Conveyancing Solicitors | Clitheroe and Skipton

Open 7 Days a Week

9.00 am – 9.00 pm

Buying or Selling your home

Residential Conveyancing & Commercial Property Solicitors


Moving home or business can be an exciting and positive time although it can also be an extremely difficult and stressful time. That is why our conveyancing service is designed to match the needs of all of our clients whether they are local to us or working with us from further afield.

Residential Conveyancing

Conveyancing involves a series of legal steps that ensure the transfer of property ownership is conducted smoothly and legally. These steps typically include:

1. Initial Instruction: The process begins when you instruct a conveyancer or solicitor to handle the transaction on your behalf. This professional will act as your legal representative throughout the process.

2. Property Checks and Searches: Your conveyancer will conduct various checks and searches to uncover any issues or potential obstacles related to the property, such as planning permissions, boundaries, or environmental concerns.

3. Contract Drafting and Review: Once the necessary checks are complete, your conveyancer will draft or review the contract for sale. This contract will outline the terms and conditions of the property transaction.

4. Exchange of Contracts: Once both parties are satisfied with the terms of the contract, the contracts are exchanged, and a deposit is typically paid. At this stage, the transaction becomes legally binding.

5. Completion: On the agreed-upon completion date, the remaining balance is transferred, and ownership of the property is officially transferred from the seller to the buyer. Keys are handed over, and the transaction is complete.

Key Considerations:

Several key considerations can impact the conveyancing process and the overall success of your property transaction:

1. Choosing the Right Conveyancer: Selecting an experienced and reputable conveyancer is essential. They will guide you through the process, answer your questions, and ensure that your interests are protected every step of the way.

2. Budgeting for Costs: It’s important to budget for conveyancing costs, which can vary depending on factors such as the property value and the complexity of the transaction. Be sure to obtain a clear breakdown of fees from your conveyancer upfront.

3. Timelines and Deadlines: Property transactions involve various timelines and deadlines, from the exchange of contracts to completion dates. It’s crucial to stay organized and communicate effectively with your conveyancer to ensure that these deadlines are met.

4. Property Surveys: While not a legal requirement, obtaining a property survey is highly recommended. A survey can uncover any structural issues or defects with the property that may not be immediately apparent, helping you make an informed decision.

Tips for a Successful Transaction:

To ensure a smooth and successful property transaction, consider the following tips:

1. Start Early: Begin the conveyancing process as soon as possible to allow ample time for checks, searches, and negotiations.

2. Communicate Effectively: Maintain open and clear communication with your conveyancer, as well as with the other parties involved in the transaction.

3. Stay Informed: Educate yourself about the conveyancing process and ask questions if there’s anything you don’t understand.

4. Be Flexible: Property transactions can be complex, and unexpected issues may arise. Stay flexible and be prepared to adapt to changing circumstances.


Conveyancing is a crucial aspect of any property transaction in the UK, requiring careful attention to detail, legal expertise, and effective communication. By understanding the process, considering key factors, and following practical tips, you can navigate the maze of conveyancing with confidence and ensure a smooth and successful property transaction. Whether you’re buying your dream home or selling an investment property, having the right conveyancer by your side can make all the difference.

Transfer of Equity

A transfer of equity is when you change the ownership of a deed of a house.

We’ve helped clients transfer equity for many different reasons including:

  • Property being gifted
  • Court Order
  • Divorce
  • When a trust is formed


Buy to Let

We represent clients based in Clitheroe, Waddington, Chatburn, West Bradford, Slaidburn, Whalley, Barrow, Billington, Blackburn, Longridge, Hothersall, Grimsargh, Goosnargh, Preston and happy to represent clients nationally.

We also specialise in:

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Children Matters
  • Wills (Same day Service)
  • Probate
  • Lasting Power of Attorneys (Same day Service)
  • Commercial Property 

We have an outstanding track record working on behalf of both companies and individuals.

Communication is key to every property transaction and we understand that there is nothing worse than worrying because you do not know what is going on with your case. For this reason, we will never refer you to a generic online portal for an update.

With us you will always be able to communicate with your solicitor direct whether it be on the phone, e-mail, by post or even by SMS text message.

For more information please contact us  on 01200 428 102

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