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If you have reached us by Googling ‘Conveyancing in Mayfair’ follow your intuition — you will have a better house move where you instruct a conveyancing solicitor in Mayfair.

Logical reasons to let us assist you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Mayfair

  • 1 Solicitors accustomed to conveyancing in Mayfair have a grasp oflocal concerns specific to Mayfair and therefore you may benefit from better advice and faster conveyancing.
  • 2 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located many miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Mayfair
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 4 Mayfair conveyancers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Mayfair conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will impact your home move
  • 5 The organisations listed on our web pages have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases each year.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mayfair since March 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mayfair

My IFA says he needs my Mayfair solicitor’s panel reference for the Lloyds conveyancing panel. How do I discover this. I have tried my local Mayfair branch but they don't know it.

You are best placed to get this information from your Mayfair lawyer . Most Mayfair conveyancing practices will retain a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable, their conveyancing panel details for each mortgage company.

Can I use your services to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Mayfair even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for instance where I wish to acquire a shop in Mayfair with a mortgage from TSB?

Our search tool is mainly used to locate residential conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair but we have listed towards the end of this page a few Mayfair commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the firm directly to see if they can also act for TSB

I am buying a property in Mayfair. A rare aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender UBS be concerned?

As you are obtaining a mortgage with UBS your lawyer must check the conveyancing requirements outlined in Part 2 of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for UBS. The Council of Mortgage Lenders’ Handbook sets out minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and conveyancing practitioners are required to report to UBS where a lease fails to comply with these requirements. The conditions relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales and is not isolated to 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 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 Co-operative, you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Co-operative conveyancing panel.

Skipton have agreed my mortgage in principle, my bid on a property in Mayfair has been accepted, what happens next?

The estate agent will wish to be informed of your lawyer's details (be sure the solicitors are on the lender’s panel). Telephone Skipton or the broker and finalise any appropriate paperwork. Skipton will instruct a valuer who will get in touch with the estate agent or owners to schedule an appointment. Once carried out (assuming no problems) it takes about a week to get a mortgage offer. Skipton will send 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.

I have justbecome aware that Action Conveyancing have been shut down. They carried out my conveyancing in Mayfair for a purchase of a leasehold flat 10 months ago. How can I check that the property is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The quickest way to see if the premises is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Mayfair conveyancing specialists.

I'm remortgaging my primary house to a BTL loan with Virgin Money and I will use the ballance of the raised equity towards further property. The area we are interested in is Mayfair. Will your solicitors be able to act for the two lenders and link together the transactions?

Do use our search tool on this site to check that the solicitors are approved by both lenders. Assuming that they are your solicitor will be able to connect the two transactions but you should talk with you solicitor and communicate your desired outcome and needs.

I am intending to rent out my leasehold flat in Mayfair. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Is permission from the freeholder required?

Even though your previous Mayfair conveyancing lawyer is no longer around you can check your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the premises. The rule is that if the deeds are non-specific, subletting is permitted. Quite often there is a prerequisite that you are obliged to obtain consent from your landlord or some other party prior to subletting. The net result is that you cannot sublet in the absence of first obtaining permission. Such consent is not allowed to be unreasonably withheld. If the lease prohibits you from subletting the property you should ask your landlord if they are willing to waive this restriction.

We have reached the end of our tether in trying to purchase the freehold in Mayfair. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

Most certainly. We are happy to put you in touch with a Mayfair conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Mayfair residence is Flat 1 3 Upper Belgrave Street in December 2010. The Tribunal determined that the price payablefor the Lease extension in respect of the subject premises was £2,202,007 This case related to 1 flat. The unexpired lease term was 21 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Mayfair with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on wrongful eviction

  • Evans Dodd Llp, 5 Balfour Place, Mount Street, London, W1K 2AU
  • Berlad Graham Llp, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6BD
  • Raanan Berlad Limited, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London, London, W1J 6BD
  • Howman & Co, 17, Bolton Street, London, London, W1J 8BH
  • Hammond Bale Llp, 19 Berkeley Street, London, London, W1J 8ED

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Mayfair regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Mayfair practicing in commercial conveyancing in Mayfair. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • 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 list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Mayfair practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • 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

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