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Top reasons to use our service to assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Mayfair

  • 1 Using a local Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. When using a an online conveyancing factory, your matter is handled by a team of people who who progress matters by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 2 The companies shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Mayfair property lawyers work in partnership with Mayfair estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that the highest level of service is provided to home movers every step of the way, with the aim of reducing administrative burdens and transaction times
  • 4 Mayfair conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Mayfair home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your move
  • 5 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Mayfair has a number to choose from, but for a truly dependable and reliable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mayfair since May 2019*

Disposal

of apartment Chiltern Street W1U 7NN, at buying consideration of £1,150,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Disposal

of flat Wimpole Street W1G 8AB, at sale consideration of £1,350,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Conveyance

of flat Hans Place SW1X 0EY, sold for £3,250,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of flat Hyde Park Square W2 2NW, at a price of £1,120,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mayfair

It may have been a long time coming a loan agreement from Nationwide for the refinancing of my 4 bedroom flat is expected within the next few days. Are you able to put forward a low cost conveyancing law firm in Mayfair?

You are on the wrong site if you are in need of cut-price fees for conveyancing in Mayfair. Our intention is to offer value for money conveyancing but we do not aim to advertise as being the cheapest. Do not be swayed by brokers offering the bait of low cost conveyancing in Mayfair. At best, in going for low cost conveyancing, you will get your money’s worth and at worst it will result in you invoiced for additional fees and still not get the service required.

We are aiming to move house in November. Should my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you recommend a removal company in Mayfair. Conveyancing solicitor was chosen before I stumbled across your page.

On the day of completion you will need to collect the keys from your property agent however this should only be done after the sellers solicitors confirm to the agent that the monies to complete are in and the keys can be collected. You will need to advise the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal company but can help you locate a residential property solicitor in Mayfair or a lawyer with expertise in conveyancing in Mayfair.

I have decided to exercise my right to buy my property in Mayfair off the council. I have a mortgage offer with Co-operative. Conveyancing is not something I have any knowledge of. 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 Co-operative, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Co-operative conveyancing panel.

Virgin Money have agreed my home loan in principle, my bid on a house in Mayfair has been accepted, what happens next?

The estate agent will wish to know who your solicitors are (make sure the property lawyers are on the lender’s panel). Contact Virgin Money or the financial adviser and finalise any relevant paperwork. Virgin Money will appoint a valuer who will get in contact with the estate agent or vendor to book a slot for the valuation to happen. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes on average a fortnight for the mortgage offer to be issued. Virgin Money will issue the offer to you and your conveyancers. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing in Mayfair.

What does a local search inform me concerning the house we're buying in Mayfair?

Mayfair conveyancing often commences with the submitting local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Searches UK The local search plays an important part in many a Mayfair conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any unpleasant surprises after you move into your new home. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the property (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 subject areas.

Due to the input of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a property in Mayfair before retaining solicitors. I have been advised that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some mortgage companies will not grant a loan on a flying freehold property.

It varies from the lender to lender. HSBC has different requirements for example to Nationwide. If you e-mail us we can check with the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Mayfair. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Mayfair especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Mayfair.

Should I go with a Mayfair conveyancing lawyer based in the area that I am buying? We have a good friend who can handle the legal formalities however they are based 200miles away.

The primary upside of using a local Mayfair conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute documents, present your ID and apply pressure on them if necessary. They will also have local insight which is a benefit. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If other friends have instructed your friend and the majority were happy that must outweigh using an unfamiliar Mayfair conveyancing solicitor just because they are Mayfair based.

Is it true that a Mayfair conveyancing practice taken to court by clients for failing to conduct comprehensive conveyancing searches?

We are not aware of such a Mayfair conveyancing matter but it has been reported that, clients buying a property in Cumbria successfully sued their property lawyer due to development plans to erect a wind farm failing to be identified in conveyancing searches.

Where you are purchasing in Mayfair It is essential that your conveyancer carry out all Mayfair conveyancing searches necessary to ensure you have accurate and up to date information before acquiring a home in Mayfair.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair regulated by the SRA

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

  • Evans Dodd Llp, 5 Balfour Place, Mount Street, London, W1K 2AU
  • Silvercoin & Co, 52 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 5BT
  • Rathbone Trust Company Limited, 1 Curzon Street, London, W1J 5FB
  • Berlad Graham Llp, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BD
  • Howman & Co, 17, Bolton Street, London, London, W1J 8BH

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Mayfair specialising in commercial conveyancing in Mayfair. This could include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Evans Dodd Llp, 5 Balfour Place, Mount Street, London, W1K 2AU
  • Silvercoin & Co, 52 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 5BT
  • Farooq Bajwa & Co, 45 Charles Street, London, W1J 5EH
  • Rathbone Trust Company Limited, 1 Curzon Street, London, W1J 5FB
  • Berlad Graham Llp, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BD

Planning law solicitors in Mayfair regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Mayfair with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Rokeby Johnson Baars Solicitors Limited, 22 Gilbert Street, London, W1K 5HD
  • Fletcher Day Ltd, 56 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London, W1S 2YZ
  • Dwfm Beckman, 101 Wigmore Street, London, London, W1U 1FA
  • Hcls Llp, 3rd Floor/carrington House, 126 – 130 Regent Street, London, London, W1B 5SE
  • Trousset Fawcett Ltd, 35 Piccadilly, London, W1J 0DW

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

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