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Main reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Pimlico

  • 1 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a an online conveyancing factory, your transaction is dealt with by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing solicitors have extremely good personal links with Pimlico selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 The Pimlico conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to supplying value for money, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to home buyers, sellers and investors in Pimlico
  • 4 Our site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your conveyancing in Pimlico will be carried out by a property lawyer on your mortgage lender’s conveyancing panel.
  • 5 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Pimlico is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Pimlico since October 2021*

Conveyance

of apartment Green Walk SE1 4TX, at a price of £850,000. Leasehold conveyancing investigations included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of apartment Bridges Court Road SW11 3GY, sold for £550,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the seller for execution in preparation for completion

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Fawnbrake Avenue, SE24 0BG completing on 22/10/2021 at a price of £1,800,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Disposal

of semi-detached residence, Gosberton Road, SW12 8LG completing on 19/10/2021 at a price of £1,600,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Pimlico

My partner and I are buying a brand new flat in Pimlico and my conveyancer is advising me that she has to the mortgage company to reveal incentives from the developer. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I don't want to delay deal. Is my lawyer right?

You should not exchange unless you have been advised to do so by your conveyancer. A precondition to being on a mortgage company panel is to comply with the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook provisions. The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.

What is the difference between a licensed conveyancer and conveyancing solicitor in Pimlico

There are two types of lawyers who can conduct conveyancing in Pimlico namely licenced conveyancers or solicitors. Both professionals provide the legal services that required to complete the disposal or acquisition of property. Both are duty bound to conduct Pimlico conveyancing to the same quality and guidelines so you can be sure that your conveyancing will be properly conducted and that the necessary steps should be correctly attended to.

Can I be sure that the Pimlico conveyancing solicitor on the Lloyds panel is any good?

When it comes to conveyancing in Pimlico getting recommendations is a sensible start. Before you go ahead, check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also, you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more, will often provide a better service than one advertising the lowest fees. We would always advocate that you speak with the lawyer handling your transaction.

We expect to receive a AIP from Leeds Building Society this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Leeds Building Society recommend any Pimlico solicitors on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Pimlico solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Leeds Building Society through the process.

I bought my apartment on 5 August and my personal details is not yet on the land registry website. Need I be worried? My conveyancing solicitor in Pimlico expressed confidence that it would be registered in a couple of weeks. Are transfers in Pimlico particularly slow to register?

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in Pimlico registration formalities. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and if the Land registry must send notices to any interested persons or bodies. As of today approximately 80% of such applications are fully dealt with in less than three weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Registration occurs once the purchaser is living at the premises therefore registration formalities is not always primary concern yet if there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor should contact the land registry and explain the circumstances.

Due to the advice of my in-laws I had a survey completed on a house in Pimlico in advance of appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. The surveyor has said that some banks will not give a mortgage on this type of premises.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different requirements for example to Nationwide. Should you wish to call us we can check via the relevant lender. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can assist as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Pimlico. Conveyancing will be smoother if you use a solicitor in Pimlico especially if they are accustomed to such properties in Pimlico.

What does commercial conveyancing in Pimlico cover?

Pimlico conveyancing for business premises covers a wide range of advice, provided by regulated solicitors, relating to business property. By way of example, this area of conveyancing can cover the sale or purchase of freehold business premises or, more usually, the assignment of existing business tenancies or the drafting of new leasing arrangements. Commercial conveyancing solicitors can also offer advice on the sale of business assets, commercial loans and the termination of tenancies.

I need to instruct a conveyancing lawyer in Pimlico for my house move. Can I review a firm’s record with the profession’s regulator?

One can review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions started on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For details Pre 2008, or to check a firm's history, phone 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. For non-uk callers, use +44 (0)121 329 6800. The SRA sometimes monitor telephone calls for training requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Pimlico regulated by the SRA

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

  • Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors, 70 St. Georges Square, London, SW1V 3RD
  • Mcdonald & Co, Flat 40 Rivermill, 151 Grosvenor Road, London, SW1V 3JN
  • Piper Smith Watton Llp, 29 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 3LW
  • B D Laddie, 2nd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5RS
  • Bd Laddie Ltd, 2nd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5RS

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Pimlico regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Pimlico specialising in commercial conveyancing in Pimlico. This could include advice on taking a commercial lease as a tenant
  • Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors, 70 St. Georges Square, London, SW1V 3RD
  • Mcdonald & Co, Flat 40 Rivermill, 151 Grosvenor Road, London, SW1V 3JN
  • Piper Smith Watton Llp, 29 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 3LW
  • B D Laddie, 2nd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5RS
  • Bd Laddie Ltd, 2nd Floor, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5RS

Planning law solicitors in Pimlico regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Pimlico specialising in planning law. This may include advice on development on contaminated land
  • Keystone Law Limited, Second Floor Audley House, 13 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5HX
  • Ricardina Bridges Ltd, 47 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1RH
  • Ahc Solicitors Limited, 1 Northumberland Avenue, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5BW
  • Hempsons, 40 Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NJ
  • Trousset Fawcett Ltd, 35 Piccadilly, London, W1J 0DW

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

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