Buying a Property

Convey Law is an award-winning and market-leading specialist conveyancing practice.

Buying a house is probably the most important transaction we will make in our lifetime and we want the process to be as smooth and seamless as possible.

At Convey Law, we are here to ensure that your experience is just that – smooth and seamless. We are experts in guiding you through the buying and selling process. We promise to be by your side from the moment you agree to buy your house until the day you complete your property transaction.

Our service is efficient, friendly and personal and we will endeavour to make the process as straightforward as possible.

Convey Law

Why Instruct Convey Law?

Convey Law was one of the first specialist conveyancing legal practices in the UK and is recognised as a leader in the industry.

When you instruct us, you will be given your own personal Conveyancer to guide you through your property transaction. Our team are highly trained and skilled and ready to help you move home. Our prices are also competitive and our pricing structure is clear and consistent.

We are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers and affiliated to the leading industry trade bodies, the Society for Licensed Conveyancers and the Conveyancing Association.

Nationally Trusted

We are regulated by the CLC and sit on the Board of Directors of the SLC and are Members of the Conveyancing Association

Professional Experience

Established in 2004, we have completed over 75000 property transaction across both England and Wales

No Move No Fee

You won't pay us any legal fees if your property transaction falls through due to no fault of your own

Hassle-free Experience

We are a multi-award winning team who are dedicated to providing you a hassle-free experience

Award-winning service

In 2021, Convey Law has won a host of prestigious honours including three top awards for outstanding customer service at the ESTAS Awards: the Gold Regional Award for Wales, Best in County Award and Bronze in the National Conveyancing Group of the Year Award.  The ESTAS recognise the best conveyancers in the UK. 

Earlier this year, Convey won the Medium Size Employer award at the influential Apprenticeship Awards Cymru, run in association with the Welsh Government and the National Training Federation of Wales. 

The award was presented by the famous Welsh tenor and Go Compare star Wynne Evans with his own special jingle to the tune of ‘Go Compare’ for ‘Go Convey’. 

In 2021, we have also won the Best New Training Initiative award at the British Conveyancing Awards in recognition of our industry-leading apprenticeship scheme and training courses. 

Our Conveyancers

Our Conveyancers are highly trained and set outstanding customer service standards. You will be assigned your own personal Conveyancer who will assist you through the entire legal process. Your Conveyancer will keep you fully informed at each stage of your transaction and will decode any legal jargon so that you understand exactly what is happening.

Our excellent client feedback is testament to the personal, friendly and professional service provided by our Conveyancers. Their sole aim is to make your experience with us as smooth and efficient as possible.

Example Transaction Timeline

    Convey Law Instructed

    The client is sent a portal login to complete our online Welcome Pack and ID verification, ideally within 5 working days.

    Welcome Pack Returned

    The completed Welcome Pack and ID information will be reviewed by the Conveyancer.

    Contracts Requested

    We will now request the contract documentation from the seller’s Conveyancer, which includes all the information about the property.

    Contracts Received

    Once we receive the contract documentation from the seller’s Conveyancer, we will be able to start our review of the property information.

    Report On Title

    The Conveyancer will review the contract documentation and provide the client with a detailed report on the property.

    Legal Enquiries

    The Conveyancer will also raise legal enquiries with the seller’s Conveyancer. These are questions to find out more necessary information.

    Searches Ordered

    Typically, this will include a Local Authority, Water and Drainage, and an Environmental Search.

    The search results can take up to 3 weeks.

    Mortgage Offer Received

    The Conveyancer receives a copy of the Mortgage Offer, usually 3 to 5 days after the client receives their copy. They will review the offer and report to the client, to ensure they understand their mortgage obligations.

    Search Results Received

    Local Authority, Water and Drainage, Environmental, and any other searches ordered will be received by the Conveyancer and reviewed. A detailed report will be sent to the client with a copy of the search results.

    Deposit Fund Requested

    When the Conveyancer is satisfied that all enquiries have been resolved, they will produce a Statement of Account and request funds from the client.

    Exchange of Contracts

    Once all parties in the chain are ready to proceed and deposit funds are received, a completion date is agreed and exchange of contracts can take place.

    Legally Bound

    At this point, the client is legally bound to purchase the property on the completion date and is immediately responsible for insuring the property.

    Completion

    Typically, there is at least a few days between exchange and completion. However, it can happen on the same day if necessary.

    Day of Completion

    On the day of completion, the Conveyancer will send all funds to the seller’s Conveyancer. Once received, usually around 2pm, their Conveyancer will contact the Estate Agents and instruct them to release the keys.

    Registration

    The property is registered in the clients name at the Land Registry

Convey Law Instructed

The client is sent a portal login to complete our online Welcome Pack and ID verification, ideally within 5 working days.

Welcome Pack Returned

The completed Welcome Pack and ID information will be reviewed by the Conveyancer.

Contracts Requested

We will now request the contract documentation from the seller’s Conveyancer, which includes all the information about the property.

Contracts Received

Once we receive the contract documentation from the seller’s Conveyancer, we will be able to start our review of the property information.

Report On Title

The Conveyancer will review the contract documentation and provide the client with a detailed report on the property.

Legal Enquiries

The Conveyancer will also raise legal enquiries with the seller’s Conveyancer. These are questions to find out more necessary information.

Searches Ordered

Typically, this will include a Local Authority, Water and Drainage, and an Environmental Search.

The search results can take up to 3 weeks.

Mortgage Offer Received

The Conveyancer receives a copy of the Mortgage Offer, usually 3 to 5 days after the client receives their copy. They will review the offer and report to the client, to ensure they understand their mortgage obligations.

Search Results Received

Local Authority, Water and Drainage, Environmental, and any other searches ordered will be received by the Conveyancer and reviewed. A detailed report will be sent to the client with a copy of the search results.

Deposit Fund Requested

When the Conveyancer is satisfied that all enquiries have been resolved, they will produce a Statement of Account and request funds from the client.

Exchange of Contracts

Once all parties in the chain are ready to proceed and deposit funds are received, a completion date is agreed and exchange of contracts can take place.

Legally Bound

At this point, the client is legally bound to purchase the property on the completion date and is immediately responsible for insuring the property.

Completion

Typically, there is at least a few days between exchange and completion. However, it can happen on the same day if necessary.

Day of Completion

On the day of completion, the Conveyancer will send all funds to the seller’s Conveyancer. Once received, usually around 2pm, their Conveyancer will contact the Estate Agents and instruct them to release the keys.

Registration

The property is registered in the clients name at the Land Registry

Useful Client Guides

In addition to the fantastic work undertaken by the SLC in representing the best interests of their members, the SLC and Convey Law have published a number of Client Guides, which provide invaluable information on the key elements of the conveyancing journey.

You can view or download all our guides free of charge.

Request a Quotation

01633 261770
nbt@conveylaw.com
Maxwell Chambers, 34-38 Stow Hill, Newport, South Wales, NP20 1JE
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.