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Main reasons to let us assist you choose a high street conveyancing solicitor in Moorgate

  • 1 Lawyer conveyancing solicitors have valuable personal links with Moorgate selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The Moorgate conveyancing firms that are listed are committed to providing value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and remortgagors in Moorgate
  • 3 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Moorgate is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 No matter what any alternative sites tell you it could be necessary to visit your lawyer to execute documents. Too many 3rd parties are already engaged in a house sale without having to include the postman into the pot.
  • 5 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Moorgate regulated and authorised by the SRA or CLC.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Moorgate since October 2021*

Acquisition

of flat Rawreth Walk N1 8TN, purchased for £473,280. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Sale

of apartment Green Walk SE1 4TX, at purchase consideration of £850,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, obtaining official copies of the title, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of flat Essex Road N1 3GH, purchased for £490,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Acquisition

of flat Devons Road E3 3RG, sold for £265,500. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Moorgate

Is the fact that my conveyancer in Moorgate is not listed on my bank's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of her work?

That would most likely be a wrong assumption to make. There are plenty of plausible explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator revealed 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) lack of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should contact the Moorgate conveyancing practice and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for your lender.

It is a dozen years since I bought my property in Moorgate. Conveyancing solicitors have recently been retained on the sale but I am unable to locate my deeds. Is this a problem?

You need not be too concerned. Firstly there is a possibility that the deeds will be retained by your lender or they could stored with the lawyers who handled your purchase. Secondly in most cases the title will be registered at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you own the property by your conveyancing lawyers acquiring current official copies of the land registers. The vast majority of conveyancing in Moorgate involves registered property but in the unlikely event that your property is unregistered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.

I have just over seventy years unexpired on my lease and require a lease extension for my flat in Moorgate. Conveyancing solicitors on the Tesco Bank panel can deal with such extensions correct?

Most leasehold conveyancing experts should be able to deal with a lease extension. if you are obtaining a mortgage then your lender may insist that the lease be extended before competition. Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook in relation to minimum unexpired lease terms. As of 18/1/2022 the requirements read as follows :

If you had a top tip for choosing a conveyancing solicitor in Moorgate what would it be?

Do not opt for the cheapest Moorgate conveyancing quote. You really do get what you pay for when it comes to conveyancing solicitors. A cheap quote may mean that the conveyancing solicitor is handling a lot of jobs at one time and you won’t get the quality of service and the attention that you need. It is, however, wise to use a conveyancer who has a fixed fee on a no sale, no fee basis. This way, you know exactly what you’ll have to pay in ahead of the deal.

My wife and I have arranged the release of further funds on our mortgage from Santander as we wish to carry out renovations to our house in Moorgate. Do we need to select a high street Moorgate solicitor on the Santander conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?

Santander would not normally require firms on their conveyancing panel to deal with the formalities. If they do require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Santander panel.

Intending to buy a flat in Moorgate. I have received an online quote from a licenced conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Building Society if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.

They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that the Moorgate lawyer is on the Virgin Money conveyancing panel.

I have recentlydiscovered that Stirling Law have been shut down. They conducted my conveyancing in Moorgate for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 12 months ago. How can I be sure that my home is not still registered in the name of the former proprietor?

The easiest method to see if the premises is in your name, you can carry out 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 Moorgate conveyancing specialists.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am selling a house in Newport but live in Moorgate. My solicitor (approximately 250 kilometers from merequires that I execute a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing solicitor in Moorgate who can attest and place their company stamp on the document?

Technically speaking you should not need to have the documents witnessed by a conveyancing solicitor. Ordinarily or notary public or qualified solicitor will do regardless of whether they are Moorgate based

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Moorgate

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Moorgate practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Leasehold Valuation Tribunal proceedings

  • Simmons & Simmons Llp, Citypoint, One Ropemaker Street, London, London, EC2Y 9SS
  • Devonshires Solicitors Llp, 30 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7DT
  • The Oakley Shee Partnership, 101 Finsbury Pavement, London, Greater London, EC2A 1RS
  • Druces Llp, Salisbury House, London Wall, London, EC2M 5PS
  • Sykes Anderson Perry Limited, 5th Floor, Salisbury House, London Wall, London, London, EC2M 5QQ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Moorgate regulated by the SRA

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Moorgate practicing in commercial conveyancing in Moorgate. This may include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Lewis Townsend Llp, 1 Fore Street, London, EC2Y 5EJ
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett Llp, Citypoint, One Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9HU
  • Winston & Strawn London Llp, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London, EC2Y 9AW
  • Simmons & Simmons Llp, Citypoint, One Ropemaker Street, London, London, EC2Y 9SS
  • Devonshires Solicitors Llp, 30 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7DT

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

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Moorgate but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP

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

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