Pricing

Alpine Solicitors have a team of solicitors who have intensive experience in areas including conveyancing and immigration work. We work on hourly rate, fixed fee and CFA/Conditional Fee Agreement basis. In case of conveyancing and immigration matters we work on fixed fee basis.

We deliver these services efficiently and cost effectively working together with our clients to manage expectations and costs at the outset. We are passionate about delivering maximum benefit to the individuals we work with. Our services are delivered through the application of skills and methods developed over many years.

Residential Property - Immigration - Family Matters

Residential Property (freehold or leasehold)
Sale,purchase,mortgage/re-mortgage.

Our Legal Fees & Expenses

 

Each transaction has its own individual circumstances. A typical sale/purchase varies depending on the buyer's and seller's circumstances, plus conveyancing problems which can increase our work and costs and may delay the completion. Please note that the fees quoted below are for a straight forward sale/purchase transaction with no excessive and unexpected complications.

 

The costs of buying, selling, or re-mortgaging your home can be broken down between:

  • Solicitors’ legal fees
  • VAT (currently at 20%)
  • Disbursements (necessary expenses paid to third parties – e.g. Stamp Duty Land Tax paid to HMRC on certain land dealings and Land Registry Fees – see details below:

 

But you can call us free to discuss your matter at full length, thereafter we can provide you with a detailed fee estimate.
The time scale regarding completion of a residential transactions roughly between 6 weeks to 8 weeks but in case of unseen complications it may take longer.

  • Residential property sales/Purchase/re-mortgage: Our fees starting from £800 to £1500

Commercial leases whether on behalf of Landlord or tenant

  • New/Renewal Lease orAssignment of Lease:

Our fees: Starting from £900 to £1500

 

FACTORS THAT MAY AFFECT FEES

  • If property has a leasehold title
  • Defective property title
  • If building regulation consent or planning permission has not been obtained as necessary
  • If other crucial documents are missing
  • If the matter involves a repossession or distressed sale
  • Auction sales
  • Gift deposit
  • If unforeseen problems arise these would be discussed with you at the time as would any necessary revision of fees estimate

 

Purchase of Residential Property

What services are included within our fees?

Purchase/Mortgage Freehold Leasehold

Our fees

£800

£800

Land Registration Fees

From £20 – 270

From £20 – 270

Land Registry Searches

£3 to £20

£3 to £20

Search Pack
Including Local/Drainage/water/Environmental/
Chancel

£300 to £450 depending on the area/region
Payable to search provider

£300 to £450 depending on the area/region
Payable to search provider

Notice Fees

N/A

£100

SDLT

To be added as per HMRC calculator

To be added as per the HMRC calculator

 

Our services on a purchase/mortgage:
A typical transaction will include the following steps:

  • Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • Check finances are in place to fund purchase
  • Receive and advise on contract and mortgage documents
  • Carry out searches
  • Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • Make any necessary enquiries of seller's solicitor
  • Give you advice and report on all documents and information received
  • Go through conditions of mortgage offer
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Advise you on joint ownership
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Obtain signature to Transfer and Mortgage Deeds
  • Make pre-completion searches
  • Arrange for all monies needed to be received from lender and you
  • Complete purchase
  • Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry
  • Report to you and any mortgagee with finalised HMLR title.

Sale of Residential Property

What services are included within our fees?

 

Sale
Freehold
Leasehold

Our Fees

£800

£800

Land Registry Searches

£3 to £20

£3 to £50

Management Pack

N/A

£200 - £300

Landlord’s licence to assign or deed of covenant (approximate)

N/A

£400

Telegraphic transfer (includes proceeds to you and to bank)

£32

£32

 

Our services on a sale:An ordinary transaction will include the following steps:

  • Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • Obtain title documentation
  • Check amount outstanding on any mortgage(s)
  • Submit draft contract papers to Buyer’s solicitors
  • Deal with Buyer’s solicitor’s pre-contract enquiries
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Agree completion date
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Obtain and agree mortgage redemption statement
  • Approve Transfer Deed and obtain your signature thereto
  • Reply to Buyer’s solicitor’s requisitions on title
  • Complete sale and receive purchase price
  • Redeem any mortgage(s)
  • Settle any estate agents’ commission on sale
  • Forward deeds and executed Transfer deed to Buyer’s solicitors
  • Account to you with net proceeds of sale.

 

Remortgage of Residential Property

What services are included within our fees?

 

Re-mortgage
Freehold
Leasehold

Our Fees

£800

£800

Land Registry fees

£125

£125

Land Registry searches

£20

£50

Search Pack
Including Local/Drainage/water/Environmental/
Chancel

OR
In re-mortgaging – if lender  accepts an indemnity insurance policy in lieu of land searches

£300 to £450 depending on the area/region
Payable to search provider
OR
Approximate premium payable to insurance company between £50.00 - £75.00

£300 to £450 depending on the area/region
Payable to search provider
OR
Approximate premium payable to insurance company between £50.00 - £75.00

Notice Fees

N/A

£100

Landlord’s Consent

N/A

£150

Telegraphic Transfer

£32

£32

 

Our services on re-mortgage: An ordinary transaction will include the following steps:

 

  • Take your instructions and give you initial advice
  • Obtain title documentation and perform due diligence on legal title
  • To ask the bank whether agree to be represented by us or about their representative
  • Co-ordinate with the bank on your behalf
  • Receive and advise on contract and mortgage documents
  • Carry out searches
  • Obtain further planning documentation if required
  • Give you advice and report on all documents and information received
  • Go through conditions of mortgage offer
  • Send final contract to you for signature
  • Advise you on joint ownership
  • Agree completion date (date from which you own the property)
  • Exchange contracts and notify you that this has happened
  • Obtain signature to Transfer and Mortgage Deeds
  • Make pre-completion searches
  • Arrange for all monies needed to be received from lender and you
  • Complete purchase
  • Deal with payment of Stamp Duty/Land Tax
  • Deal with application for registration at Land Registry
  • Report to you and any mortgagee with finalised HMLR title.

Residential Property - Immigration - Family Matters

 

Immigration

 

Immigration work - The UK visa types:


Visitor visas
We help you make applications to enter the UK and visit your friends and family here, and for wider tourism purposes. We can guide you through the entire process and advise you on application, sponsorship documentation, most relevant evidence, and submission of application.

 

Student visas
The UK is home to outstanding academic institutions. As you seek to come to the UK to study, or to extend your academic stay here, we would be delighted to bring our expertise in the immigration process to you, guiding you through the application process, evidential requirements and any representations to the Home Office and immigration courts.

 

EEA and UK nationality applications
For EEA Nationals and relatives, we advise on residence certificates, residence cards, residence permits and permanent residence applications. We also advise all clients on UK Nationality and permanent residence applications as introduced in new situation.

 

Spouse and partner visas
Ensuring your loved ones can join you in the UK is a process we would be delighted to help you with, whether from within or outside the UK. We can advise on the application, document needs, detailed assessment of your matter and any representation required with both the Home Office and in potential appeal matters.

 

Dependent relatives
We have worked on specialist cases to help bring adult dependents and, especially, elderly relatives to the UK. These can be challenging legal processes, so we would recommend early engagement with us to put yourself in the best position.

 

Human rights
We have particular expertise in representing clients on both immigration applications and tribunal appeals in human rights and domestic violence cases, whether for stay in the UK, extensions or asylum claims. We have especially worked on a number of cases relying on the right to family and private life in the UK and Article 8 representations under the ECHR.

 

Further Leave to remain, Settlement and British Nationality
Once you are in the UK on settlement route, we can help you in getting visa extension, when you complete five years legally in this country we can apply for your settlement status means indefinite leave to remain and then finally for grant of British Nationality-Citizenship successfully.

 

Immigration Fees

 

Application Type
Fee

Initial Consultation Session:

£60

Visitor Visa Applications:

£600
(This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance Fee

Further Leave to Remain (FLR) Applications:

£800 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee Home Office
  • NHS - IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Tier 2 Applications under Points-Based System

(£1000) + (£600 per dependant)
(This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance fee
  • NHS – IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Spouse and Partner Visa Applications (within UK)

£800 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee home office
  • NHS -IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Spouse Visa Applications: (Entry Clearance Applications)

  OR

Application for Child of a Person Present and Settled in the UK

£1000 (This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance fee
  • NHS - IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Settlement Applications:

£1000 (This Feeexcludes)

  • Application fee home office
  • NHS – IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

EEA Applications: Starting From £800

£800 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Nationality Applications

£500 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee - HO
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Registration as a British Citizen Applications

£500 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee - HO
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Entrepreneur and Investor Visa Applications:

(£2000) + (£600 Per Dependant)
(This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance fee
  • NHS – IH Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Long Residency (10-year) Applications

£1000 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Student Visa Applications: (entry clearance + Extensions)

(£800) + (£600 Per Dependant)
(This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance fee
  • NHS Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Human Rights Applications

  (From £1500)

(£1500) + (£600 Per Dependant)
(This Fee excludes)

  • Entry Clearance fee
  • NHS Surcharge
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Travel Documents:

£300 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Certificate of Travel

£300 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

No Time Limit (NTL) Applications:

£300 (This Fee excludes)

  • Application fee
  • Expert/Third Party Letter/Report (if required)

Sponsorship Declarations:

£100

Initial Immigration Appeal and Representation

£1500
(This Fee excludes)

  • Court fee

Application to First Tier Tribunal for Permission to Appeal to Upper Tribunal

£600
(This Fee excludes)

  • Court fee

Appeal to Upper Tribunal

OR

Application to Upper Tribunal for Permission to Appeal to Upper Tribunal

£1000
(This Fee excludes)

  • Court fee

Bail Application

£1000

 

 

Professionals –
Full Name: Jahangir Kanth
Position: Solicitor –Partner

 

Areas of Law practiced: Immigration, Residential Conveyancing, Leases and Family
Experience: Over 10 Years

 

Alpine Solicitors is among the Established Law Firms based in London and Wales. We are all about delivering great legal advice when and where it is convenient to our clients, whether they be a private individual or a company.

 

Residential Property - Immigration - Family Matters

Family Matters

A marriage or relationship breakdown can be the most traumatic and stressful time, especially if there are children involved. Complicated and potentially distressing decisions about your home, finances and your children need to be made at a time when you feel vulnerable.

 

We can assist in matters from non-molestation order, occupancy orders, divorce, separation, child custody agreements to financial settlements. We treat each case with the utmost care and sensitivity from start to finish. With our experienced, fully trained team working hard to ensure the family law rights of every member of the family are protected in its entirety.

 

We offer a range of competitive fee options including fixed fee arrangement. To find out more about how we can assist you further, please:

 

Call us or complete the inquiry form.

Residential Property - Immigration - Family Matters