Property Law

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Whether you are a property developer, investor, commercial landlord or tenant you will need to be guided through the maze of property law that you will encounter.

Property is often your most important investment and your biggest asset. The complexities of property law require the support of a qualified legal expert.

Here at Hayden Solicitors we offer a high quality service with a personal touch to assist you with any of your property matters.

We are a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, which marks the firm out as meeting high standards in the residential conveyancing process.

We are currently on the following Lender’s panels:

  • Ipswich
  • M&S Bank
  • HSBC Bank UK
  • NatWest
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Nationwide
  • Virgin Money
  • Bank of Ireland
  • Santander
  • First Direct
  • Coventry
  • Barclays Bank

We also deal with Help to Buy ISA contributions.

We cover many aspects of property law such as:

  • Conveyancing
  • Registration of property/land
  • Possessory title applications
  • Property transfers
  • Severance of joint tenancy
  • Re-mortgage
  • Matrimonial transfer


Prices are dependant on factors such as the value of the property, whether such property has a mortgage and whether you are buying or selling.


Property price Mortgage No Mortgage
£0- £100K £475 plus VAT £450 plus VAT
£100k – £200k £500 plus VAT £475 plus VAT
£200k – 350K £525 plus VAT £500 plus VAT
£350k + £600 plus VAT £575 plus VAT


Property price Mortgage No Mortgage
£0 – £100K £500 plus VAT £475 plus VAT
£100k – £200k £525 plus VAT £500 plus VAT
£200k – £350K £600 plus VAT £550 plus VAT
£350k – £500K £650 plus VAT £625 plus VAT
£500K + £850 plus VAT £800 plus VAT

Additional Legal Fees

Dealing with unregistered land £100.00 plus VAT
Dealing with flats £100.00 plus VAT
Dealing with shared ownership properties £150.00 plus VAT
Dealing with New Build Properties £150.00 plus VAT
Dealing with Help to buy equity schemes £150.00 plus VAT


Amount of Loan
£0 – £100K £375 plus VAT
£100k – £200k £400 plus VAT
£200k – £350K £425 plus VAT
£350k – £500K £450 plus VAT
£500 + £525 plus VAT

£250 + VAT for the First Registration of any unregistered property/land

£650 + VAT for possessory title applications

£250 + VAT for property transfer

£150 + VAT for severance of joint tenancy

VAT is charged at the standard rate of £20%

Chargeable services include any meetings with you and perhaps others; any time spent traveling; considering, preparing and working on papers; letters or emails received and sent and making and receiving telephone calls.

Services not included in the prices above involve the services provided by third parties who will charge an additional amount, such as an expert.

There will be Land Registry searches in the region of £15, search fees of around £300, depending on your needs, a transfer fee payable with the Land Registry, which is dependent on the value of the property, and some insurance policies on occasion.

The Chartered Legal Executive dealing with this type of matter is Mrs Alison Greenwood, who charges £175 + VAT per hour. The quote provided includes any meetings, preparing the Contract/application to the Land Registry and any other necessary drafting. Alison has been a Chartered Legal Executive dealing with property conveyancing for 15 Years. Alison is assisted by Mrs Kathryn Makin, who charges £125 + VAT. Their supervisor is Mrs Deborah Hayden-Pawson, who qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and has over 30 years’ experience.