DA
  • Oasis Solicitors, 8 The Village, Charlton, London, SE7 8UD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Greenwich regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Greenwich practicing in commercial conveyancing in Greenwich. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Cunningham Blake Solicitors, Spencer House, 3 Tranquil Vale, London, SE3 0BU
  • Brown And Co. Solicitors, Athelney House, 161- 165 Greenwich High Road, Greenwich, London, London, SE10 8JA
  • Grant Saw Solicitors Llp, 1st Floor, Norman House, 110-114 Norman Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9EH
  • Oasis Solicitors, 8 The Village, Charlton, London, SE7 8UD

Planning law solicitors in Greenwich regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Greenwich with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on planning applications and appeals
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Adams Solicitors, Adams House, 129 Mile End Road, London, E1 4BG
  • Reynolds Porter Chamberlain Llp, Tower Bridge House, St. Katharines Way, London, E1W 1AA
  • Hadfield & Co, 1 Central Avenue, Welling, Kent, DA16 3AX

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