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Top reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Holborn

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based many kilometers away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Holborn
  • 2 Conveyancer conveyancing solicitors have very good personal connections with Holborn selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 Excellent communication together with a wealth of local knowledge are key benefits that you should value when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Holborn conveyancing can become significantly more stressful as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 4 Notwithstanding what alternative lawyers may claim it could be important to pop into your solicitor to execute contracts. There are enough parties involved in a homemove without having to include Royal Mail into the mix.
  • 5 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Holborn 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.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Holborn since January 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Holborn

Finally, a mortgage offer from HSBC for the refinancing of my single bedroom garden flat is due any day now. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing law firm in Holborn?

You have come to the wrong site to search for cut-price fees for conveyancing in Holborn. Our goal is to offer value for money conveyancing but we do not work with the cheapest lawyers. Resist the temptation to appoint brokers seducing you with low cost conveyancing in Holborn. Optimistically, in going for cheap conveyancing, you will end up with what you pay for and at worst you will end up invoiced for additional fees and still not end up with the service required.

I am need of leasehold conveyancing for a flat in a relatively new development (seven years built) in Holborn. 95% of the properties are already occupied. Do I need carry out the conveyancing searches for my conveyancing in Holborn?

Where you are obtaining a mortgage, your bank will require some (many) of the searches so you'll have no choice. If not, then Holborn conveyancing searches are for you to decide upon. No doubt your conveyancer, will ’encourage’, perhaps in the strongest possible terms, that you should have the searches done, but he or she is duty bound in this regard. One thing to bear in mind; if you are likely to sell the house one day, it may be of interest to your future buyer what the searches contain. Sometimes houses with no practical issues can still throw up adverse search results. But if you demand that your lawyer to proceed without searches then your lawyer will have to follow your instructions or you will need to change to another solicitor for your conveyancing in Holborn.

My conveyancer has informed me that lack of planning permission insurance is needed on my purchase. What is the level of cover for Holborn conveyancing?

The appropriate level of lack of planning permission indemnity insurance should be dictated by who who your lender is. It would differ for example between Nationwide Building Society and Chelsea Building Society. Conveyancing practitioners as opposed to members of the public take out such insurances.

My wife and I are in the process of looking at flats in Holborn and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a solicitor appointed at this point? I intend to finance via a home loan with Nationwide.

You should start requesting conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on to the EA. As you are seeking a mortgage with Nationwide, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Nationwide conveyancing panel.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Holborn off the council. I have a mortgage agreed with Leeds Building Society. Conveyancing is new to me. Can I proceed without a solicitor easily? I think we can but we keep being told I should use one. Any advice?

It is not advisable to proceed with a house purchase without a solicitor. The council's solicitor are not acting for you. You need a solicitor for a number reasons. One of which is to verify what plans the Council have for repairs and refurbishment for the next five years. Many leaseholders have been stung for contributions of thousands of pounds. In any event, if you are getting a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel.

I require expedited conveyancing in Holborn as I have pressure to complete inside one month. Thankfully I do not require a mortgage. Can I decline from having conveyancing searches to save fees and time?

As you are are a cash purchaser you are at free not to do searches although no lawyer would recommend that you don't. With plenty of history conveyancing in Holborn the following are examples of issues that can show up and therefore impact future saleability: Refused Planning Applications, Outstanding Fees, Overdue Grants, Road Schemes,...

I used Stirling Law a few years past for my conveyancing in Holborn. Now, I need the documents however cannot find the solicitor. 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 Holborn 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.

My husband and I are a couple of weeks into a leasehold purchase having been directed to solicitors by the selling agent to do our conveyancing in Holborn. I am am extremely disappointed with the level of service. Could you you assist me in finding new lawyers?

They would have to be really poor in order to consider changing them. Has your mortgage been issued? If so you need to inform them of the new contact details and ensure the offer are issued to the new lawyers. Your new conveyancer should be on the banks approved list to avoid supplemental expenses and complications. So that should be your starting point. The find a solicitor tool will help you find a bank approved solicitor for your conveyancing in Holborn

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Holborn regulated by the SRA

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

  • Scott-moncrieff And Associates Limited, 88 Kingsway, London, London, Greater London, WC2B 6AA
  • Mdr, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Mishcon De Reya Llp, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Dawson Cornwell, 15 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4QT
  • Farrer & Co Llp, 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Holborn regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Holborn with expertise in commercial conveyancing in Holborn. This may include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Mdr, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Mishcon De Reya Llp, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6AH
  • Gulbenkian Andonian Solicitors, Suite 4.1, Fourth Floor, Sicilian House, Sicilian Avenue, London, London, WC1A 2QH
  • Dawson Cornwell, 15 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4QT
  • Farrer & Co Llp, 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LH

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Holborn regulated by the CLC

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in 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

Neighboring Locations

Holborn
St Giles
High Holborn
Covent Garden
Aldwych

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

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