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Main reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Leicester

  • 1 Experience means that Leicester lawyer have established excellent links with Leicester local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your home move in Leicester.
  • 2 Using a high street Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums bear testimony to the idea that in selecting a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who who update you by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 Leicester conveyancer are the key to a successful Leicester conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 4 Leicester conveyancers have a crucial edge when it comes to Leicester conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that will impact your home move
  • 5 Leicester conveyancers work in conjunction with Leicester estate agents, house builders, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, offering all the legal expertise and help you need

Examples of recent conveyancing in Leicester since May 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Leicester

Why is leasehold purchase conveyancing in Leicester is more expensive?

The conveyancing charges on a leasehold premises in Leicester is frequently higher as compared to a freehold property. This is due to the extra investigations required in corresponding with the freeholder and managing agents to obtain evidence concerning whether the rent and maintenance charges have been cleared and whether there are any large sums expected to be spent in the foreseeable future on repairs or maintenance of the building.

We are selling our apartment in Leicester. Will my lawyer need to be required to be on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel in order to deal with the discharge of my mortgage?

Ordinarily, even if your lawyer is not on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel they can still act for you on your sale. It might be that the lender will not release the original deeds (if applicable and increasingly irrelevant) until after the mortgage is paid off. You should speak to your lawyer directly before you start the process though to ensure that there is no problem as lenders are changing their requirements fairly frequently in recent years.

I am buying a new build flat in Leicester. Conveyancing is a frightening process at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here is a sample of a selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Leicester

    Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. The Lease must contain a provision on behalf of the Vendor to pay the service charges in respect of unoccupied units in order to ensure that all services can be provided.

What does commercial conveyancing in Leicester cover?

Leicester conveyancing for business premises incorporates a wide range of guidance, offered by qualified solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial mortgages and the termination of leases.

My husband and I are 3 weeks into a leasehold purchase having been recommend to conveyancers by the high street agent to do our conveyancing in Leicester. I am not happy. Can you help me find new conveyancers?

A solicitor would need to be really bad to suggest changing them. Has your mortgage been generated? If so you must inform them of the replacement solicitor and ensure the loan are issued to the new lawyers. Your new conveyancer should be on the mortgage company approved list to avoid added charges and frustration. So that should be your first question of the new lawyers. Our search tool will help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your home move in Leicester

What are the compelling advantages to selecting a high street property lawyer in Leicester

Many purchasers and sellers in Leicester choose a local lawyer so that they can pop into the firm’s offices if they have problems, and to deliver mortgage deeds without using the Royal Mail.

Some would allege that there is a distinct advantage when using a solicitor local to the premises you are buying, due to the knowledge of the region and potential local issues - but this is moot. Most conveyancers are now online and may be anywhere in the world.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Leicester regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Leicester specialising in commercial conveyancing in Leicester. This should include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Philip J Hammond & Sons, 47 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5QX
  • Bright Legal Solicitors Limited, 34 Belgrave Gate, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 3GP
  • Dodds Solicitors Llp, 32 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5RA
  • Douglas Wemyss Solicitors Llp, 18 Friar Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5RA
  • Shb Solicitors Limited, 1 Berridge Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5JT

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Leicester regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Leicester but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Roberts Rose Partnership, 10 Peacock Lane, LE1 5PX
  • The Conveyancing Shop Limited, 23-25 Friar Lane, LE1 5QQ
  • Bingham & Co Property Lawyers Limited, 1st Floor, 19 Halford Street, LE1 1JA
  • Iy (leicester) Limited, 8 Uppingham Road, LE5 0QD
  • Premier Property Lawyers Ltd, 1 Frances Way, LE19 1SH

Planning law solicitors in Leicester regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Leicester practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on special planning controls
  • Zms Legal Limited, 11 Bowling Green Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6AS
  • Spearing Waite Llp, 34 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 6BU
  • Lawson West Solicitors Limited, 241 Uppingham Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 4DG
  • David Prichard Limited, 1 Meridian South, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 1WY
  • Kevin Sumner Limited, 1 Meridian South, Meridian Business Park, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE19 1WY

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