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Logical reasons to use our service to help you choose a local conveyancing solicitor in Wimbledon

  • 1 Low cost packages from online conveyancers might seem attractive. However, these companies are often based many miles away with limited appreciation of the factors that impact property transactions in Wimbledon
  • 2 Wimbledon solicitors work in partnership with Wimbledon estate agents, developers, surveyors, mortgage companies and other professionals to make sure that the highest level of service is offered to buyers and sellers every step of the way, helping make the process as straightforward as possible
  • 3 Wimbledon conveyancer are the linchpin to a successful Wimbledon home move, keeping the process under control. They are on your side throughout, offering dedicated advice for the duration of your conveyancing
  • 4 Wimbledon solicitors have a significant advantage when it comes to Wimbledon conveyancing as they have valuable local knowledge of local authority requirements, planning policies and other matters that will affect your home move
  • 5 Wimbledon conveyancers are likely to be familiar with the local Land Registry Office, Local Authority and estate agents

Examples of recent conveyancing in Wimbledon since August 2021*

Disposal

of semi residence, Lodge Avenue, SW14 8PQ completing on 25/08/2021 at a price of £692,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the seller for signature in readiness for completion, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and signed transfer to purchaser’s conveyancer

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of terraced premises, Church Avenue, SW14 8NN completing on 25/08/2021 at a price of £1,015,000. The legal transfer of property included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, setting up the completion formalities

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Wimbledon

I plan on buying an apartment in Wimbledon. My property lawyer is not on the bank conveyancing panel. Am I still permitted to use my Wimbledon conveyancing solicitor even though they are excluded from the mortgage company approved list?

You must have a conveyancer to deal with the formalities when you need a mortgage to buy your home. The conveyancer will conduct all the appropriate investigations on the property, make sure that you’re registered as proprietor and ensure that all the required mortgage paperwork is in order. You may select a Wimbledon solicitor of your choice. However, if the conveyancer selected is not on the mortgage company conveyancing panel further costs will be incurred as separate legal representation will be required by them. Lender panel applications may be submitted, so where your solicitor has not in the past sought membership they should take the opportunity to apply.

Can your site be used to find a Conveyancing solicitor in Wimbledon even where I’m not buying or selling a house, for example if I intend to acquire a shop in Wimbledon with a mortgage from Bank of Ireland?

Our comparison service is predominantly utilised to help choose residential conveyancing solicitors in Wimbledon but we have set out towards the bottom of this page a selection of Wimbledon commercial conveyancing firms. You should make contact with the solicitors directly to establish if they can also act for Bank of Ireland

We're in Wimbledon, FTBs purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Lloyds , and our lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?

The fact that your lawyer is on the Lloyds conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no solicitor should guarantee a timeframe for your conveyancing, due to third parties outside of your control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain.

I used Action Conveyancing a few years past for my conveyancing in Wimbledon. I now require my papers however the law firm is no longer operating. What do I do?

Do contact 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 Wimbledon 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.

Just had an offer accepted on a new build apartment in Wimbledon. Conveyancing is necessary evil at the best of times but I have never purchased a new build flat before. What sort of enquires would be asked in new build legal work.

Set out below is a sample of a few leasehold new build questions that you can expect your new-build leasehold conveyancing in Wimbledon

    Will the freehold then be transferred for a nominal consideration (not exceeding £100) to the Management Company? Where there is an Undertaking being granted there is the risk of forfeiture of the Headlease subject to relief if one or more of the Underlessees are willing to accept the original Head Lessee’s obligations as otherwise relief will be denied to the Underlessees. The only alternatives are the Head Lessor agreeing not to forfeit the Headlease or the Head Lessee guaranteeing to the Underlessees that it will not be in breach of the Headlease. Please supply a car parking plan. Investor purchasers must be able to freely grant unsecured tenancies at market rents without requiring any consents. Will control of the Management Company (if any) be handed over to purchasers on completion of the last sale or earlier?

Should I choose a Wimbledon conveyancing practitioner based in the area that I am purchasing? We have a good friend who can carry out the conveyancing however they are based over three hundred kilometers drive away.

The benefit of a local Wimbledon conveyancing firm is that you can visit the firm to execute paperwork, present your identification documents and pester them where appropriate. Having local Wimbledon know how is a benefit. That being said it's more important to get someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If if people you trust used your friend and on the whole were happy that should outweigh using an unknown Wimbledon conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being Wimbledon based.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Wimbledon regulated by the SRA

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

  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Peacock & Co, 94 High Street, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 5EG
  • Broome Palmer Solicitors, Eldon Park House, 43 Church Road, London, SW19 5DQ
  • Paton Walsh Laundy, 22-24 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DD
  • Black Stone Solicitors, The Courtyard, 7 Francis Grove, London, SW19 4DW

Commercial Conveyancing solicitors in Wimbledon regulated by the SRA

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wimbledon practicing in commercial conveyancing in Wimbledon. This will likely include advice on buying or selling a shop, pub, restaurant, office, retail unit
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Peacock & Co, 94 High Street, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 5EG
  • Dowse Baxter Solicitors Limited, 79a High Street, Wimbledon Village, London, SW19 5EG
  • Broome Palmer Solicitors, Eldon Park House, 43 Church Road, London, SW19 5DQ
  • Paton Walsh Laundy, 22-24 Worple Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DD

Planning law solicitors in Wimbledon regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The firms listed below are a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Wimbledon practicing in planning law. This could include advice on tree preservation orders
  • Wsm (solicitors) Llp, Woodcock House, Gibbard Mews, 37-38 High Street, Wimbledon, London, SW19 5BY
  • Capsticks Solicitors Llp, 1 St. Georges Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 4DR
  • Gregsons, St Christophers House, 19 Tabor Grove, London, SW19 4EX
  • Ashworths Solicitors Llp, The Old Exchange, 12 Compton Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19 7QD
  • Jeremy Marozzi & Co Solicitors, 12 Merton Park Parade, Wimbledon, London, SW19 3NT

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

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