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Main reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Highnam

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Highnam is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 2 No matter what any alternative sites inform you it just might be important to visit your solicitor to sign contracts. There are various parties with engaged in a conveyancing transaction without having to include Royal Mail into the pot.
  • 3 The Highnam conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to providing the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Highnam
  • 4 The companies shown on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 5 Using a high street Solicitor on the whole means that you will receive a more personalised service. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who update you by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Highnam since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Highnam

Am I correct in assuming that the fact that my solicitor in Highnam is not listed on my lender's conveyancing panel that there is a problem with the standard of her conveyancing?

It would not be wise to jump to that conclusion. There are plenty of reasonable explanations. Just recently a report by the solicitors regulator indicated that over three quarters of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the solicitor is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should simply call the Highnam conveyancing practice and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for your mortgage company.

I have given 2 months notice to my current landlord and have to vacate my let out flat in Highnam by the end of next month. Conveyancing on my purchase has just started. Can I complete in a couple of weeks as I wish to avoid having to find temporary accommodation?

Generally one should not provide notice for your letting until your lawyer suggests that you should. If you have not previously done so, speak to your solicitor and request that they apply pressure on the owners side, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will work towards

Having invested time reviewing moneysavingexpert.com for a conveyancing lawyer in Highnam, most advise that I must use a CQS kitemarked solicitor. What is CQS?

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * adherence to best practice conveyancing processes through the scheme protocol Membership covers many organisations who perform conveyancing in Highnam.

What can a local search reveal about the property my wife and I purchasing in Highnam?

Highnam conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Searchflow The local search is essential in every Highnam conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will supply information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the premises (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic areas.

I used Arc property Solicitors a few years past for my conveyancing in Highnam. I now require my file but the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do call 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 Highnam of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I am looking into buying my first house which is in Highnam and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Highnam. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Highnam area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Highnam. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Highnam

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Highnam with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Iacopi Palmer Solicitors Llp, Spinnaker House, Spinnaker Road, Hempsted, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5FD
  • Brand Mellon Solicitors Limited, Copner House, 43 Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1TX
  • Tayntons (ls) Limited, 8-12 Clarence Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1DZ
  • Langley Wellington Llp, Royal House, 60 Bruton Way, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1EP
  • Davies And Partners, Rowan House, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3RT

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Highnam regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Highnam with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Highnam. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Iacopi Palmer Solicitors Llp, Spinnaker House, Spinnaker Road, Hempsted, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5FD
  • Brand Mellon Solicitors Limited, Copner House, 43 Southgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1TX
  • Madge Lloyd & Gibson Inc. Linda Stapleton & Co, 34 Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1JW
  • Luttons Dunford, 49 Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1JS
  • Tayntons (ls) Limited, 8-12 Clarence Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1DZ

Planning law solicitors in Highnam regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Highnam specialising in planning law. This should include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Luttons Dunford, 49 Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 1JS
  • Davies And Partners, Rowan House, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 3RT
  • Equilaw Limited, Montpellier Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AH
  • Tbd Legal Limited, Brunswick House, 1310 Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 4AA

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

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