Residential Conveyancing


Oakfield Solicitors is a Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accredited firm since July 2012. Conveyancing is the term used for the transfer of interests in land. Residential Conveyancing refers to the sale, purchase, re-mortgaging, right to buy purchase or leasing of residential premises. The drafting of associated documents, including any lease agreements and planning permissions, can be time consuming and requires knowledge of up to date legal requirements and specific expertise and skills.

Our Residential Conveyancing service includes but is not limited to:

  • Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) accredited
  • Dealing with residential freehold purchase and sale either subject to existing leases or not 
  • Dealing with residential property re-mortgages
  • Dealing with Right to Buy transactions
  • Drafting and negotiating new leases in residential conveyancing
  • Transferring and terminating existing leases
  • Buying, selling or remortgaging residential premises
  • Land acquisition for residential development
  • Plot sales / purchases for residential purposes

Our service standards:

We aim to provide you with the highest standards of service at all times. We will:

  • keep you regularly informed in writing of progress with your matter;
  • communicate with you in plain language;
  • explain to you in writing the legal work which is required as your matter progresses;
  • keep you informed of the cost of your matter regularly;
  • keep you advised of the likely timescales for each stage of this matter and any material changes in those estimates.


To achieve the best possible outcome in your case, we need to work together with you. We will:

  • review your matter regularly;
  • advise you on the law;
  • follow your instructions;
  • update you on whether the likely outcomes still justify the likely costs and risks associated with your matter whenever there is a material change in circumstances.

You need to:

  • provide us with clear and timely instructions;
  • provide us promptly with the information and documents required to complete the transaction.

We are committed to high quality legal advice and client care.

To arrange a discussion with our Residential Conveyancing  Deparment, please get in touch with us on 0208 808 1478 or