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Reasons to use our Mortlake conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Excellent communication together with pure property experience are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. Mortlake property deals can become a lot more complicated as a result of poor communication between all the parties. The lawyers listed endeavour to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments expeditiously.
  • 2 Peace of mind comes when you select the very best, most recommended conveyancing solicitors. Mortlake has a number to choose from, but for a truly professional and dependable service many local people have been use the recommendation of this site.
  • 3 Mortlake conveyancers are likely to acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 4 The accumulation of transactions means that Mortlake lawyer have established valuable connections with Mortlake local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your house sale or purchase in Mortlake.
  • 5 Mortlake conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Mortlake home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction

Examples of recent conveyancing in Mortlake since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Mortlake

It has come to my attention via my financial adviser that my Mortlake lawyer is not on the mortgage company Solicitor panel. What can I do to be certain that this is indeed the case?

You need to contact your Mortlake conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to inform you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the conveyancing panel for your lender.

Having sold my house in Mortlake last December yet the purchaser is texting daily complaining that their solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What should have happened now that I have sold?

Post completion of your sale your conveyancer is duty bound to deliver the transfer deeds and all of the paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Depending on the transaction, your solicitor should also evidence that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been redeemed to the buyers solicitors. There is unlikely to be post completion formalities unique to conveyancing in Mortlake.

We are expecting a mortgage offer soon. The bank mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to instruct their panel lawyer as I would much rather appoint a Mortlake based conveyancing firm?

Do check but the the likelihood is that appoint one of their panel lawyers if you take up the "fee-free" deal. Speak to the mortgage company and check if they make available a cash alternative. It is not unheard for a lender to give a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case that money can go towards the cost for your conveyancing solicitor near Mortlake.

I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Mortlake. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Mortlake of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously used, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Mortlake. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Mortlake

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. Forfeiture - bankruptcy or liquidation must not apply under this provision. Please provide evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry. The Landlord must covenant to assume the management if the Management Company goes into liquidation or otherwise defaults in running the management scheme.

I am looking at a couple of maisonettes in Mortlake both have approximately forty five years unexpired on the lease term. Will this present a problem?

A lease is a right to use the property for a period of time. As the lease gets shorter the marketability of the lease reduces and it becomes more costly to acquire a lease extension. For this reason it is often a good idea to extend the lease term. More often than not it is difficulties arise selling premises with a short lease as mortgage companies less inclined to grant a loan on properties of this type. Lease enfranchisement can be a difficult process. We recommend you get professional assistance from a conveyancer and surveyor with experience in this area.

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

You certainly can. We can put you in touch with a Mortlake conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Mortlake residence is 19 St. Margarets Crescent in August 2010. the tribunal was of the view that the premium to be paid by the leaseholder for the freehold reversion was £51,983.00 This case was in relation to 3 flats. The remaining number of years on the lease was 66.25 years.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Mortlake

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Mortlake specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Rodgers & Burton, 50 Vineyard Path, Mortlake, London, SW14 8ET
  • Michael Oppler & Co, 10 Hood Avenue, London, SW14 7LH
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Geraldine Mcaleese & Co, 82 Grove Park Terrace, London, W4 3JJ
  • Graff & Redfern, 3a Spring Terrace, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1LP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Mortlake regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Mortlake but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR

Planning law solicitors in Mortlake regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Mortlake practicing in planning law. This will likely include advice on special planning controls
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG

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

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