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Reasons to use our St Luke's conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Solicitor conveyancing lawyers have excellent personal connections with St Luke's estate agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 Our site offers largest residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law practices conducting conveyancing in St Luke's governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 3 This site is the only site offering you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in St Luke's will be conducted by a property lawyer on your bank member panel.
  • 4 Using a local Solicitor generally results in a more personal touch. Online forums often suggest that in choosing a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by reading from their computer screens.
  • 5 Personal touch and a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should seek when choosing conveyancing solicitors. St Luke's home moves can become a lot more protracted due to lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed strive to make sure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in St Luke's since January 2024*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in St Luke's

We have rather pushy sellers who has suggested a preliminary agreement with a non-refundable deposit of 5k. Are such agreements sensible?

Exclusivity contracts are contracts between a property vendor and purchaser granting the buyer a ‘clear field’ to the sale of the premises for a limited period of time. For all intents and purposes, an exclusivity agreement is a contract specifying that you will have a contract at a later time which is the contract for the actual sale. It tends to be utilised for buyer confidence though in many situations, the vendor may stand to benefit from such agreements as well. There are numerous pros and cons to having an agreement but you need to check with your conveyancer but beware that it may end up costing you extra in conveyancing fees. In light of these reasons these contracts are unusual in relation to conveyancing in St Luke's.

In what way does my ID and proof of funds have anything to do with my conveyancing in St Luke's? Why is this being asked of me?

St Luke's conveyancing solicitors as well as nationwide property practitioners throughout the UK have a duty under Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules to verify the identity of any client in order to ensure that clients are who they say they are.

Conveyancing clients are required to provide two forms of certified ID; proof of identity (usually a Passport or Driving Licence) and evidence of address (usually a Utility Bill less than 3 months old).

Confirmation of source of funds is also necessary under the money laundering regulations as conveyancers are duty bound to check that the money you are using to acquire a property (be it the exchange deposit or the total purchase price if you are buying mortgage free) has come from an acceptable source (such as employment savings) as opposed to the proceeds of illegitimate behaviour.

My lawyer in St Luke's has never been on on the Clydesdale Solicitor Panel. Can I still retain my family solicitor even though they are not on the Clydesdale list of approved lawyers?

The limited options open to you here include:

  1. Complete the purchase with your existing St Luke's lawyers but Clydesdale will need to instruct a lawyer on their panel. This will result in additional total conveyancing fees and cause frustration.
  2. Choose a new solicitor to to deal with the purchase, remembering to check they are Persuade your lawyer to use their best endeavours to join the Clydesdale conveyancing panel

Just bought a semi-detached house in St Luke's , how long should it take for the Land Registry to deal with the formalities evidencing my ownership? My St Luke's conveyancing solicitor works at snail pace, so I want to be certain that my name is recorded.

There is nothing unique when it comes to conveyancing in St Luke's registration formalities. Rather than based on location, timeframes can vary according to the party submitting the application, whether it is in order and whether the Land registry have to notify any 3rd parties. As of today in the region of three quarters of submission are fully dealt with within two weeks but some can be subject to extensive delays. Historically registration takes place once the buyer is living at the property therefore post completion formalities is not typically top priority yet where it is urgent that the the registration takes place urgently then you or your solicitor can speak with the land registry and explain the circumstances.

What makes your site different to alternative online quote calculators when it comes to conveyancing in St Luke's?

At this site obtain an accurate costs illustration via a Solicitor or Licensed Conveyancer that appreciates the issues of your conveyancing in St Luke's. Unlike many estate agents and many comparison sites we do not charge firms a commission if you choose them for your property ownership legalities in St Luke's

In surfing the web for the words on line conveyancing in St Luke's it reveals many property lawyersin the area. How do I determine which is the right conveyancing solicitor for purchase transaction?

The best method of finding the right conveyancer is through a trusted recommendation, so enquire of colleagues and relatives who have bought a property in St Luke's or a reputable estate agent or financial adviser. Charges for conveyancing in St Luke's differ, so it's advisable to request a minimum of four quotes from varying types of property lawyers. Make sure that you know what costs in the quote includes.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in St Luke's regulated by the SRA

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

  • Dklm Llp, City House, 3 Cranwood Street, London, EC1V 9PE
  • Whitecross Solicitors, 150 Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y 8JL
  • Richard Bray & Co, 4th Floor Central House, 142 Central Street, London, London, EC1V 8AR
  • T&h Secretarial Services (middle East) Limited, 3 Bunhill Row, London, London, EC1Y 8YZ
  • Trowers & Hamlins Nominees, 3 Bunhill Row, London, London, EC1Y 8YZ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in St Luke's regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers

Please note that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in St Luke's but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Sutherland House, W1F 7TE
  • T J Ball & Company, 49 Leytonstone Road, E15 1JA
  • Walter Saunders, 382 Brockley Road, SE4 2BY
  • L B Property Lawyers, Imperial House, N17 0SP

Planning law solicitors in St Luke's regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in St Luke's practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Trowers & Hamlins Llp, 3 Bunhill Row, London, London, EC1Y 8YZ
  • Slaughter And May, One Bunhill Row, London, EC1Y 8YY
  • Addleshaw Goddard Llp, Milton Gate, 60 Chiswell Street, London, EC1Y 4AG
  • Ronald Fletcher Baker Llp, 326 Old Street, London, EC1V 9DR
  • Richard Pearlman Llp, 27 Phipp Street, London, EC2A 4NP

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

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