Finally the sale completed on my house in Barons Court last June yet the purchaser is Skype messaging me complaining that their lawyer needs to hear from mysolicitor. What should my lawyer have done now that I have sold?
Following your sale your lawyer should forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the purchaser's lawyers. Depending on the transaction, your lawyer should also confirm that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been redeemed to the purchasers conveyancers. There are no post completion tasks just for conveyancing in Barons Court.
Is there a search tool that I can use to check that the solicitor handling my conveyancing in Barons Court is on the bank’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Britannia thus paying £187.00 plus VAT in additional legal fees.
Please do make the most of the search tool on this site. Please choose the lender and type ‘Barons Court’ or your preferred area and you will discover numerous solicitors based in Barons Court or nearest you.
My colleague recommended that if I am buying in Barons Court I should ask my conveyancer to perform a Neighbourhood, Planning and Local Amenity Search. What does it cover?
A search of this type is sometimes quoted for as part of the standard Barons Court conveyancing searches. It is a large document of more than thirty pages, listing and detailing important information about Barons Court around the property and the people living there. It incorporates an Aerial Photograph, Planning Applications, Land Use, Mobile Phone Masts, Rights of Way, the Barons Court Housing Market, Council Tax Banding, the demographics of People living in the area, the dominant type of Housing, the Average House Prices, Crime statistics, Local Education with plans and statistics, Local Amenities and other useful data regarding Barons Court.
I have been sourcing a conveyancing solicitor in Barons Court for my home move. Is there any facility to see a solicitor's complaints history with the legal regulator?
One can search for presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions stemming from inquisitions from 2008 onwards. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records Pre 2008, or to check a solicitors history, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 any week day save for Tuesday when lines open at 9.30am. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator sometimes monitor telephone calls for training requirements.
What do I do if I am not happy with the conveyancer who did my conveyancing in Barons Court?
We live in an imperfect world, and unfortunately every so often matters do not go as planned. Nevertheless there is recourse if you were dissatisfied with your conveyancing in Barons Court. This varies from trying to resolve matters directly with them, through to reporting a lawyer to their regulator. If things still aren’t resolved you may consider enlisting the help of the Legal Ombudsman.