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What Is Property Conveyancing? Why Do I Need a Property Conveyancing Solicitor?

Conveyancing is the legal transfer of property from one owner to another. The conveyancing process, if properly carried out by conveyancing solicitors, ensures that the purchaser actually owns all the property, land and rights that have been paid for.

Selling your house (conveyancing) i.e. the legal process involved in selling your house is relatively straightforward and you may wish to have a look at our guide to moving.

The Law Society Gazette of 20 August 2009 says:-
“Conveyancing Solicitors were given a resounding vote of confidence by the public this week as unpublished research seen by the Gazette revealed ‘stratospheric’ levels of satisfaction among consumers…

The most popular factor for consumers in choosing a solicitor was whether they had used them before, followed by a recommendation from someone they knew…

Of those who had instructed a conveyancing solicitor in the past 5 years, 80% said they were fairly (23%) or very (57%) likely to go back to them in the future…

[Chairman] of the Law Society’s conveyancing and land law committee, said solicitors generally give very good service and standards improved year on year.”