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.