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Reasons to use our Twickenham conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Over the years Twickenham lawyer have established valuable working relationships with Twickenham local estate agents, banks, building societies, landlords and property developers enabling them to liaise at speed with all concerned in the process of undertaking your conveyancing in Twickenham.
  • 2 Firms that specialise in conveyancing in Twickenham are familiar with the local concerns specific to Twickenham and therefore you may benefit from better guidance and speedier conveyancing.
  • 3 The mark of a good conveyancing solicitor in Twickenham is quality not quantity. The level of service offered by conveyancing "factories" (sometimes 'recommended' by large estate agency chains) sometimes falls short of the level of professionalism you would hope for.
  • 4 The Twickenham conveyancing firms that are identified are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and transparent conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and investors in Twickenham
  • 5 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these firms are often located hundreds of miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Twickenham

Examples of recent conveyancing in Twickenham since August 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Twickenham

Souldinstructing a Twickenham conveyancing practice make my purchase more efficient?

Twickenham is a unique place, where neighbourhood experience counts for a lot. The laid-back lifestyle has it’s attractions – but not for your conveyancing. The property lawyers that we work with display in-depth Twickenham insight with a professional, hands-onapproach that ensures the conveyancing to progress without drama. It is a distinct advantage that they benefit from well established rapport with financial advisers, estate agents, valuers and counterpart Twickenham conveyancing solicitors

The deeds to our house can not be found. The conveyancers who conducted the conveyancing in Twickenham 10 years ago no longer exist. What are my next steps?

These day there are copies made of almost everything, and your conveyancer will be aware exactly where to find all the relevant documentation so you may buy or sell your house without any difficulty. Where duplicates can’t be located, your conveyancer may be able to arrange cover in the form of insurance or indemnities against possible claims on the property.

I decided to have a survey carried out on a house in Twickenham prior to appointing solicitors. I have been told that there is a flying freehold overhang to the property. Our surveyor has said that some lenders may not grant a mortgage on a flying freehold house.

It varies from the lender to lender. Bank of Scotland has different instructions for example to Halifax. If you e-mail us we can check via the appropriate mortgage company. If you lender is happy to lend one our lawyers can help as they are accustomed to dealing with flying freeholds in Twickenham. Conveyancing may be slightly more expensive based on your lender's requirements.

My father has encouraged me to appoint his lawyers for conveyancing in Twickenham. Should I find my own conveyancer?

There are no two ways about it the best way to select a conveyancing lawyer is to seek referrals from friends or family who have experience in using the conveyancer you're considering.

I am intending to rent out my leasehold flat in Twickenham. Conveyancing solicitor who did the purchase is retired - so can't ask him. Do I need to ask my freeholder for permission?

Even though your last Twickenham conveyancing solicitor is no longer around you can review your lease to check if it allows you to sublet the apartment. The rule is that if the deeds are non-specific, subletting is allowed. Quite often there is a prerequisite that you are obliged to obtain consent from your landlord or other appropriate person prior to subletting. This means you not allowed to sublet without prior consent. The consent should not be unreasonably withheld. If the lease prohibits you from letting out the property you will need to ask your landlord for their consent.

After months of negotiations we are unable to agree with our landlord on how much the lease extension should cost for our flat in Twickenham. Can we issue an application to the Residential Property Tribunal Service?

Where there is a missing landlord or if there is disagreement about what the lease extension should cost, under the relevant legislation you can apply to the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) to assess the premium.

An example of a Lease Extension matter before the tribunal for a Twickenham flat is Ground Floor Flat 91 Bath Road in May 2009. in a case where the freeholder could not be traced, the Brentford County Court ordered that the Lease be surrendered in return for the grant of a new lease of the Premises at a premium determined by the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal. The tribunal concluded that the price payable by the Applicant for the new lease of the premises be £15,900 This case affected 1 flat. The unexpired term as at the valuation date was 60.45 years.

To what extent are Twickenham conveyancing solicitors duty bound by the Law Society to publish clear conveyancing costs?

Inbuilt into the Solicitors Code of Conduct are specific rules and regulations as to how the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) allow solicitors to publicise their fees to clients.The Law Society have a practice note giving advice on how to publicise transparent charges to avoid breaching any such rule. Practice notes are not legal advice issued by the Law Society and is not to be interpreted as the only standard of good practice a conveyancing solicitor should adhere to. The Practice Note does, nevertheless, constitute the Law Society’s view of acceptable practice for publicising conveyancing charges, and accordingly it’s a recommended read for any solicitor or conveyancer in Twickenham or further afield.

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Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Twickenham regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Twickenham specialising in commercial conveyancing in Twickenham. This will likely include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Read & Co, 108 Sherland Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4HD
  • Directus, 5th Floor, Regal House, 70 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3QS
  • Forman Welch & Bellamys, 23 London Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3SX
  • Stone Rowe Brewer Llp, Stone House, 12-13 Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3NJ
  • The Srb Trustee Company Limited, Stone House, 12-13 Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3NJ

Domestic Licensed Conveyancers in Twickenham regulated by the CLC

Please be aware that the listed conveyancers do not limit their work for conveyancing in Twickenham but also conveyancing across England and Wales.
  • Clay & Co Limited, First Floor, TW11 0HE
  • J Scollan & Co Property Lawyers, First Floor Canal Court, TW8 8JA
  • Property Transfer Co-ordination Ptc, Corner House, KT1 2NR
  • Stratega Law Ltd, Bldg 3 Chiswick Park, W4 5YA
  • Ldn Conveyancing Ltd, 3 Acton Hill Mews, W3 9QN

Planning law solicitors in Twickenham regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Twickenham specialising in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including making sure people do what the planning regulations say
  • Sjs Law Limited, Unit 8, Kew Bridge Piazza, 8 Kew Bridge Road, London, TW8 0FL
  • Starck Uberoi Solicitors Limited, 45 St. Mary's Road, London, London, W5 5RG
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE
  • Pegasus Solicitors Limited, 60 High Street, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4EZ
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB

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