The head of our conveyancing team is Katherine Robertson and her deputy is Sue Morton, Linda Robinson is a very experienced Licensed Conveyancer and Claire Woollard is an experienced Legal Executive based in our Carterton office.  Their hourly fee for advice is £275 plus VAT, however most of their work is charged on the basis of a fixed fee. Please visit the Our Team page for their qualifications and experience.  Please note that VAT is currently 20% of the amount charged.

We will endeavour to complete your transaction as quickly as possible. An average transaction will take 10-12 weeks but this can vary due to the complexity of your matter and the speed of other transactions in the chain.

We do not charge a separate fee for the preparation of the Stamp Duty Land Tax Return.

On completion of your transaction, we give a discount on the making of your Wills.

We are required to give details of our fees for prospective clients and typical fees for freehold transactions are set out below. For a detailed fee estimate tailored to your particular circumstance, please Contact us

Sale/Purchase Price Typical Fees
£0 – £250,000  £995.00 plus VAT*
£250,001-£350,000 £1150.00 plus VAT*
£350,001-£500,000 £1250.00 plus VAT*
£500,000-£750,000 £1400.00 plus VAT*
£750,001-£1,000,000 £1700.00 plus VAT*
£1,000,000 and above £2575.00 plus VAT*
Contact us for a quote*
Disbursements Cost
Searches £300 (estimate)
Stamp Duty To be advised
Land Registry fees In accordance with the
Land Registry Fee Scale
Bank Transfer Fees £57.60 Per Transfer
Identity Check £26.40 Per Person
Office Copy Entries Usually £7.20 Per Title
Additional Costs (Which may be charged where applicable)
Transfer of Equity     £650.00 plus VAT
First Registration     £650.00 plus VAT
Leasehold     £450.00 plus VAT
Help to Buy     £450.00 plus VAT
Declaration of Trust     £475.00 plus VAT

An example of the costs of a freehold purchase at a price of £250,000 is set out below:

Lee Chadwick’s fee £995 plus vat of £199

Search fees estimated £360 including vat

Land Registry fee £150 (no vat due on this)

Bank transfer fee £57.60 (including vat)

Electronic identity check per person £26.40 (including vat)

Land Registry search per title £3 (no vat due on this)

Land charges search per person £2 (no vat due on this)


Total £1733 plus Stamp Duty Land Tax

We will carry out a calculation for Stamp Duty Land Tax based on your particular circumstances and the current taxation rates when we provide you with a quote.

*plus disbursements

Contact us for further details

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