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Logical reasons to use our service to help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Hackney

  • 1 Hackney conveyancing lawyers will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 Hackney property lawyer are the key to a successful Hackney home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors have offices in Hackney - if so sets of solicitors are likely to be on good working terms
  • 4 Excellent communication together with pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Hackney home moves can be made significantly more stressful because of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers we work with endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 5 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Hackney are familiar with the local issues specific to Hackney and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and faster conveyancing.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Hackney since July 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Hackney

Are the BSA planning on creating a online directory to to identify practices on the Loughborough BS conveyancing panel for example in Hackney?

We would not expect to be advised of any intention on the part of the BSA to develop such a search facility.

Is it necessary to take out insurance to protect me from financial exposure to chancel repairs when purchasing a residence in Hackney?

Unless a previous acquisition of the house took place post 12 October 2013 you could assume that conveyancing practitioners carrying out conveyancing in Hackney to continue to propose a a chancel search and or chancel repair liability insurance.

I got the keys to my flat on 2 May and my personal details is not yet registered. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in Hackney expressed confidence that it should be concluded inside ten days. Are properties in Hackney uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Hackney is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary subject to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry must send notices to any interested parties. Currently in the region of 80% of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to protracted hold-ups. Registration is effected once the new owner has moved in to the property so an expedited registration is not always an essential issue yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your conveyancer must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

I am looking for a leasehold apartment up to £235,500 and identified one close by in Hackney I like with open areas and station nearby, the downside is that it only has 51 remaining years left on the lease. There is not much else in Hackney in this price bracket, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a lease with such few years left?

If you need a mortgage that many years will be a potential deal breaker. Reduce the offer by the anticipated lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the existing owner has owned the premises for a minimum of 2 years you can request that they commence the lease extension formalities and pass it to you. An additional ninety years can be extended on to the existing lease and have £0 ground rent by law. You should consult your conveyancing lawyer concerning this.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Hackney for my home move. Is it possible to review a firm’s record with the legal 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 records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's record, telephone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA may monitor call for training requirements.

Are Hackney conveyancing solicitors under an obligation to the Law Society to supply clear conveyancing figures?

Contained within the Solicitors Code of Conduct are set rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their charges to clients.The Law Society have practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not intended as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, however, constitute the Law Society’s perspective of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in Hackney or further afield.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Hackney regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hackney with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Hackney. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Spence & Horne, 343 Mare Street, Hackney, London, London, E8 1HY
  • Regnum Solicitors, Unit 7, Kinetica, 13 Ramsgate Street, London, E8 2FD
  • Hutchins & Co, 85 Lower Clapton Road, London, E5 0NP
  • Obaseki Solicitors, Unit 1, 222 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8AX
  • Miramar Legal, 289, Hackney Road, London, London, E2 8NA

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Hackney regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Hackney but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Verbatim Property Lawyers Ltd, 455 High Road, IG8 0XE

Planning law solicitors in Hackney regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Hackney specialising in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • Regnum Solicitors, Unit 7, Kinetica, 13 Ramsgate Street, London, E8 2FD
  • Ronald Fletcher Baker Llp, 326 Old Street, London, EC1V 9DR
  • Richard Pearlman Llp, 27 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4NP
  • Adams Solicitors, Adams House, 129 Mile End Road, London, E1 4BG
  • Reed Smith Llp, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London, London, EC2A 2RS

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

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