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Main reasons to let us assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham

  • 1 Conveyancer conveyancing firms have extremely good personal links with Lewisham selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Firms accustomed to conveyancing in Lewisham have a grasp oflocal issues specific to Lewisham and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 Lewisham conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Lewisham conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 4 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor on the whole results in a more personalised service. Online forums often suggest that in selecting a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 This site is the first site offering you the ability to ensure that your conveyancing in Lewisham will be conducted by a solicitor on your bank member panel.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Lewisham since October 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Lewisham

Is there a search tool that I can use to discover of the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Lewisham is on the lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Lloyds TSB Bank thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in further legal fees.

Feel free to take advantage of the find a conveyancing panel solicitor tool on this site. Pick the lender and type ‘Lewisham’ or your location and you will see numerous conveyancers based in Lewisham or by proximity to you.

I'm buying my first flat in Lewisham with the aid of help to buy. The builders would not reduce the price so I negotiated 6k of additionals instead. The house builders rep suggested that I not to tell my conveyancer about this extras as it would jeopardize my mortgage with the lender. Do I keep my lawyer in the dark?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the developer of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold issue on a house I have offered on last month in what should have been a simple, no chain conveyancing. Lewisham is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in Lewisham are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside Lewisham you would need to get your solicitor to go through the deeds diligently. Your mortgage company may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham may ascertain that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

Is it simple use the search facility to select a conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham on the authorised to act for my bank?

First pick a bank such as Lloyds TSB Bank, Barnsley Building Society or Bank of Ireland then choose your preferred area for instance Lewisham. Conveyancing practices in Lewisham and nationally should be shown.

We are one month into a freehold purchase having been directed to conveyancers by the high street agent to carry out the conveyancing in Lewisham. I am am starting to be dissatisfied with the level of service. Could you help me find new lawyers?

They would need to be very bad to suggest replacing them. Has the mortgage been generated? In the event that it has you will need to inform them of the replacement conveyancer and get the mortgage documents are issued to the new lawyers. Your conveyancer should be on the banks approved list to avoid supplemental expenses and frustration. So that should be your starting point. The search tool will help you find a bank approved conveyancer for your conveyancing in Lewisham

Our sealed bid on house in Lewisham has been agreed to, the vendor does nevertheless have a dependent purchase. The vendors have offered on on an apartment, but it’s not yet tied up, and are looking at other flats booked. I have selected a nearby conveyancing solicitor in Lewisham. What do I do now? At what point do I apply for the mortgage with Principality?

It is standard to have concerns where there is an associated chain given your reluctance to incur expenses prematurely (home loan application is in the region of £1k, then valuation, Lewisham conveyancing search costs, etc). The first thing to do is ensure that your property lawyer is on the Principality approved list. As to the subsequent phase this very much dictated by the uniqueness of your case, desire for the property and on the state of the market. During a rising market the majority of buyers would apply for a home loan with Principality and arrange for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their conveyancing practitioner to press on with the conveyancing in Lewisham.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Lewisham regulated by the SRA

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

  • Jein Solicitors, Jein Buildings, 3 - 5 Lee High Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 5LD
  • Simon Bethel Solicitors Limited, 58-60 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 5JH
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Francis Solicitors, 171 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 6AA
  • Dpna Solicitors, 77 Ladywell Road, London, SE13 7JA

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Lewisham regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Lewisham but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Cain Associates Llp, 297 The Broadway, DA6 8DG

Planning law solicitors in Lewisham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Lewisham with expertise in planning law. This should include advice on applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Beverley Morris & Co Incorporating Peter Egan & Co, 62 Lewisham High Street, London, London, SE13 5JH
  • Beverley Morris & Co, 35 Montpelier Vale, Blackheath Villiage, London, SE3 0TJ
  • Wellers Law Group Llp, Tenison House, Tweedy Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 3NF
  • A E Short, 144 Bromley Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 6PG
  • Batchelors, Charles House, 35 Widmore Road, Bromley, Kent, BR1 1RW

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