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Top reasons to use our service to assist you find a high street conveyancing solicitor in West Kensington

  • 1 Conveyancer conveyancing lawyers have very good personal connections with West Kensington selling agents and work very closely with them and local surveyors so as to ensure transactions proceed expeditiously.
  • 2 The West Kensington conveyancing firms that we work with are committed to supplying the most cost, efficient and accessible conveyancing service to purchasers, sellers and remortgagors in West Kensington
  • 3 Our site offers most comprehensive domestic conveyancing directory service identifying mortgage company approved property lawyers carrying out conveyancing in West Kensington who are regulated by the SRA or CLC.
  • 4 Cut price packages from online conveyancers might be tempting. However, these organisations are often located many kilometers away with limited understanding of the factors that impact property transactions in West Kensington
  • 5 Excellent communication and a wealth of expertise are key benefits that you should look for when selecting conveyancing solicitors. West Kensington property deals can become significantly more complicated because of lack of transparency between all the parties. The lawyers we work with ensure that communication channels are open and act on arising issues and developments quickly.

Examples of recent conveyancing in West Kensington since May 2019*

Transfer

of flat Castletown Road W14 9HF, at buying price of £480,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, agreeing completion date with parties

Disposal

of flat Castletown Road W14 9HF, at buying price of £525,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities

Purchase

of apartment Fitzjames Avenue W14 0RY, at a price of £1,650,000. Leasehold conveyancing work included: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in preparation for completion, agreeing completion date with parties, setting up the completion formalities

Transfer

of apartment Fitzgeorge Avenue W14 0SZ, at sale consideration of £460,000. Leasehold conveyancing included: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in West Kensington

Am I correct in assuming that the fact that my conveyancer in West Kensington is not identified on my lender's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of her conveyancing?

That would more than likely be a wrong assumption to make. There are plenty of plausible explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator revealed 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The most common reasons for removal are: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the solicitor is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should simply call the West Kensington conveyancing practice and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

I am under pressure from the mortgagee in possession of a property in West Kensington to complete within four weeks. What can I do to speed up the conveyancing process?

First, If you are under a tight deadline to sign contracts it is highly recommended that your conveyancer is familiar with the location as they will make use of local relationships and insight. It is even conceivable that they may have handled previoushouses in the same neighbourhood. You would be best advised to use a West Kensington conveyancing firm. Second, be sure that the lawyer is on the on the approved list for your mortgage company. It is said that just under twenty per cent of West Kensington conveyancing deals are delayed or jeopardised after finding out that a purchaser’s solicitor was not on their banks list of approved solicitors. This can often result in the legal transfer of property being frustrated by an average of 21 days. It is claimed that this issue impacts in the region of one hundred thousand home sales every year. Almost all West Kensington conveyancing practices can not act for certain mortgage companies so do check at the outset.

I am looking to buy a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in West Kensington who is on the National Westminster Bank conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a solicitor?

Our service is limited to being a directory service for firms who wish to listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for National Westminster Bank in certain locations such as West Kensington. We dont recommend any particular firm.

Despite weeks of looking the Title Certificate and documents to our home are lost. The conveyancers who did the conveyancing in West Kensington 10 years ago no longer exist. Will I be able to sell the house?

Gone are the days when you need to have the physical deeds to evidence that you are the registered proprietor of land or property, given that the Land Registry hold details of all registered land or property electronically.

How straightforward is it to use the search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing lawyer in West Kensington on the approved list for my lender?

1st select a lender such as National Westminster Bank, The Royal Bank of Scotland or Bank of Ireland then type in your location a common one being West Kensington. Conveyancing organisations in West Kensington and nationally should be shown.

I need to instruct a conveyancing solicitor in West Kensington for my remortgage. Is there any facility to review a firm’s complaints history with the legal regulator?

Members of the public can find documented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) determinations stemming from investigations commenced on or after Jan 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a firm's history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. For non-uk callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator may monitor telephone calls for training purposes.

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Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in West Kensington

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Kensington practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This may include advice on Court proceedings for possession

  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • George Anthony Andrews, 74 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London, W8 6NX
  • Paul Hampton Solicitors, 72 Hammersmith Road, London, London, W14 8TH
  • Whatley & Co, 42 Sinclair Road, London, W14 0NH
  • Mils Solicitors, Flat 27b The Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road, London, SW5 9HW

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in West Kensington regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a small selection of solicitors in West Kensington specialising in commercial conveyancing in West Kensington. This will likely include advice on buying and selling small and large scale commercial property and agricultural land
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • George Anthony Andrews, 74 Pembroke Road, Kensington, London, W8 6NX
  • Gardiners Solicitors, 19-21 North End Road, West Kensington, London, W14 8ST
  • R.gibbs Solicitors, Kensington Centre, Fifth Floor, 66 Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UD
  • Paul Hampton Solicitors, 72 Hammersmith Road, London, London, W14 8TH

Planning law solicitors in West Kensington regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in West Kensington practicing in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Hoffman-bokaei Solicitors, Suite 2, Exhibition House, Addison Bridge Place, Hammersmith Road Kensington Olympia, London, London, W14 8XP
  • Parfitt Cresswell, 593-599 Fulham Road, London, London, SW6 5UA
  • Mark Taylor & Company, 310 Harbour Yard, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XD
  • Techlawyer Limited, 22 Groveside Court, Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RQ
  • Sutton-mattocks & Co Llp, 1 Rocks Lane, London, SW13 0DE

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

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