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Reasons to use our South London conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 South London solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to South London conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your home move
  • 2 Property lawyer conveyancing lawyers have valuable personal links with South London selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 3 The accumulation of transactions means that South London lawyer have established valuable links with South London local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of dealing with your home move in South London.
  • 4 South London solicitors will acquainted with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents
  • 5 Retaining the services of a a family Solicitor generally results in a more bespoke service. When using a large conveyancing firm, your matter is dealt with by a team of people who who progress matters by reading from their computer screens.

Examples of recent conveyancing in South London since April 2021*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in South London

Can your site be used to locate a Conveyancing solicitor in South London even where I’m not buying or disposing of a house, for instance if I want to acquire a shop in South London with a mortgage from Barclays ?

Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to find residential conveyancing solicitors in South London but we have listed towards the end of this page some South London commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Barclays

Will my conveyancing lawyers need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in South London. My lender is Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 13/7/2021, the requirements read as follows :

I used Stirling Law a few years past for my conveyancing in South London. Now, I need the files however the law firm has closed. What do I do?

You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to help locate 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 London of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously hired, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.

The estate agent has sent us the confirmation of our purchase of a new build apartment in South London. Conveyancing is necessary evil 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.

Here is a sample of a few leasehold new build enquiries that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in South London

    The Vendor must covenant to keep unsold units in good repair until long leases are granted therefore. If there are lifts in the building, please confirm that the owners of flats on the ground and basement floors will not be required to contribute towards the cost of maintenance and renewal. Where service of notices and proceedings can be at the property demised please confirm that this can be amended to include simultaneous services at the Lessees’ solicitors’ offices where the Lessee from time to time is not resident in the UK - such solicitors may be varied by notice in writing to the Landlord from time to time but otherwise will be as previously specified. Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease.

Yesterday I discovered that there is a flying freehold issue on a property I have offered on a fortnight ago in what should have been a quick, no chain conveyancing. South London is where the house is located. Is there any advice you can give?

Flying freeholds in South London are rare but are more likely to exist in relation to terraced houses. Even where you use a solicitor outside South London you must be sure that your lawyer goes through the deeds thoroughly. Your lender may require your conveyancing solicitor to take out an indemnity policy. Some of the more diligent conveyancing solicitors in South London may determine 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.

My business partner and I are intending to take over a lease of an office on the high street. Can you recommend solicitors offering no-sale-no charges for commercial conveyancing in South London for less than 2k?

We are happy to recommend firms who have an in-depth of experience of commercial conveyancing in South London, including the sale and acquisition of businesses as well as simply property. If you are hoping to purchase or lease a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit or a complete business we will put you in touch with the right lawyer. As for the costs these will vary based on the structure and nuances of the deal. Let us have your details or email us so that we may furnish you with comprehensive commercial conveyancing quote.

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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 will likely include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • 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
  • Russell Wise Solicitors Limited, 67a High Road, Wood Green, London, N22 6BH

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in South London regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in South London but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, 56 Windermere Avenue, N3 3RA
  • House Owners Conveyancers Limited, Dephina House, N3 2JU
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP
  • Horizon Law Limited, 214 High Street, EN5 5SZ
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE

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

The solicitors listed below are a small selection of solicitors in South London practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • 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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