We are obliged by the Solicitors Regulation Authority transparency rules to give you the following information:
We charge fixed fees for our conveyancing work. As well as our fees we will add to our bill disbursements which we will take off you and then pay over to third parties. On average we charge £500.00 plus VAT for both purchases and sales. This figure is subject to variation in relation to individual quotes. Please telephone either David Lewis or Neil Richards to give you a specific quote. Usual disbursements are for example in purchases Local Authority, drainage and mining searches which come in at approximately £140.00, Land Registry fees which are dependent on the price of the property (for example the registration of a property between £100,000.00 and £200,000.00 if previously registered is £95.00). We also charge for an electronic transmission of money in the sum of £20.00 plus VAT per transfer. These are examples but we will set out in full in our initial letter to you the exact cost by way of Solicitor’s fees, VAT and disbursements that we will charge you at the end of the transaction.
For mortgages and re-mortgages we charge £350.00 plus VAT plus any necessary disbursements which will be quoted for at the inception of the transaction.
If you are not happy about our conduct of any matter which we undertake on your behalf then please complain to us. If you are not satisfied with the response which we give you then you are entitled to refer the matter to either the Legal Ombudsman or to the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
To complain to these bodies you will need to do as follows:
To contact the Legal Ombudsman:
To contact the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Visit their website – www.sra.org.uk/consumers
Our Solicitors Regulation Authority number is 444167.