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5 reasons to use our service to assist you select a high street conveyancing solicitor in Notting Hill

  • 1 Notting Hill lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Notting Hill conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Notting Hill 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 would hope for.
  • 3 Chances are that the other side’s solicitors are based in Notting Hill - if so sets of solicitors will be on good working terms
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that affect property transactions in Notting Hill
  • 5 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have extremely good personal links with Notting Hill selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Notting Hill since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Notting Hill

Why would one appoint a Notting Hill conveyancing company given that national alternatives are easier on the wallet?

Its a good idea to get 2 or 3 like-for-like quotes for conveyancing costs in Notting Hill and you should seek an affordable fee calculation but don’t expend your energy looking for the lowest priced Notting Hill conveyancer. Locating the right conveyancer can be the difference between a smooth and a distressing home move. You need to ensure that you have expert advice from a trusted lawyer. An e-mail can never replace a telephone conversation and are no substitute for a face to face meeting. Our partner firms will allocate you a qualified and top rated conveyancing solicitor that will tackle your conveyancing from start to finish, providing a level of hand holding that you will never get with an internet conveyancer. He or She will inform you on headway making sure that you are never in the dark. Should you need to call the office you will be sure who you need to speak to and we'll ensure you're not left wondering what's going on.

How up to date is your database of Notting Hill solicitors on the Principality conveyancing panel? Do Principality send you an updated list?

Notting Hill conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Principality conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Principality directly.

I have a decision in principle. The bank mentioned the loan came with free conveyancing. Does this mean I have to use their panel solicitor as I would prefer to instruct a high street conveyancing solicitor in Notting Hill?

You should check but the the likelihood is that appoint one of their panel lawyers where you take up the "fee-free" deal. Speak to the bank and check if they allow a monetary alternative. In the past a few lenders offered a £250 cashback as an alternative in which case you could put that amount towards your preferred conveyancing solicitor near Notting Hill.

Do I find a Licenced Conveyancer or Solicitor for conveyancing in Notting Hill?

There are two types of lawyers who can perform conveyancing in Notting Hill namely CLC regulated conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals provide conveyancing services that required to complete the sale or acquisition of property. They are both required to conduct Notting Hill conveyancing to the same standards and guidelines so you may be safe in the knowledge that your conveyancing will be professionally conducted and that the requisite steps will be correctly adhered to.

We have agreed to purchase a house in Notting Hill. One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Solicitors conducting should look into this right? Will my lender Coventry BS be concerned?

As you are obtaining a mortgage with Coventry BS your lawyer must comply with the formal instructions contained in Section two of UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Coventry BS. The CML Handbook contains minimum provisions for solar panel roof-space leases, and lawyers are required to report to Coventry BS where a lease does not comply with these requirements. The conditions relate to the installation of panels on properties countrywide and is not isolated to Notting Hill.

My wife and I are at the point of viewing houses in Notting Hill and I am about to put in an offer. Should I already have a solicitor in place at this stage? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Skipton.

You should start obtaining conveyancing estimates from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and forward their details on to the estate agent. Given that you are seeking a mortgage with Skipton, make sure you remember to check that your lawyer is on the Skipton conveyancing panel.

I am buying a new build apartment in Notting Hill. Conveyancing is daunting at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. Can you give me some examples of some of the questions asked in new build conveyancing.

Here are examples of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Notting Hill

    Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? The Vendor must covenant to keep unoccupied units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore.

Is it simple use your search app to select a conveyancing solicitor in Notting Hill on the panel for my mortgage?

First select a lender such as National Westminster Bank, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society or Nottingham Building Society then specify your preferred area for instance Notting Hill. Conveyancing practices in Notting Hill and further afield should be listed.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Notting Hill regulated by the SRA

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

  • Avighna, 53 Norland Square, Holland Park, London, W11 4PY
  • John May Law, 17 Kensington Place, London, W8 7PT
  • Lita Gale, 202 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London, W8 4DP
  • Oliver Fisher, Astley House, 33 Notting Hill Gate, London, London, W11 3JQ
  • Merali Beedle Llp, Vicarage House, 58-60 Kensington Church Street, London, London, W8 4DB

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Notting Hill regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Notting Hill but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Quality Conveyancing Ltd, Westgate House, W5 1YY
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA

Planning law solicitors in Notting Hill regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Notting Hill specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including compulsory purchases in Notting Hill
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Grower Freeman, Ivor House, 25-26 Ivor Place, London, NW1 6HR
  • Glovers Solicitors Llp, 6 York Street, London, W1U 6QD
  • Streathers Solicitors Highgate Limited, 44 Baker Street, London, W1U 7AL

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