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    Edward Hands and Lewis delighted to announce new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners
    March 7th, 2018 by EHL Conveyancing Team

    Conveyancing specialists Edward Hands and Lewis are delighted to announce news of their new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners offering potential clients the opportunity to link with Edward Hands and Lewis for expert conveyancing services through Fitzalan’s, Fridaysmove, In-Deed Conveyancing and Homeward Legal businesses. EHL Group Commercial Director Ian Morris comments ‘Our new links with Fitzalan… Learn more

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    Consequence of a Delay or Late Completion Conveyancing
    January 17th, 2018 by EHL Conveyancing Team

    Once Contracts have been exchanged for a property transaction certain terms come into effect.  These include: – The date for completion is fixed A deposit is, or will become, payable – usually for 10% of the purchase price but sometimes less by agreement Interest will accrue on a daily basis should completion be delayed On… Learn more

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    Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)
    December 22nd, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

      Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)   As discussed in our previous article on this point on the 26th November, following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget speech on the 22nd November Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is back in the headlines with the announcement of the immediate abolition of SDLT for first time buyers subject… Learn more

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    Possessory Title
    December 18th, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

    Possessory Title If land is unregistered at Land Registry and the paper title deeds cannot be located it is possible to apply to Land Registry for a claim for Adverse Possession. As there are no Title Deeds a Statement would need to be provided showing how the applicant’s claim arises and providing such documentary evidence… Learn more

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    What are Pre-Contract Enquiries?
    December 13th, 2017 by EHL Conveyancing Team

      What are Pre-Contract Enquiries   A critical element for any transaction is responding to enquiries raised by the buyer’s representative.  At their core, enquiries are simply questions raised as to the nature of the property itself or on the title, rights and obligations that come with the land. The purpose of enquiries is to… Learn more

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      Edward Hands and Lewis is now a nationally-acclaimed body. For over a hundred years Edward Hands and Lewis has been an established solicitors in the Leicestershire area, but now we have branched out across the UK.

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      At Edward Hands and Lewis we pride ourselves on our quick response time and there are several ways you can get in touch, whatever the method, we will make sure we get back to you as soon as we can and get to work on your case.

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      We make our prices fully transparent so our clients know exactly what they’re paying for throughout the process. We also offer fixed-fee services so you know the full costs from the outset.

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      Our solicitors are approachable and helpful and understand that legal undertakings can be incredibly stressful. We pride ourselves on excellent client service which has been recognised year on year by our Lexcel accreditation.

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      We know you may not be available within standard working hours, which is why we make ourselves available for out of hours appointments.

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      At Edward Hands and Lewis several of our specialists are multi-lingual in the following languages: Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Serbo-Croation, French, Italian, German, Swedish. For any other languages, the services of translators may be appropriate.

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      At Edward Hands and Lewis we have an award winning team to deliver legal services to you. Our solicitors and support teams have won awards for their expertise and business acumen and continue to deliver excellence in the profession.

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