Property

Property

We offer legal advice and assistance in the sale and purchase of residential and commercial property, including, land, garages, shops, and businesses at a very competitive fee.

For our client’s convenience and peace of mind we offer the following facilities: –

  • Extended opening hours
  • Weekend appointments if possible
  • SMS or a prompt call before & after every key stage
  • Competitive Fees
  • E-mail and call return as soon as possible
  • Information given in a clear and simple manner, minimising legal jargon
  • Shariah compliant services
  • Our conveyancing work is undertaken by dedicated and experienced solicitors and caseworkers

We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, so your transaction is always protected.

We normally work on a fixed fee basis in conveyancing matters. We have been informed by our clients that our fees are reasonable and comparatively lower than other solicitors in the locality. Our fees are dependent on the type of work undertaken and the circumstances of the case. Please see below our fees for more details.

Conveyancing Fees

Residential Property

Transaction Fees plus Disbursements**
Sale of Residential Property
Legal Fee From £600.00* plus VAT
To redeem the mortgage/charge £100.00 plus VAT (per mortgage/charge if applicable)
To deal with the electronic money transfer £50.00 plus VAT
To deal with postage and packaging £25.00 plus VAT
Contribution towards our Professional Indemnity Insurance £100.00
Purchase of Residential Property
Legal Fee From £700.00* plus VAT
To deal with the electronic money transfer £50.00 plus VAT
To deal with postage and packaging £25.00 plus VAT
Contribution towards our Professional Indemnity Insurance £100.00
Transfer of property within the family (for no consideration)
£500.00 plus VAT

*If the value of the property is more than £500,000 then our fee will be increased by £100.00 per additional £100,000.00 increase in purchase/selling price. In addition, please note that if you are purchasing/selling a Leasehold property we will charge an additional 50% of our fee stated above.

Commercial property

Transaction Legal Fee plus Disbursements** Other Fees
Assignment of a Lease acting for Assignor/Seller £750.00 plus VAT

To deal with electronic money transfer: £50.00 plus VAT (per transfer)

To deal with postage and packaging: £25.00 plus VAT

Your contribution towards our Professional Indemnity Insurance £100.00

Assignment of a Lease acting for Assignee/Buyer £950.00 plus VAT
Assignment of a Lease acting for Landlord £1,350.00 plus VAT
Grant of New Lease acting for Tenant £1,150.00 plus VAT
Grant of New Lease acting for Landlord £1,350.00 plus VAT

Please note if the value of the property is more than £500,000 then our fee will be increased by £100.00 per additional £100,000.00 increase in purchase price.

If we are required to prepare a Rent Deposit Deed, our additional fee will be £500.00 plus VAT.

**Disbursements – Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process. There are certain disbursements which will be set out in the individual lease relating to the Property. Some of the disbursements which we anticipate will apply are set out separately below.

  • HM Land Registry fee for Office Copies: £3.00 per document
  • HM Land Registry fee for priority: £3.00
  • HM Land Registry fee registration: This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using the link https://www.gov.uk/guidance/hm-land-registry-registration-services-fees
  • Stamp Duty or Land Tax: This depends on the purchase price of your property. You can calculate the amount you will need to pay by using HMRC’s website or if the property is located in Wales by using the Welsh Revenue Authority’s website here.

This list is not exhaustive and other disbursements may apply depending on the transaction, however we advise you on the specific fees upon instruction.

Our fees are based on the assumption that:

  1. This is a standard transaction and that no unforeseen matters arise including for example (but not limited to) a defect in title which requires remedying prior to completion or the preparation of additional documents ancillary to the main transaction
  2. The transaction is concluded in a timely manner and no unforeseen complication arise
  3. All parties to the transaction are co-operative and there is no unreasonable delay
  4. No indemnity policies are required
  5. The property is registered

Our standard hourly rates are as follows: –

Solicitor Grade Hourly Rates
A – Solicitors and legal executives with over 8 years’ experience £350.00
B – Solicitors and legal executives with over 4 years’ experience £300.00
C- Other solicitors or legal executives and fee earners with 1 to 4 years’ experience £250.00
D – Trainee solicitors, paralegals and other fee earners £180.00

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