Our team of residential conveyancing solicitors and executives deal with all aspects of buying and selling residential property. 

We can advise clients on a wide range of residential property matters including:

  • buying and selling both freehold and leasehold property
  • lease extensions, either by agreement with freeholder or by statutory notice
  • Energy Performance Certificates (EPC)
  • auction sales and purchases
  • buying new build properties from developers
  • dealing with mortgages, both institutional and private
  • arranging deeds of variations for defective leases
  • restrictive covenants and easements
  • restrictive covenant, chancel repair and other property related indemnity insurances

We can also advise on probate and court of protection sales, and declarations of trust in co-ownership purchases.

Our approach

  • Good communication - we place a high value on good communication, ensuring that you fully understand the key issues without overwhelming you with a mass of unexplained information. Read our FAQs which contain some common questions and answers.
  • Direct contact - you will have regular and direct contact with lawyers with considerable experience
  • Experience - our breadth of experience means that we are able to handle unusual or complex issues
  • Satisfied clients - we have a very high level of repeat business from satisfied clients

Client feedback results

Based on client feedback received between January to December 2018:

  • 93% of our clients were pleased with our overall service
  • 97% of our clients agreed that we gave clear advice
  • 91% of our clients agreed that our work and advice were good value for money
  • 91% of client are likely to recommend us to family, a friend or a colleague

For an idea of costs, please fill in our conveyancing estimate form.

Russell-Cooke is an Investor In People accredited firm

The Investors in People Standard is a business improvement tool designed to advance an organisation's performance through its people. Developed in 1990 by a partnership of leading businesses and national organisations, the Standard helps organisations to improve performance and realise objectives through the management and development of their people. Since it was developed, the Standard has been reviewed every three years to ensure that it remains relevant, accessible and attractive to all. The most recent review was completed in November 2010. Over 30,000 UK organisations are recognised as Investors in People, covering a wide spectrum of UK industries. Initially the Standard was administered through a section in the Department for Education and Employment (DfEE). As demand for, and interest in, the Standard grew the section became Investors in People UK.


Russell-Cooke is a Lexcel accredited law firm

Lexcel is the Law Society's practice management standard. It is a scheme for any type of practice to certify that certain standards have been met following independent assessment. The Lexcel practice management standard is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest management and customer care standards. Lexcel accredited practices undergo rigorous independent assessment every year to ensure they meet required standards of excellence in areas such as client care, case management and risk management.


Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme

The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) will provide a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Achievement of membership will establish a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers).


Our charges are usually based on a fixed fee basis plus any extra administrative charges and disbursements (costs made to others on your behalf).

This fixed fee will be quoted to you at the outset and means there will be no hourly fees or hidden rates.

Find out more about our pricing, including example fixed fee estimates for leasehold and freehold transactions.

You can also request a conveyancing fee estimate by filling in our estimate form.