My partner’s dad is a property lawyer. I anticipate that I will receive friends and family rates for conveyancing, but if not, what kind of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in Highams Park?
Do contrast pricing. Make use of our comparison tool on this site. You will notice that charges may vary but service levels do are distinct between solicitors as is true with the vast majority of professional services.
We are purchasing a flat and need a conveyancing solicitor in Highams Park who is on the Skipton conveyancing panel. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Skipton . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Highams Park.
I am buying a terraced house in Highams Park. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing in Highams Park you will have to appoint a solicitor on your lender'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 Highams Park.
Will our solicitor be asking questions concerning flooding during the conveyancing in Highams Park.
The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for lawyers conducting conveyancing in Highams Park. There are those who buy a house in Highams Park, fully aware that at some time, it may be flooded. However, aside from the physical damage, if a property is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to get a mortgage, satisfactory building insurance, or sell the property. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the buyer.
Solicitors are not best placed to give advice on flood risk, but there are a numerous checks that can be undertaken by the purchaser or by their conveyancers which should give them a better understanding of the risks in Highams Park. The conventional set of property information forms given to a purchaser’s solicitor (where the solicitors are adopting what is known as the Conveyancing Protocol) incorporates a standard question of the seller to find out if the premises has historically flooded. In the event that the premises has been flooded in past and is not revealed by the seller, then a buyer may issue a legal claim for losses resulting from an incorrect response. The purchaser’s solicitors may also order an environmental report. This should reveal whether there is a recorded flood risk. If so, further inquiries should be conducted.
I used Stirling Law several years ago for my conveyancing in Highams Park. Now, I need my documents but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Highams Park of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am thinking of appointing a conveyancing lawyer in Highams Park for my house move. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's record with the legal regulator?
One may see published Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations resulting from investigations from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. To find records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes recorded telephone calls for training requirements.