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  • 1 We are the UKs most comprehensive residential conveyancing directory service identifying lender approved law firms carrying out conveyancing in Wandsworth governed by the SRA or Council of Licensed Conveyancers.
  • 2 Wandsworth solicitor are the key to a successful Wandsworth conveyancing experience, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your transaction
  • 3 Retaining the services of a local Solicitor usually results in a more personal touch. Sometimes when dealing with a large conveyancing firm, you tend to be looked after by a team of people who check what is happening on the file by determining whether the ‘computers says no’.
  • 4 This site is the first site that enables you the facility to ensure that your property ownership legalities in Wandsworth will be conducted by a law firm on your bank authorised panel.
  • 5 On the balance of probabilities the the solicitors for the other party are based in Wandsworth - if so both parties are likely to be on good working terms

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wandsworth since October 2020*

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wandsworth

As someone not used to the Wandsworth conveyancing process what’s your top tip you can impart concerning the ownership transfer in Wandsworth

You may not hear this from too many lawyers but conveyancing in Wandsworth or throughout South West London is often a confrontational experience. Put another way, when it comes to conveyancing there is an abundance of opportunity for friction between you and other parties involved in the ownership transfer. E.g., the vendor, selling agent and on occasion your lender. Appointing a law firm for your conveyancing in Wandsworth is a critical decision as your conveyancer is your adviser, and is the ONLY person in the process whose role it is to look after your legal interests and to keep you safe.

There is a definite ongoing adversarial element to conveyancing- someone has to be blamed for the process being so protracted. You your first instinct should be to trust your conveyancer ahead of the other parties in the conveyancing process.

I am told that my conveyancing solicitors will need to check that the building insurance for my purchase of a house in Wandsworth. My lender is Accord Mortgages

Accord Mortgages have specific requirements as set out in the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook. As of 17/1/2021, the requirements read as follows :

I am due to move property in April. Does my conveyancing solicitor liaise with the removal company on the day of completion. As an aside, can you put forward a removal company in Wandsworth. Conveyancing firm was found prior to coming across your page.

On the day of completion you can pick up the keys from your property agent but this should only occur once the previous owners solicitors advise the agent that they have the completion monies and the keys can be collected. Subsequently you can inform the removal men that you are ready to move in. As a matter of policy we do not suggest a particular removal company but can help you choose a conveyancing in Wandsworth or a firm with expertise in conveyancing in Wandsworth.

We expect to receive a OIP from Clydesdale this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc). Do Clydesdale recommend any Wandsworth solicitors on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently?

You will need to appoint Wandsworth solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Clydesdale conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and Clydesdale through the process.

My partner and I are in the throws of viewing houses in Wandsworth and I am now considering a potential offer. Is it wise to have my lawyer on ‘stand by’? I will be getting a home loan with Leeds Building Society.

It would be prudent to start your search sooner rather than later. After you have chosen your lawyer and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their contact information on to the estate agent. Given that you are getting a mortgage with Leeds Building Society, ask your prospective lawyers if they are on the Leeds Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.

What does a local search inform me about the property my wife and I purchasing in Wandsworth?

Wandsworth conveyancing often commences with the applying for local authority searches directly from your local Authority or through a personal search company for example Onsearch The local search plays a central part in many a Wandsworth conveyancing purchase; as long as you wish to avoid any unpleasant surprises after you move into your property. The search will reveal information on, amongst other things, details on planning applications relevant to the property (whether granted or refused), building control history, any enforcement action, restrictions on permitted development, nearby road schemes, contaminated land and radon gas; in all a total of 13 topic headings.

Are there restrictive covenants that are commonly identified during conveyancing in Wandsworth?

Covenants that are restrictive in nature can be picked up when reviewing land registry title as part of the legal transfer of property in Wandsworth. An 1874 stipulation that was seen was ‘The houses to be erected on the estate are each to be of a uniform elevation in accordance with the drawings to be prepared or approved by the vendor’s surveyor…’

For various reasons I am not able to attend my Wandsworth conveyancing solicitors office to execute documents connected to my conveyancing in Wandsworth – is this a problem?

No. Wandsworth conveyancing lawyers can handle conveyancing transactions for clients wider afield. You are unlikely to be required to meet your lawyer in the flesh at a Wandsworth conveyancers office. They can deal with all communications remotely from their Wandsworth premises.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wandsworth regulated by the SRA

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

  • Murray Hay Solicitors, 3 Eastfields Avenue, Riverside Quarter, London, London, SW18 1GN
  • Stirling Ackroyd Legal Llp, 4 Stephendale Yard, Stephendale Road, London, SW6 2LR
  • Wixted & Co Limited, 57 Putney Bridge Road, London, SW18 1NP
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Irving Caplin & Co, 1 College Mews, St Ann's Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2SJ

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wandsworth regulated by the SRA

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wandsworth practicing in commercial conveyancing in Wandsworth. This should include advice on re-mortgaging commercial property
  • Murray Hay Solicitors, 3 Eastfields Avenue, Riverside Quarter, London, London, SW18 1GN
  • Stirling Ackroyd Legal Llp, 4 Stephendale Yard, Stephendale Road, London, SW6 2LR
  • Wixted & Co Limited, 57 Putney Bridge Road, London, SW18 1NP
  • Southfields Solicitors Limited, 1 West Hill, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1RB
  • Hanne & Co, The Candle Factory, 112 York Road, Battersea, London, London, SW11 3RS

Planning law solicitors in Wandsworth regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wandsworth practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including applications about listed buildings and conservation areas
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Techlawyer Limited, 22 Groveside Court, Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RQ
  • Russell - Cooke Llp, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE

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