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Reasons to use our Highbury conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Highbury solicitors will have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal connections with Highbury estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 This site is the first site offering you the facility to check that your conveyancing in Highbury will be carried out by a property lawyer on your lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 4 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in Highbury have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Highbury and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 5 Highbury solicitor are the linchpin to a successful Highbury conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highbury since March 2019*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highbury

AssumingI was to purchase a freehold propertyin Highbury for cash and have no survey and no conveyancing searches how much should I expect to have to pay for conveyancing in Highbury?

The only saving you would achieve is the Highbury conveyancing searches. Your property lawyer still be obliged to do everything else - money laundering, liaising with your sellers solicitor, SDLT submission, register the title etc. You might save a bit for them not having to register a charge however it won't be a lot.

My lawyer in Highbury is not on the Bank of Ireland Approved Panel. Can I still retain my prefered solicitor even though they are excluded from the Bank of Ireland list of approved lawyers?

The limited options open to you here include:

  1. Complete the purchase with your existing Highbury lawyers but Bank of Ireland will need to instruct a solicitor on their panel. This will result in additional overall conveyancing fees and cause delays.
  2. Choose an alternative solicitor to to deal with the purchase, not forgetting to check they are Convince your lawyer to do everything within their powers to join the Bank of Ireland conveyancing panel

I got the keys to my house on 3 June and my personal details is yet to be on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Highbury expressed confidence that it would be concluded in a couple of weeks. Are properties in Highbury particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in Highbury registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of England and Wales. Rather than based on location, timescales can differ according to who lodges the application, whether there are errors and if the Land registry communicate with any interested parties. Currently approximately 80% of submission are fully addressed in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Registration takes place after the purchaser is living at the property so post completion formalities is not usually primary concern yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

Given that I will soon spend 450k on a house in Highbury I wish to have a conversation with the lawyer about myhouse move ahead of appointing the firm. Is this something that you can arrange?

Absolutely - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you first talking to the lawyer due to be doing your conveyancing in Highbury.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is unique person, not a matter reference. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are calculated and presented to you for residential conveyancing in Highbury should be the amount on the final invoice that you are charged.

I am the registered owner of a first floor flat in Highbury. Given that I can not reach agreement with the landlord, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the amount due for a lease extension?

Most definitely. We are happy to put you in touch with a Highbury conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension decision for a Highbury flat is Lower Flat 16A Beatty Road in September 2012. The premium payable was £13,577. The terms of the lease has been agreed between the Applicants and the First Respondent and the Tribunal did not seek to disturb that agreement. This case related to 1 flat.

Are there common problems that you come across in leases for Highbury properties?

There is nothing unique about leasehold conveyancing in Highbury. All leases are individual and drafting errors can result in certain clauses are erroneous. The following missing provisions could result in a defective lease:

    Insurance obligations

You may have difficulties when selling your property if you have a defective lease as they can affect a potential buyer’s ability to obtain a mortgage. Santander, The Mortgage Works, and Godiva Mortgages Ltd all have express conveyancing instructions when it comes to what is expected in a lease. If a mortgage lender believes that the lease does not cover certain provisions they may refuse to provide security, obliging the purchaser to withdraw.

Is there an average conveyancing fee for conveyancing in Highbury?

The average fee last year for conveyancing in Highbury was £1,395 excluding Land Tax and HM Land Registry charges.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Highbury regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Highbury practicing in commercial conveyancing in Highbury. This could include advice on complex issues under the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1954
  • Riley & Co Solicitors Limited, 1 Stradbroke Road, London, London, N5 2PZ
  • Guney Clark & Ryan Solicitors Limited, 58 Green Lanes, London, London, N16 9NH
  • Yanik Ltd, 185 Holloway Road, London, N7 8LX
  • Ozoran Turkan, 203 Green Lanes, London, N16 9DJ
  • Raymond & Co, Suite 1h, Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London, London, N1 3QP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Highbury regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Highbury but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU

Planning law solicitors in Highbury regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Highbury specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including planning applications and appeals
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Regnum Solicitors, Unit 7, Kinetica, 13 Ramsgate Street, London, E8 2FD
  • Ronald Fletcher Baker Llp, 326 Old Street, London, EC1V 9DR
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Llp, 65 Fleet Street, London, London, EC4Y 1HS

Neighboring Locations

Highbury
Islington
Canonbury

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

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