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Top 5 reasons to let us help you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in Shepherd's Bush

  • 1 Shepherd's Bush property lawyers have a crucial advantage when it comes to Shepherd's Bush conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your sale or purchase
  • 2 Retaining the services of a high street Solicitor usually means that you will receive a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in selecting a an online conveyancing factory, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 3 Personal touch and pure property expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Shepherd's Bush home moves can become a lot more stressful as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.
  • 4 Shepherd's Bush property lawyer are the linchpin to a successful Shepherd's Bush home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 5 The organisations listed on our directory have a mix of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling over one hundred thousand cases annually.

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush since June 2022*

Disposal

of flat Netherwood Road W14 0BL, at buying amount of £425,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, ordering official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of apartment Scotts Road W12 8HP, purchased for £400,000. Leasehold conveyancing legalities included: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, sending the transfer to the vendor for execution in readiness for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Purchase

of apartment Royal Crescent W11 4SL, at a price of £595,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Purchase

of apartment Goldhawk Road W12 8HD, at a price of £290,000. Leasehold conveyancing due diligence included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in preparation for completion, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush

I am getting a mortgage with Halifax. I hope to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer in Shepherd's Bush. Does the Halifax Solicitor panel include conveyancers regulated by the CLC?

The Halifax approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders, represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.

I have given 8 weeks notice to my current landlord and must vacate my rented property in Shepherd's Bush by 8/11/2022. Conveyancing on my purchase is underway. Is it possible to complete in a couple of weeks as don't want to have to find short term accommodation?

The normal practice is not to serve notice for your tenancy until your lawyer suggests that you should. Assuming that you have not previously done so, notify to your lawyer and ask them to they seek the assistance the owners solicitors, try to an agreed time frame that all parties will aim to achieve

I am buying a new build apartment in Shepherd's Bush. 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 selection of leasehold new build questions that you may expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush

    Please supply a car parking plan. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier? Has the Lease plan been approved by the Land Registry and if not when will they be lodged for this purpose? Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Please supply evidence that the form of Lease proposed has been approved by the Land Registry.

How do I locate a Shepherd's Bush law firm on the Nationwide Building Society conveyancing panel? I drive a motor bike and am prepared to travel upto 20miles to meet the lawyer.

Feel free to make use of the facility on this website. Please pick a bank and your location and you will see a number of Shepherd's Bush conveyancing lawyers locally. We have detailed some Shepherd's Bush conveyancing firms at the bottom of this page and you can contact them to verify if they are on the Nationwide Building Society approved list

All being well we will complete the disposal of our £400,000 flat in Shepherd's Bush in six days. The freeholder has quoted £396 for Landlord’s certificate, insurance certificate and 3 years statements of service charge. Is the landlord entitled to charge exorbitant fees for a leasehold conveyance in Shepherd's Bush?

Shepherd's Bush conveyancing on leasehold flats usually results in administration charges invoiced by managing agents :

    Completing pre-exchange enquiries Where consent is required before sale in Shepherd's Bush Copies of the building insurance and schedule Deeds of covenant upon sale Registering of the assignment of the change of lessee after a sale
Your lawyer will have no control over the level of the charges for this information but the average costs for the information for Shepherd's Bush leasehold property is £350. For Shepherd's Bush conveyancing transactions it is customary for the seller to pay for these costs. The landlord or their agents are under no legal obligation to answer such questions most will be willing to do so - albeit often at exorbitant prices where the fees bear little relation to the work involved. Unfortunately there is no law that requires fixed charges for administrative tasks. Neither is there any legal time frame by which they are obliged to provide the information.

Following years of correspondence we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Shepherd's Bush. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Most definitely. We can put you in touch with a Shepherd's Bush conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement matter before the tribunal for a Shepherd's Bush flat is 82 Minford Gardens in February 2009. The Tribunal determined that the enfranchisement price was £37,341 This case related to 2 flats. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 72.92 years.

How much should conveyancing in Shepherd's Bush cost?

Almost all Shepherd's Bush conveyancing solicitors will charge a standard fee. In the event that additional work arise during the conveyancing your property lawyer is duty bound to inform you in writing of such supplemental charges for such work immediately it becomes apparent. Some firms may agree not to charge a fee if the deal aborts, others will levy an bill for a percentage of the agreed fee, calculated based on the point at which the matter does not proceed.

We would recommend that you ask various conveyancers to give you an estimate.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Shepherd's Bush regulated by the SRA

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

  • Sabeers Stone Greene Llp, 130a Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8AA
  • Avighna, 53 Norland Square, Holland Park, London, W11 4PY
  • Myers Fletcher & Gordon, 15 Cambridge Court, 210 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 7NJ
  • Lkny Law, Britannia House, 11 Glenthorne Road, London, W6 0LH
  • Paul Hampton Solicitors, 72 Hammersmith Road, London, London, W14 8TH

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shepherd's Bush

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shepherd's Bush specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This should include advice on Terms and conditions of tenancy agreements

  • Sabeers Stone Greene Llp, 130a Uxbridge Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 8AA
  • Caveat Solicitors Ltd, 11-13 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LH
  • Whatley & Co, 42 Sinclair Road, London, W14 0NH
  • Myers Fletcher & Gordon, 15 Cambridge Court, 210 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 7NJ
  • Paul Hampton Solicitors, 72 Hammersmith Road, London, London, W14 8TH

Planning law solicitors in Shepherd's Bush regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The solicitors listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shepherd's Bush specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including special planning controls
  • 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
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Techlawyer Limited, 22 Groveside Court, Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RQ

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

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