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Cheap conveyancing in King's Cross does not necessarily mean low quality - but the odds are stacked against you

Reasons to use our King's Cross conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these firms are often based many miles away with limited understanding of the factors that affect property transactions in King's Cross
  • 2 Notwithstanding what other solicitors tell you it could be necessary to visit your solicitor to sign documents. There are enough parties involved in a homemove without needing to add the postman into the mix.
  • 3 King's Cross solicitors work in conjunction with King's Cross estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 4 Excellent communication together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should look for when choosing conveyancing solicitors. King's Cross property deals can be made significantly more stressful because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with strive to make sure that the lines of communication are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Our site is the only site offering you the ability to ensure that your property ownership legalities in King's Cross will be carried out by a law firm on your lender’s approved panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in King's Cross since October 2021*

Conveyance

of apartment Rawreth Walk N1 8TN, purchased for £473,280. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Disposal

of flat Essex Road N1 3GH, at purchase price of £490,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, securing official copies of the title, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of apartment Cranwich Road N16 5JF, at purchase price of £495,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of apartment Haslemere Road N8 9QX, purchased for £1,100,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, ordering official copies of the title

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in King's Cross

Much to our surprise we have been informed by our broker that my King's Cross lawyer is not on the bank Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be certain if this is indeed the case?

The first thing you need to do is to call your King's Cross lawyer directly. You lawyer should notify you what has happened. Where they are not on the panel they may be able to suggest a King's Cross conveyancing practice that is on the conveyancing panel for your lender.

Do the Building Society Association intend to launch a online directory to to identify solicitors on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel for instance in King's Cross?

Lexsure has not been advised of any plans on the part of the BSA to promote such a tool.

About to purchase a new build flat in King's Cross. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in King's Cross

    Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please supply a car parking plan.

I have been recommended by a couple of local estate agents in King's Cross to choose a solicitor on your site. What’s the financial inducement for Estate Agents to market your lawyers over alternative conveyancing organisations?

We don’t make any referral fee for sending work our way. We thought it would be too underhand a fee because a client could think, ‘Why is the agent getting a kickback? Why aren’t I getting any benefit too?’ So we decided to step away from that.

I am looking for a conveyancing practitioner in King's Cross for my home move. Is it possible to check a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?

Members of the public may read presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a firm's record, ring 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA could recorded call for training requirements.

What are your top tips when it comes to choosing a King's Cross conveyancing practice to deal with our lease extension?

When appointing a property lawyer for lease extension works (regardless if they are a King's Cross conveyancing firm) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you make enquires with several firms including non King's Cross conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. If the firm is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be helpful:

    If the firm is not ALEP accredited then what is the reason?

I have attempted and failed to negotiate with my landlord for a lease extension without any joy. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on such issues? Can you recommend a King's Cross conveyancing firm to assist?

if there is a missing freeholder or if there is disagreement about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the LVT to judgment on the price.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a King's Cross premises 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 related to 1 flat. The remaining number of years on the lease was 66.8 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in King's Cross regulated by the SRA

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

  • Colman Coyle Limited, Wells House, 80 Upper Street, London, N1 0NU
  • A Oldschool & Co, 116-118 Islington High Street, London, N1 8EG
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Peppers Solicitors Llp, 387 City Road, London, EC1V 1NA
  • Harris Da Silva, 355 City Road, London, EC1V 1LR

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in King's Cross regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in King's Cross with expertise in commercial conveyancing in King's Cross. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Colman Coyle Limited, Wells House, 80 Upper Street, London, N1 0NU
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Peppers Solicitors Llp, 387 City Road, London, EC1V 1NA
  • Harris Da Silva, 355 City Road, London, EC1V 1LR

Planning law solicitors in King's Cross regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The practices listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in King's Cross with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including development on contaminated land
  • Bolt Burdon, Providence House, Providence Place, Islington, London, N1 0NT
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Dentons Ukmea Llp, One Fleet Place, London, London, EC4M 7WS
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Llp, 65 Fleet Street, London, London, EC4Y 1HS
  • Ashurst Llp, Broadwalk House, 5 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2HA

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

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