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Reasons to use our High Holborn conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Personal touch together with a wealth of experience are key benefits that you should seek when selecting conveyancing solicitors. High Holborn home moves can be made a lot more complicated due to poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal links with High Holborn estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Experience means that High Holborn lawyer have developed very good connections with High Holborn local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of handling your conveyancing in High Holborn.
  • 4 The firms shown on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 5 You can rest easier when choose the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. High Holborn has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in High Holborn since February 2020*


of flat Red Lion Square WC1R 4RB, sold for £790,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities


of apartment High Holborn WC1V 6DR, at the agreed consideration of £2,600,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities


of flat Aquinas Street SE1 8AD, at purchase sum of £730,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges


of apartment Barbican EC2Y 8NA, at purchase price of £1,720,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, securing official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in High Holborn

My best friend’s uncle is a solicitor. I anticipate that I'll be able to get preferential pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in High Holborn?

It’s prudent to request two or three conveyancing quotes. Do use our search tool on this site. Whilst fees may be different but the service one can expect differ between property lawyers as is true with the vast majority of professional services.

My brother-in-law has suggested I instruct a conveyancing solicitor in High Holborn. I I would like to check if they are on the Platform Home Loans Ltd conveyancing panel. Could you or the lender confirm if they are on the panel?

You should phone the conveyancer and enquire whether they are on the lender panel. Alternatively you can get in touch with Platform Home Loans Ltd who may be able to confirm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on two weeks back in what should have been a straight forward, no chain conveyancing. High Holborn is the location of the property. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in High Holborn are unusual but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside High Holborn you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in High Holborn may determine that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold property.

My father-in-law has encouraged me to appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in High Holborn. Should I find my own property lawyer?

There are no two ways about it the ideal way to choose a conveyancing practitioner is to get guidance from friends or family who have experience in using the conveyancer you're considering.

Can you offer any advice when it comes to finding a High Holborn conveyancing firm to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a solicitor for lease extension works (regardless if they are a High Holborn conveyancing firm) it is imperative that he or she should be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We suggest that you speak with two or three firms including non High Holborn conveyancing practices prior to instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then so much the better. The following questions could be helpful:

    How familiar is the practice with lease extension legislation? What are the legal fees for lease extension work?

I have tried to negotiate informally with with my landlord for a lease extension without getting anywhere. Can I apply to the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal? Can you recommend a High Holborn conveyancing firm to assist?

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

An example of a Lease Extension case for a High Holborn property is Flat 89 Trinity Court Grays Inn Road in February 2013. the Tribunal found that the premium to be paid by the tenant on the grant of a new lease, in accordance with section 56 and Schedule 13 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 should be £36,229. This case was in relation to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 66.8 years.

At what point do I cover the costs of the Stamp Duty Land Tax chargeable for my purchase in High Holborn?

The lawyer will fill out a stamp duty return on your behalf as part of your High Holborn conveyancing transaction for signature. On completion your conveyancing practitioner will submit the Land Transaction Return Form to the Tax Authorities and - as long as they have the money - settle any land tax liability on your behalf.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in High Holborn regulated by the SRA

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

  • Olswang Llp, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6XX
  • Dawson Cornwell, 15 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4QT
  • Mdr, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Mishcon De Reya Llp, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Scott-moncrieff And Associates Limited, 88 Kingsway, London, London, Greater London, WC2B 6AA

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in High Holborn regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in High Holborn but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • R & C Property Lawyers Llp, 10A Upper Tooting Road, SW17 7PG
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA

Planning law solicitors in High Holborn regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in High Holborn practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Olswang Llp, 90 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6XX
  • Mishcon De Reya Llp, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Farrer & Co Llp, 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LH
  • Wedlake Bell Llp, 52 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4LR
  • Teacher Stern Llp, 37-41 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JH

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

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