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  • 1 Shirehampton property lawyers work in conjunction with Shirehampton estate agents, house builders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is provided to clients every step of the way, offering all the advice and support you need
  • 2 The firms identified on our directory have a mix of conveyancing lawyers, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 3 Shirehampton conveyancers have a significant edge when it comes to Shirehampton conveyancing as they have important local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can affect your home move
  • 4 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory listing bank approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Shirehampton regulated by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the other side’s lawyers have offices in Shirehampton - if so both parties will be familiar

Examples of recent conveyancing in Shirehampton since July 2021*

Sale

of semi-detached premises, Bradley Crescent, BS11 9SS completing on 26/07/2021 at a price of £257,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s lawyers

Disposal

of terraced premises, Passage Leaze, BS11 9QL completing on 23/07/2021 at a price of £355,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, agreeing completion date with parties, preparing statement detailing charges

Purchase

of apartment Woodwell Road BS11 9XU, acquired for £140,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: dealing with appropriate requisitions and enquiries, sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of terraced premises, Barrow Hill Crescent, BS11 9RD completing on 21/07/2021 at a price of £220,000. The legal transfer of property 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

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Shirehampton

Do the conveyancing practitioners Indexed on your site conduct auction conveyancing in Shirehampton?

There are a number of niche practitioners we can put you in touch with those specialising in auction conveyancing. Shirehampton is one of our areas of where our lawyers cover.

Will lawyers request money up-front when it comes to conveyancing in Shirehampton?

Where you are retaining lawyers for conveyancing in Shirehampton your solicitor will ask you to provide them with monies to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is payable against the total price then this should be required shortly ahead of contracts are exchanged. The final balance that is needed will be payable a couple of days ahead of the completion date.

I have justbecome aware that Stirling Law have closed. They carried out my conveyancing in Shirehampton for a purchase of a leasehold apartment 10 months ago. How can I check that my home is registered correctly in the name of the previous owner?

The easiest way to see if the property is registered to you, you can make a search of the land registry (£3.00). You can either do this yourself or ask a law firm to do this for you. If you are not registered you can seek help from one of a number of Shirehampton conveyancing specialists.

I opted to have a survey done on a house in Shirehampton ahead of appointing solicitors. I have been informed that there is a flying freehold element to the property. Our surveyor has said that some lenders will refuse to issue a mortgage on such a home.

It varies from the lender to lender. Lloyds has different requirements from Birmingham Midshires. Should you wish to call us we can look into this further via the relevant mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are used to dealing with flying freeholds in Shirehampton. Conveyancing can be more complicated and therefore you should check with your conveyancing solicitor in Shirehampton to see if the conveyancing will be more expensive.

How can the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 impact my business property in Shirehampton and how can you help?

The 1954 Act affords security of tenure to commercial leaseholders, giving them the legal entitlement to apply to court for a new lease and remain in occupation when the lease reaches an end. There are certain specified grounds that a landlord can refrain from granting a lease renewal and the rules are involved. We are happy to direct you to commercial conveyancing solicitors who use the act to your advantage and assist with commercial conveyancing in Shirehampton

Our lawyer in Shirehampton has informed me that he requires ID documents stating that this is part of his retainer as a conveyancer on the bank Conveyancing panel. Is this right?

Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require Shirehampton conveyancing solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign will no doubt confirm this. Your lawyer is right that the lender also require certain documents to be viewed. If a you refuse to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer would not be able to accept instructions from you. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with the lender's UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Shirehampton

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Shirehampton with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on wrongful eviction

  • The Divorce Practice, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 3DZ
  • Devereux & Co, 52a High Street, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Avon, BS9 3DZ
  • Amd Solicitors Limited, 100 Henleaze Road, Henleaze, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS9 4JZ
  • Battrick Clark Solicitors Ltd, 151 Whiteladies Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 2RA
  • Charles Cook & Company Limited, 77, 79 and 81, Alma Road, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 2DP

Residential Licensed Conveyancers in Shirehampton regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Shirehampton but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 73 Westbury Hill, BS9 3AD
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Whiteladies Road, BS8 2SB
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, 199 Gloucester Road, BS7 8BG
  • Ocean Property Lawyers Ltd, The Plaza, 275 North Street, BS3 1JN
  • M C Hullah & Company Limited, 116 High Street, BS48 1AH

Planning law solicitors in Shirehampton regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Shirehampton practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Martin Evans, 36 Laurie Crescent, Henleaze, Bristol, Avon, BS9 4TA
  • Star Legal Limited, 3 Richmond Hill, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, BS8 1AT
  • Temple Bright Llp, 29 Great George Street, Bristol, BS1 5QT
  • Veale Wasbrough Vizards Llp, Narrow Quay House, Narrow Quay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS1 4QA
  • Humphreys & Co, 14 King Street, Bristol, Avon, BS1 4EF

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