Conveyancing solicitors in Southwark
If you are looking for a conveyancing solicitor in Southwark we can help you. Our conveyancing solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly conveyancing service to clients in Southwark, throughout Greater London and all over England, Wales and beyond.
If you are buying a detached house in Southwark, selling a terraced house in Dulwich, downsizing to a bungalow in Borough, or buying to let in Bermondsey, we can help you with your conveyancing.
Why should you use Bird and Co Solicitors for your conveyancing in Southwark?
We offer a friendly, modern and efficient service. If you want to deal with proper lawyers who are friendly and approachable, our team can help you.
You will have a direct line straight through to your legal team, and direct email addresses. You can guarantee that your query will reach the right people, whether you want to ask about search fees in Southwark, drainage and water fees in Greater London or something else.
"The team always provided me with clear, pragmatic and commercially viable advice with efficient and focused communication."
We're a Conveyancing Quality Scheme accredited firm providing conveyancing to clients in Southwark. This is a guarantee that our processes and procedures have been approved, that we operate to a certain standard, and is a mark of the excellence of our service approved by the Law Society, the body which represents solicitors throughout England and Wales.
We are on the panel for most major lenders, and many smaller ones too. Whether you want to use your local Building Society in Greater London or one of the larger corporates, chances are we have you covered.
In short, you get an excellent conveyancing service at an affordable price. You don't have the risk of going to the cheapest providers, most of whom aren't solicitors; instead you get a great service from proper lawyers.
Why don't you need a conveyancer based in Southwark?
In the old days you used your local solicitor. You would visit their office in the centre of Southwark, and all documents would be hand-produced and posted or delivered by hand.
That service came at a price, but the truth is that it is no longer needed. With modern technology such as scanning, emailing and even Skype or Facetime video calls there is no need to use your local solicitor. Your conveyancer can be based anywhere and still provide a great service - even if he or she is in an office many miles away from Southwark or perhaps not even in Greater London.
We have successfully dealt with thousands of conveyancing transactions all over the country, even with clients from the other side of the world. It is not unknown for us to talk to clients outside the UK using Skype, and once we had clients in Thailand talking to us through an interpreter in New Zealand!
There will be no need for you to visit our offices or hand deliver documents. You need never leave Southwark - our conveyancers will talk you through the process via phone and email, and everything works just as smoothly as it would if we were just down the road.
Online Conveyancing in Southwark
There isn't really any such thing as online conveyancing. Clients come to us for conveyancing in Southwark, Dulwich, Bermondsey and all sorts of other places, having first found us via our website.
After that, the relationship between you and your conveyancer is the same as any other. We have the same professional obligations towards you, and deal with your conveyancing file in the same way.
It might feel like online conveyancing because you can talk to us through email on your computer, but really it is proper conveyancing.
Search Fees in Southwark
Every local authority is different. We use an excellent, trusted national search provider, which means we can provide searches to clients in Southwarkand all over the country, knowing that we will get a product we're happy with and which we know is properly insured and protects your interests.
What is the process to instruct us for your conveyancing?
First, fill in our conveyancing quote form for conveyancing in Southwark. You can find the links at the top of this page.
Our helpful conveyancing support team will then guide you through the initial stages, and once your conveyancing file is opened your Southwark conveyancing solicitor and their small team will deal with the legal side of the conveyancing transaction. You'll be given direct contact details for your conveyancing lawyers and they'll keep in touch with you every step of the way.
Whether you're moving to Southwark or away from Southwark to somewhere else, our conveyancing team can help you do so with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience.
Fees for conveyancing in Southwark
Our fees are transparent and, so long as the situation does not change (for example so long as your property doesn't turn out to be leasehold when we thought it was freehold) the fee we quote is the fee you will be charged.
We don't add extras on for things like photocopying, postage, or the like. Those are our overheads and we don't pass them on to you.
All our conveyancing fees are dependent on the nature and value of the transaction, so we naturally charge a bit more for more complicated and high value work. However, the fee charged will be the same for a customer in Newcastle as it would be for someone in London, or indeed in Southwark.
There are some aspects of our conveyancing fees which we can't change. Fees charged by other bodies such as HM Land Registry, or by HMRC for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) are out of our control.
Introduction to Southwark
The London Borough of Southwark is in South London, and forms part of Inner London. Southwark is connected by bridges across the River Thames to the City of London.
Southwark houses part of the South Bank within the Borough and is home to London Bridge terminal station and the attractions of The Shard, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and Borough Market that are the largest of the venues in Southwark to draw domestic and international tourism. Dulwich is home to the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Imperial War Museum.
There are a number of well thought of educational establishments located in the area including London South Bank University, University of the Arts and the largest university teaching hospital in Europe, King's College London. Dulwich College is a prestigious school also situated in the heart of the Borough.
Southwalk has many good transport links that make it easily accessable to the city of London and beyond. Major roads include the A201, A202 and A2 into London. There are also a number of tube and railway stations in the locality, The Bakerloo Line, Jubilee Line and Northern Line all run through the borough.
There are also some lovely open spaces in the borough of Southwark including Southwark Park, Burgess Park and Dulwich Park.