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Reasons to use our South London conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Chances are that the other side’s conveyancers are based in South London - if so both parties will be less confrontational
  • 2 South London property lawyers are likely to have connections at the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 3 Solicitors that specialise in conveyancing in South London regularly deal withlocal concerns specific to South London and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 4 We are the UKs most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved law firms delivering conveyancing in South London governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 5 The accumulation of transactions means that South London lawyer have developed valuable connections with South London local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all parties involved in the process of handling your home move in South London.

Examples of recent conveyancing in South London since March 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South London

My fiance’s mother is a conveyancer. I hope that I can be offered mate’s pricing for conveyancing, but if not, what level of fees would I typically be looking at for conveyancing in South London?

It’s advisable to look for multiple conveyancing quotes. Do use our search tool on this site. You will notice that charges do vary but service levels do are distinct between solicitors as is the case with the vast majority of professional services.

Can the conveyancing lawyers listed on your site conduct right to buy conveyancing in South London?

We have identified plenty of conveyancing specialists carrying out right to buy conveyancing work Do contact us with a view to get a costs illustration.

It is 10 years ago since I purchased my home in South London. Conveyancing solicitors have now been instructed on the sale but I can't track down my title documents. Will this cause complications?

You need not be too concerned. First the deeds may be retained by your lender or they could still be with the lawyers who handled your purchase. Secondly the chances are that the title will be recorded at the land registry and you will be able to establish that you are the registered owner by your conveyancing solicitors procuring current official copies of the land registers. Most conveyancing in South London involves registered property but in the rare situation where your property is unregistered it adds to the complexity but is resolvable.

I purchased my house on 2 July and my personal details is not yet on the land registry website. Should I be concerned? My conveyancing solicitor in South London said it will be dealt with in less than a month. Are properties in South London particularly slow to register?

As far as conveyancing in South London registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of the country. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can adjust subject to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry need to notify any other persons or bodies. Currently roughly 80% of submission are fully dealt with in less than three weeks but occasionally there can be protracted delays. Historically registration takes place once the purchaser has moved in to the premises so post completion formalities is not usually an essential issue yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your conveyancer should speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

I am looking for a flat up to £305k and identified one near me in South London I like with open areas and transport links nearby, however it's only got 49 remaining years left on the lease. I can't really find anything else in South London for this price, so just wondered if I would be making a mistake acquiring a short lease?

If you need a mortgage the shortness of the lease may be an issue. Discount the offer by the expected lease extension will cost if not already taken into account. If the current proprietor has owned the property for at least 2 years you can request that they start the process of the extension and pass it to you. You can add 90 years to the existing lease term and have £0 ground rent by law. You should speak to your conveyancing solicitor regarding this matter.

Given that I will soon spend £400,000 on a two bedroom apartment in South London I wish to talk to a conveyancer regarding theconveyancing prior to appointing the firm. Can this be arranged?

This is something that we encourage - it is our preference to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you liaising with the conveyancer due to be conducting your property ownership legalities in South London.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - each client is an important person, not a case number. The solicitors that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are quoted for residential conveyancing in South London should be the figure that you are charged.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in South London regulated by the SRA

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

  • Layzells Law Llp, 255 Muswell Hill Broadway, London, N10 1DG
  • Davies Bays & Co Trading As John Bays & Co, 240a High Road, Wood Green, London, N22 8HH
  • Clinton Davis Pallis Formerly Known As Law And Advocacy, 47a Tottenham Lane, London, N8 9BD
  • P George & Co, 126 Tottenham Lane, Crouch End, London, London, N8 7EL
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in South London

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

  • Tyrer Roxburgh Solicitors Llp, 1 St Michaels Terrace, Wood Green, London, N22 7SJ
  • Layzells Law Llp, 255 Muswell Hill Broadway, London, N10 1DG
  • Davies Bays & Co Trading As John Bays & Co, 240a High Road, Wood Green, London, N22 8HH
  • Clinton Davis Pallis Formerly Known As Law And Advocacy, 47a Tottenham Lane, London, N8 9BD
  • Boulter & Co, First Floor, 11 - 19 Park Road, London, N8 8TE

Planning law solicitors in South London regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in South London with expertise in planning law. This could include advice on special planning controls
  • Barnett Alexander Conway Ingram Llp, Sovereign House, 1 Albert Place, Ballards Lane, London, N3 1QB
  • Sal & Co Solicitors Limited, 191 Angel Place, Fore Street, Edmonton, London, England, N18 2UD
  • Stuart & Co, 285 Fore Street, London, London, N9 0PD
  • Gelbergs Llp, 188 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ
  • Regnum Solicitors, Unit 7, Kinetica, 13 Ramsgate Street, London, E8 2FD

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

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