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Reasons to use our South East London conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 The hallmark of our conveyancing solicitors in South East London is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by national chain estate agents) often falls short of the high standards of professionalism you will expect.
  • 2 South East London conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful South East London home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 3 The companies shown on our directory have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters each year.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of miles away with little appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in South East London
  • 5 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law firms conducting conveyancing in South East London registered with the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.

Examples of recent conveyancing in South East London since February 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South East London

Having been suggested to visit your organisation we were going to go ahead with a conveyancing solicitor in South East London endorsed using your search tool but have come across some other costs illustrations on the internet seem less pricey – how come?

You can find numerous conveyancing organisations advertising alleged £99 conveyancing, but extracharges result in the completion invoice being escalated. Solicitors are duty bound to ensure charges set out in terms and conditions should be equitable invoiced The conveyancers that we put forward for conveyancing in South East London clearly state all charges for the property you plan topurchase.

Would the conveyancing lawyers that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in South East London?

There are a number of auction solicitors we can put you in touch with those conducting auction conveyancing. South East London is one of the many locations in which our lawyers are based.

My Conveyancer in South East London is not listed on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Solicitor Panel. Can I still use my family solicitor notwithstanding that they are excluded from the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society list of approved lawyers?

Your options are as follows:

  1. Carry on with your preferred South East London solicitors but Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will need to use a conveyancer on their panel. This will inevitably rack up the total conveyancing fees as well as result in frustration.
  2. Choose a new solicitor to to deal with the purchase, not forgetting to check they are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel

I used Wolstenholmes several years past for my conveyancing in South East London. Now, I need the files but the law firm has closed. What do I do?

Do call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracing your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in South East London of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

I've recently found out that there is a flying freehold element on a property I put an offer in two weeks back in what should have been a simple, chain free conveyancing. South East London is where the house is located. Can you shed any light on this issue?

Flying freeholds in South East London are not the norm but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside South East London you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds very carefully. Your bank may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in South East London may decide that this is not enough and that the deeds be re-written to give you the most up to date legal protection. If so, the next door neighbour also had to sign up to the revised deeds.It is possible that your lender will not accept the situation so the sooner you find out the better. You should also check with your insurance broker as to whether they will insure a flying freehold premises.

I'm refinancing my existing property to a buy to let mortgage with Skipton Building Society and intend to use the remaining equity towards another house. The area we are interested in is South East London. Will your lawyers be able to act for both sets of lenders and tie in the two deals?

Make use of our search tool on this page to ensure that the conveyancers are on the appropriate lender panels. Having checked that they are the solicitor should be able to connect the two transactions but you should talk with you solicitor and make clear your expectations and requirements.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in South East London regulated by the SRA

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

  • Rubinstein Phillips Lewis Smith Limited, 13 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5PB
  • L & P Nominees Ltd, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
  • Jane Secretarial Services Limited, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
  • Lee & Pembertons Trustee Company Ltd, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
  • Hempsons, 40 Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NJ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in South East London

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in South East London with expertise in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Rubinstein Phillips Lewis Smith Limited, 13 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5PB
  • Hillary Cooper Law Limited, 53-59 Chandos Place, London, WC2N 4HS
  • Hempsons, 40 Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NJ
  • Spring Law Limited, 65 Chandos Place, London, WC2N 4HG
  • Gordon Dadds Llp, 6 Agar Street, London, Greater London, WC2N 4HN

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in South East London regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in South East London with expertise in commercial conveyancing in South East London. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Ahc Solicitors Limited, 1 Northumberland Avenue, Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5BW
  • Rubinstein Phillips Lewis Smith Limited, 13 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5PB
  • Lee & Pembertons Trustee Company Ltd, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
  • Jane Secretarial Services Limited, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU
  • L & P Nominees Ltd, Kinnaird House, 1 Pall Mall East, London, SW1Y 5AU

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

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