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Moseley Chapman & Skemp solicitors Sutton Coldfield

Residential Conveyancing

An experienced team of local residential conveyancing experts, dedicated to providing the complete service.

Residential Conveyancing and Moving House

Our experienced team of Conveyancers provide the complete service so when your house move takes place it is with the minimum of fuss. We provide services for residential properties of all sizes.

Experienced Conveyancing Team

Our conveyancing team currently consists of 2 Solicitors, 1 Consultant Solicitor and a number of support staff with many years of experience amongst them.

Local Conveyancing Solicitors

Our Conveyancing Solicitors and support staff are supervised by Ms Aman Matharu, who is a Solicitor/Director of the Company.

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Our Conveyancing Solicitors

Aman Matharu – Director & Solicitor

Aman is the head of our team and has more than 18 years’ experience in Conveyancing work. Aman has been working at Moseley Chapman & Skemp for 16 years in the Conveyancing department and has helped many Companies and individuals.

Aman qualified as a solicitor in 2005. She became a Director in 2012.

Aman has also completed several professional development courses in Conveyancing.

Zakir Hussain – Director & Solicitor

Zakir Hussain qualified as a Solicitor in 2015 and previously worked at Moseley Chapman & Skemp Solicitors, returning back in 2012. He has over 15 years Conveyancing experience having previously worked in Conveyancing for various other companies.  He became a Director in 2015.

Sukhbinder Sandhu – Consultant Solicitor

Sukhbinder Sandhu is a Consultant Solicitor who has in excess of 25 years post qualification experience in both residential and commercial Conveyancing. He qualified in 1995 and was previously a Director at Moseley Chapman & Skemp.  He has also worked at different law firms and rejoined Moseley Chapman & Skemp as a Consultant in 2017.

Buying a home

Whether it is buying an older property, a new build, land or a buy to let we are right by your side. Our Conveyancing team will work with you to achieve your goal.

Sell your home

As part of our broad Conveyancing service, we cover house sales, smoothing out any and all issues to ensure your property is sold for you.

Re-mortgaging your home

We have a dedicated team who can help you with the process of refinancing your home. We will advise you on all legal issues guiding you through the process to a positive conclusion.

Expert Advice

We are knowledgeable in all forms of Re-mortgaging, Equity Release and all property-related issues helping you achieve a positive result.

Conveyancing Time Scales

Once you have agreed to purchase our services, we would aim to complete your transaction as soon as is possible. A standard Conveyance takes from 6 – 8 weeks depending on the chain, complexity of the matter and the means of finance. We will update you during the transaction with timescales.

Some of the key stages in a Conveyance include:

  1. Initial Instructions from you
  2. Verifying identity
  3. Dealing with Contract packs
  4. Dealing with enquiries
  5. Reporting on contract documentation
  6. Obtaining signatures to contract documents
  7. Liaising and organizing suitable dates for completion
  8. Requesting funds
  9. Completing transactions
  10. Dealing with post completion works

As mentioned above, the work is carried out by our Solicitors with assistance from the support staff who all have in excess of 10 years post qualification experience.

Conveyancing Costs

Property transactions are different as there are many factors that can affect a transaction and impact how we are to deal with the same. Because every residential conveyancing transaction is different additional fees may be applied in some cases.

Our fees will reflect the particular requirements of your transaction. We would require you to call us so that we can take further information about your transaction and provide you with a full estimate of our legal fees.

In general, once we have obtained information from you, the fees for our conveyancing services, are fixed.  We will add VAT to these fees, currently at 20%.  There may be the odd occasion where we cannot provide you with a fixed fee.  Please note, our current hourly rate for Solicitors and/or Consultants is £195.00 plus VAT.

For your information, please see below for a general idea of our fixed charges.

Purchase or Sale Costs

£0.00 to £150,000- £595 plus VAT
£150,001- £300,000- £695.00 plus VAT
£300,001 – £500,000- £795.00 plus VAT
£500,001 – £750,000- £895.00 plus VAT
£750,001- £ £999,999- £1025 plus VAT

MENU of OPTIONAL Legal Services

Additional Costs that may apply in each case as follows:-

Evidence of change of Title 40+VAT
Mortgage Redemption 125+VAT
Acting on Leasehold or Commonhold properties 200+VAT
CHAPS Transfer re: Mortgage 40+VAT
CHAPS Transfer to pay balance monies to you 40+VAT
Arranging Defective Title Insurance Policy (including; Chancel Repair Insurance & Environmental Contaminated Land Insurance) 50+VAT
Removal of Registered Caution 95+VAT
Discharge of Legal Aid Charge or Second Charge 190+VAT
Statutory Declaration 150+VAT
Dealing with third party lawyer e.g. matrimonial dispute 200+VAT
Key undertaking 50+VAT
Fee for handling a contract race on a sale 125+VAT
Confirmation of Copy Ownership 40+VAT
Leasehold 200+VAT
Acting for Lender – Mortgage 150+VAT
CHAPS Transfer re: Purchase 40+VAT
CHAPS Transfer re: SDLT 40+VAT
SDLT fee (Stamp Duty Land Tax form completion & submission) 75+VAT
Arranging Defective Title Policy (including Chancel Repair Insurance & Environmental Contaminated Land Insurance) 50+VAT
Arranging and procuring Searches via preferred supplier 50+VAT
Deed of Covenant (drafting, engrossing and registering deed) 100+VAT
Statutory Declaration 150+VAT
Dealing with third party lawyer e.g. matrimonial dispute 200+VAT
Key Undertaking 50+VAT
Certificate of Compliance 50+VAT
Transfer of Share Management Company 50+VAT
Registering up to 3 contact addresses and / or restriction re: purchase 50+VAT
Dealing with a gifted deposit 150+VAT
Help to Buy ISA 50+VAT
Life time ISA 75+VAT
Help to buy scheme 250+VAT
New Build Property 150+VAT
Shared Ownership 100+VAT
Acting on a purchase company 150+VAT
Acting on a company / commercial mortgage 250+VAT
Further additional fees:-
Expedition / Auction Properties 250+VAT
Securing second legal charge under New Build ‘Home to Buy’ scheme 150+VAT
Assignment of a Solar Panel Lease and obtaining consents 150+VAT
Acting for a Lender on a Bridging Loan 200+VAT
Deed of Appointment of a New Trustee 150+VAT
Flying Freehold Deed of Mutual Covenant 150+VAT
Transfer of property by way of gift 195+VAT
Drafting a Transfer of Part with rights, reservations and/ or covenants 300+VAT
Removal of registered Caution (each time) 95+VAT
Drafting  Assured Shorthold Tenancy 150+VAT
Drafting additional Contract packages for sale contract race (each) 175+VAT
Cheque returned unpaid / stopped at customer request 35+VAT
Cheque issued to persons other than all named clients 35+VAT
Lease extension or variation ( approval) 250+VAT
Lease extension or variation ( creation) Ask for a bespoke quotation. From £4000+VAT
Legal fee for acting for a lender on a purchase by a Company 300+VAT
Transfer of Share Certificate in the Management Company 50+VAT
Gift Letter to Donors 50+VAT
Preparing a Deed of Trust / Declaration of trust – Please ask for separate quotation tba
Power of Attorney – Please ask for separate quotation tba
Transfer of Equity – Please ask for separate quotation tba
If any further costs are applicable we will notify you at the outset of the transaction

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