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

Logical reasons to let us help you find a local conveyancing solicitor in Paddington

  • 1 Paddington property lawyers have a significant advantage when it comes to Paddington conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other issues that can affect your sale or purchase
  • 2 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in Paddington 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 There is a better than average chance that the other side’s solicitors have offices in Paddington - if so both parties are likely to be less confrontational
  • 4 The Paddington conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to borrowers, sellers and investors in Paddington
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that Paddington solicitor have developed very good working relationships with Paddington local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and house builders enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your house sale or purchase in Paddington.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Paddington since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Paddington

I opted for a high street firm for my conveyancing in Paddington recently. Reviewing the terms of engagement I noteI am liable for fees even where the transaction does not complete. Would I be best advised to choose an internet lawyer who offer no move no charge conveyancing in Paddington?

Generally there is a compromise along the lines that if "No Completion No Fee" is available then the fee levels will generally be more expensive to counteract those cases that do not go ahead. Please beware that such offerings rarely cover disbursements for instance Paddington conveyancing search fees.

My lawyer has discovered a defect with the lease for the flat we are buying in Paddington. The other side have suggested title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will cover the costs. Our property lawyer has advised that he must be satisfied that the lender is willing to move forward with this solution. Are we the client or is the lender?

Regardless of the fact that you have a mortgage offer from the lender does not mean to say that the property will meet their provisions for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook specifications. You and the lender are the client. The appropriate lender specifications must be adhered to.

Having sold my house in Paddington last August yet the purchaser is SMS messaging daily complaining that their solicitor is waiting to hear from mine. What should my lawyer have done following completion?

Following your house sale your solicitor is committed to deliver the transfer deeds and all supplemental paperwork to the buyer’s solicitors. Where relevant, your conveyancer should also evidence that the home loan has been discharged to the buyers lawyers. There is unlikely to be post completion tasks unique to conveyancing in Paddington.

We wanted to use a conveyancing solicitor in Paddington for our home move. Our broker has since advised us that our mortgage company Norwich and Peterborough Building Society won't deal with them. Why is this not regarded as unfair competition?

A lender may insist on a panel conveyancer act for it. Borrowers are liable to meet the charges for this. Do use our search facility to locate a solicitor to carry conveyancing in Paddington on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel.

What can a local search tell me regarding the house my wife and I purchasing in Paddington?

Paddington conveyancing often starts with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for instance Xpress Legal The local search plays an important role in most Paddington conveyancing purchase; as long as you don’t want any nasty once you have moved into your property. The search will reveal data on, amongst other things, details on planning applications applicable to the premises (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 topic sections.

As co-executor for the estate of my uncle I am disposing of a property in Cardiff but reside in Paddington. My conveyancer (approximately 250 kilometers awayrequires that I sign a statutory declaration ahead of completion. Can you recommend a conveyancing lawyer in Paddington who can attest this legal document for me?

Technically speaking you are unlikely to need to have the documents attested by a conveyancing solicitor. Normally any notary public or qualified solicitor will suffice regardless of whether they are based in Paddington

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Paddington regulated by the SRA

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

  • Wgs Solicitors, 133 Praed Street, London, W2 1RN
  • Wentworth Solicitors, 193 Praed Street, London, London, W2 1RH
  • Morgan Reed Limited, 36 Spring Street, London, W2 1JA
  • Morgan Reed Llp, 36 Spring Street, London, W2 1JA
  • William Heath & Co And Skelly & Corsellis, 16 Sale Place, Sussex Gardens, London, W2 1PX

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Paddington regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Paddington specialising in commercial conveyancing in Paddington. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Wgs Solicitors, 133 Praed Street, London, W2 1RN
  • Wentworth Solicitors, 193 Praed Street, London, London, W2 1RH
  • Morgan Reed Llp, 36 Spring Street, London, W2 1JA
  • Morgan Reed Limited, 36 Spring Street, London, W2 1JA
  • William Heath & Co And Skelly & Corsellis, 16 Sale Place, Sussex Gardens, London, W2 1PX

Planning law solicitors in Paddington regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Paddington specialising 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
  • 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
  • Streathers Solicitors Llp, 44 Baker Street, London, London, W1U 7AL
  • Streathers Trust Corporation Limited, 44 Baker Street, London, London, W1U 7AL

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

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