We are looking to buy a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Thurrock who is on the Lloyds approved panel. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds . We don't recommend any particular firms conducting conveyancing in Thurrock.
I used Wolstenholmes a few years ago for my conveyancing in Thurrock. I now require my file but the law firm has closed. What do I do?
You should call the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down 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 Thurrock of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously retained, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I am looking to sell my property. My previous solicitors have shut. It would be helpful to have a recommendation of a conveyancing firm. Im based in Thurrock if that affects matters.
You should use our search tool to help you find a solicitor for your conveyancing in Thurrock. We have connected thousands of home buyers and sellers with lender approved solicitors to ensure that the legalities of their house move runs smoothly.
My husband and I are novice buyers - had an offer accepted, yet the estate agent has warned us that the vendor will only proceed if we use their preferred solicitors as they are insisting on a ‘quick sale’. My instinct tells me that we should use a high street solicitor who is accustomed to conveyancing in Thurrock
It is improbable the owners are driving this. Should the vendor desire ‘a quick sale', alienating a motivated buyer is counter productive. Avoid the agents and go straight to the sellers and make sure they comprehend that (a)you are keen to buy (b)you are excited to move forward, with finances arranged © you are unencumbered (d) you intend to proceed fast (e)however you intend to use your own,trusted Thurrock conveyancing firm - rather thanthose that will earn the negotiator at the agency a kickback or achieve conveyancing figures demanded by senior management.
What advice can you give us when it comes to appointing a Thurrock conveyancing practice to carry out our lease extension conveyancing?
When appointing a property lawyer for your lease extension (regardless if they are a Thurrock conveyancing practice) it is essential that they be familiar with the legislation and specialises in this area of conveyancing. We recommend that you make enquires with two or three firms including non Thurrock conveyancing practices before you instructing a firm. Where the conveyancing practice is ALEP accredited then that’s a bonus. The following questions might be useful:
If they are not ALEP accredited then why not? What are the costs for lease extension work?
Thurrock Conveyancing for Leasehold Flats - Examples of Questions you should ask before Purchasing
What is the the remaining lease term? How much is the ground rent and service charge? Be sure to enquire if there are any onerous restrictions in the lease. For example some leases prohibit pets being permitted in in a block in Thurrock. If you love the apartmentin Thurrock but your cat can’t make the move with you then you will be faced difficult determination.
Why do I have to supply my lawyer with numerous items of ID before I can proceed with selling or purchasing a property in Thurrock?
Thurrock solicitors are duty bound by the Law Society, SRA, HM Land Registry and current Money Laundering Regulations to certify that the have checked the identity of their clients. It is also sometimes a condition of your bank if you are taking a mortgage. Furthermore they have to complete various forms, particularly those relating to SDLT and need to have details such as your full names, national insurance number and date of birth.