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Reasons to use our Walworth conveyancing solicitors

  • 1 Walworth solicitors work in conjunction with Walworth estate agents, property finders, surveyors, banks and other professionals to ensure that a quality service is provided to home movers every step of the way, ensuring the smoothest, most stress-free process possible
  • 2 The organisations shown on our web pages have a variation of conveyancing solicitors, legal executives and support staff handling thousands of conveyancing matters annually.
  • 3 Regardless other sites inform you it may be necessary to pop into your lawyer to execute documents. There are various parties with involved in a house sale without needing to include the postman into the pot.
  • 4 Excellent communication together with a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should seek when selecting conveyancing solicitors. Walworth property deals can be made significantly more stressful as a result of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers listed ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments instantly.
  • 5 Walworth solicitors have a crucial edge when it comes to Walworth conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that can impact your conveyancing

Examples of recent conveyancing in Walworth since February 2022*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Walworth

How up to date is your database of Walworth solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel? Do Clydesdale send you an updated list?

Walworth conveyancing firms themselves provide us confirmation that they are on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel as opposed to being supplied with a list from Clydesdale directly.

Should my solicitor be making enquiries about flooding as part of the conveyancing in Walworth.

The risk of flooding is if increasing concern for solicitors dealing with homes in Walworth. There are those who buy a house in Walworth, fully expectant that at some time, it may suffer from flooding. However, leaving to one side the physical destruction, where a house is at risk of flooding, it may be difficult to obtain a mortgage, suitable insurance cover, or sell the premises. There are steps that can be taken during the course of a property purchase to forewarn the purchaser.

Solicitors are not qualified to impart advice on flood risk, but there are a various checks that can be carried out by the purchaser or by their lawyers which should give them a better appreciation of the risks in Walworth. The standard information given to a buyer’s solicitor (where the Conveyancing Protocol is adopted) includes a usual question of the owner to find out if the property has suffered from flooding. If flooding has previously occurred which is not revealed by the owner, then a buyer may issue a legal claim for losses stemming from an misleading response. A purchaser’s conveyancers may also carry out an enviro search. This should indicate if there is a recorded flood risk. If so, additional inquiries will need to be conducted.

I moved into my home on 16 February and the transaction details is not yet registered. Any reason for this? My conveyancing solicitor in Walworth said it should be formalised in a couple of weeks. Are properties in Walworth uniquely lengthy to register?

As far as conveyancing in Walworth is concerned, registration is no quicker or slower than the rest of England and Wales. As opposed to being determined by geographic area, timeframes can differ subject to the party submitting the application, whether there are errors and whether the Land registry need to notify any third parties. At present in the region of 80% of such applications are fully dealt with within two weeks but some can be subject to longer hold-ups. Historically registration is effected after the purchaser is living at the property therefore registration formalities is not typically an essential issue but where there is a degree of urgency associated with the registration then you or your solicitor must communicate with the Registry to express the reasoning for the application to be prioritised.

Given that I am about to part with over three hundred thousand on a two bedroom apartment in Walworth I wish to have a conversation with the solicitor about myconveyancing before giving the go ahead to the firm. Can this be arranged?

This is something that we encourage - we would be pleased to talk to you we do not take any clients on without you speaking to the solicitor who will be conducting your conveyancing in Walworth.There is no ‘factory style conveyancing’ - every client is unique individual, not a matter number. The practices that we put you in touch with believe that the figure you are provided with for residential conveyancing in Walworth should be the amount on the final invoice that you end up paying.

Back In 2002, I bought a leasehold house in Walworth. Conveyancing and Birmingham Midshires mortgage are in place. A letter has just been received from someone claiming to own the freehold. Attached was a ground rent demand for rent dating back to 1996. The conveyancing solicitor in Walworth who acted for me is not around. Any advice?

First make enquiries of HMLR to make sure that the individual purporting to own the freehold is in fact the registered owner of the freehold reversion. You do not need to incur the fees of a Walworth conveyancing solicitor to do this as it can be done on-line for less than a fiver. You should note that regardless, even if this is the rightful freeholder, under the Limitation Act 1980 no more than 6 years of rent can be collected.

We have reached the end of our tether in trying to purchase the freehold in Walworth. Can the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal adjudicate on premiums?

if there is a absentee freeholder or if there is dispute about the premium for a lease extension, under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 you can apply to the LVT to make a decision on the amount due.

An example of a Freehold Enfranchisement decision for a Walworth property is 28 Valmar Road in June 2013. this was a case with an absentee freeholder. As a result the leaseholders applied to the Lambeth County Court for an order dispensing with the giving of a notice of claim. On 25 April 2013 District Judge Zimmels made a vesting order and directed that the matter should be transferred to this tribunal to determine the premium. The tribunal concluded on a figure of £1,125 This case was in relation to 3 flats. The remaining number of years on the lease was 968 years.

We are about to purchasing a apartment in Walworth. Conveyancing is not complete but we wish to keep the amount we are are buying for confidential from sites such as Rightmove. How do I ensure this is not noted?

HMLR as a matter of law obliged to note price paid data on a register of the title for residential properties countrywide which includes premises in Walworth. The register of title is a public document, so HMLR would be breaching their statutory obligations if they did not permit access to the register.

You can make a request of HM Land Registry to hide the amount paid entry however the response will be in the negative.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Walworth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Murrays Partnership, 94-96 Walworth Road, London, SE1 6SW
  • Bestway Solicitors, 51, Camberwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SE5 0EZ
  • Charles Hill & Co Solicitors, 7-13 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EZ
  • Hockfield And Co, 41 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London, SE11 4PQ
  • Lisa's Law Ltd, 13 London Road, London, SE1 6JZ

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Walworth

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Walworth specialising in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This could include advice on service charge disputes and the right to manage

  • Charles Hill & Co Solicitors, 7-13 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EZ
  • Bestway Solicitors, 51, Camberwell Road, London, United Kingdom, SE5 0EZ
  • Hockfield And Co, 41 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London, SE11 4PQ
  • Lisa's Law Ltd, 13 London Road, London, SE1 6JZ
  • Jeff-leonard Solicitors, 16 Oakley Place, London, SE1 5AD

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Walworth regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in Walworth specialising in commercial conveyancing in Walworth. This could include advice on commercial leases including all matters relating to landlord and tenant law
  • Murrays Partnership, 94-96 Walworth Road, London, SE1 6SW
  • Charles Hill & Co Solicitors, 7-13 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EZ
  • Hockfield And Co, 41 Reedworth Street, Kennington, London, SE11 4PQ
  • Lisa's Law Ltd, 13 London Road, London, SE1 6JZ
  • The Sports Integrity Initiative Ltd, Unit L.f. The Leathermarket, Weston Street, London, SE1 3ER

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

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