Cunningtons LLP Solicitors Solihull

Northampton House,
Poplar Rd,
B91 3AP
United Kingdom

Tel: 0121 7056868
Fax: 0121 705 9800

Residential Conveyancing Property Solicitors in Solihull

If you are selling your home, buying a new home, or simply remortgaging your existing home, our firm of residential conveyancing solicitors make sure that all the legal aspects are taken care of.

Click here to request a quote on how much your conveyancing will cost.

We specialise in residential conveyancing and also help clients with Wills and probate.

We also provide clients with access to a range of other legal services through our branch network, including civil litigation, family law and commercial property. This network also allows us to help clients who are buying or selling property throughout the rest of England and Wales.

Tahira Khan

Your Conveyancing Solicitor at our Solihull branch

Tahira Khan is our experienced conveyancing Solicitor at the firm’s Solihull office. 

Tahira Khan can be contacted on 0121 705 6868



Why Cunningtons?

  • Fixed Fees
  • Personal Contact
  • Local Branch
  • National Coverage
  • Contact by Phone or Email
  • Great Reviews
  • Award-winning Solicitors
  • Conveyancing since 1748
  • Specialist Conveyancers


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Cunningtons solicitors in the Solihull office offer you a range of legal services, focusing on Property Conveyancing and Wills and Probate.

Resdiential Conveyancing
Residential Conveyancing

We have solicitors who are experts in all aspects of residential property transactions from the sale or purchase of both freehold and leasehold properties, re-mortgages, transfers of equity and agreed lease extensions.

Wills & Probate
Wills and Probate

Cunningtons Wills & Probate service helps you understand the forms to be completed and make sure key documents are correctly executed, giving you peace of mind that your affairs are in order and avoiding complex intestacy problems.

Solihull village house


More about Solihull and Cunningtons

The Solihull branch of Cunningtons LLP law firm deals mainly with residential conveyancing enquiries, covering a large area of the country including Birmingham, East and West Midlands, Wales, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Coventry, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton.

The expert solicitors in our Solihull branch includes fee-earner Tahira Khan. Tahira has been working in property law since 2017 after completing her law degree at the University of West London and qualified as a solicitor in 2021.

Cunningtons Solicitors Solihull branch also works closely with other branches so they can offer the full range of legal services to our clients, with dedicated specialists in matrimonial law, personal injury, wills and probate, litigation, employment law and commercial property.

Solihull was founded as a market town and is part of the West Midlands conurbation, approximately nine miles south east of Birmingham city centre. Due to its proximity, it is ideally situated for those wishing to commute into Birmingham. Solihull is also within easy reach of Birmingham International Airport. Coventry is only 15 miles to the east.

Lying close to Solihull are other towns such as Balsall Common, Castle Bromwich, Hampton in Arden, Knowle, Meriden, Olton and Shirley.

Solihull is home to the renowned Solihull School, an independent school founded in 1560, and there are five universities within sixteen miles.

The Solihull branch of Cunningtons law firm gives both new and existing clients access to a broad range of services and legal advice.

Conveyancing and property solicitors

Our Solihull law firm has an in-house residential property team. You can read more about our conveyancing law services here >>

Wills and Probate

Our private clients team look after all aspects of Wills and Probate law, including LPAs, inheritance, estate administration, Wills, trusts and probate. Read more >>

Family Law

Our law firm network means that our Solihull branch can provide access to our legal advice from our family law and matrimonial department. Read about our family law services here >>

Civil Litigation

Through our Solihull office, the local community has access to a range of legal advice from our civil litigation solicitors. This includes property law, contract issues, debt and insolvency and more >>>

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some questions that our Solihull branch gets asked: if you need an answer to a question that is not on this list, please contact us for an answer.

> What happens in the conveyancing process?

Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property, and it happens whenever UK property is bought, sold or remortgaged.

The conveyancing process for each transaction is different, and generally involves liaising between buyers, sellers, mortgage companies, local councils and the Land Registry.

If you are buying property:
We contact the seller’s solicitors to check the title deeds and contract, then conduct a variety of searches depending on the location, check the formal mortgage offer, collect together documents that require signing, organise the handing over the deposit, ensure all monies are in the right accounts, arrange completion of sale, ensure the correct stamp duty is paid, instruct the land registry of the change in ownership, then send the deeds to either the buyer or the mortgage lender.

If you are selling property:
We obtain the title deeds and up-to-date information from the Land Registry, arrange the contracts that outline the sale, liaise with the buyer’s solicitors, find out the balance on your mortgage if necessary, send deeds for signing, arrange for estate agents’ fees to be paid, collect all funds due to the seller, submit statements and send dees and keys to the new owner.

If you are remortgaging:
We obtain the title deeds and up-to-date title copy from Land Registry, deal with any searches, receive mortgage offer, ask you to sign mortgage deed, arrange for the delivery of the new loan, get up-to-date statement from current lender, run searches at the Land Registry, receive the loan and repay existing mortgage, and register the new mortgage with the Land Registry.

In brief, conveyancing has a number of stages and differs according to the purpose of the transaction, the finances of the buyer/seller/remortgager, the geographical location of the property, and the number of other transactions in the chain.

Talk to your conveyancing solicitor throughout the process and they’ll keep you up to date with this important process.

> What is the difference between a solicitor and a conveyancer?

When you use a solicitor for conveyancing you can be sure that they are regulated by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA), a member of the Law Society, have degree-level qualifications and at least two years on the job training before qualifying as a conveyancing solicitor.

Whereas a conveyancer tends to be regulated by the Council for Licenced Conveyancers (CLC) and is usually less highly qualified, although can still be perfectly competent.

> What searches does a conveyancer do?

The standard searches your conveyancing solicitor undertakes are:
– local authority,
– water/drainage, and
– environmental.

There are a number of other searches to undertake depending on the locality of the property. For example, in mining areas a mining search is also always obtained. There may also searches for Gypsum in areas where gypsum mining has taken place, Lead MiningChina Clay, and Limestone.

Check with your property solicitor to find out which searches they are intending to undertake.

> When I ask for a conveyancing quote, do I have to pay anything?

All our conveyancing quotes are free and you are not obliged to use our conveyancing services.

However, we have found that most people who receive a quotation for our conveyancing services are happy to use us and remain loyal customers for future moves!

> Is there a difference between freehold and leasehold conveyancing?

The short  answer is yes.

When dealing with leasehold transactions, there are many more things to check during the conveyancing process, including ground rent, service charges, licences under the Lease and leasehold covenants (obligations).

For this reason we charge an additional fee for dealing with leasehold transactions.

> Should I use an online conveyancing company?

We do not generally recommend using an online conveyancer; although you often pay a lower fee, the level of service will also be lower.

You will rarely speak to the same person twice, and you have to be wary of the extras they add on.

When you are dealing with something as valuable as your home, it is important not to take risks. And the potential small savings to be made by using online conveyancing don’t add up – yet. You should meet the solicitor who is working on your case face-to-face.

> How do I avoid fraudulent transactions when moving house?

With such large amounts of money changing hands, there can be attempts to steal them in transit.

It is easy to avoid fraud if you follow simple rules:
1 – Never ever disclose bank account details by email.
2 Never pay money into an account whose details you have received by email.
3 Both you and your solicitor should pay into accounts whose details you have received by phone or in person.
4 – Ideally, test the veracity of bank account details by making an initial payment of £1 – which you then verify by telephoning your conveyancing solicitor – before paying any more.

> How long does conveyancing take?

As most home moves depend on a number of different factors, it is impossible to predict how long your conveyancing will take. However, on average the process will usually take about 8 weeks for a freehold property, and slightly longer for a leasehold.

But as there can be a number of transactions going on at the same time, usually with a chain of strangers all buying and selling their homes and getting mortgages in place – the process rarely depends on just one person.

That’s why moving home is a great time to practice calm and patience, as it is out of your control.

> What living in Solihull like?

Tom Dyckhoff wrote about Solihull in his Let’s Move To … column in The Guardian in 2017:

What’s going for it? You say Solly-hull, I say Sow-lihul. It’s all terribly terribly, round here – all Groves, Avenues and Crescents, 1920s lawns and conifers. Under different circumstances, it might have continued life as a small Warwickshire market town with a fine sandstone parish church, a manor house and a huddle of half-timbered cottages, but Brum fattened up in the 20th century, its girth swilling over pretty Solihull. Urbs in rure, goes its slogan, though it’s more rure in urbs, with the fragments of its quaint past now gripped in the suburban embrace of Ramada hotels, John Lewis and labyrinthine avenues called Beechnut Lane. Solihull was voted the best place to live in the UK a few years back and, indeed, it is the kind of untroubling town the nation, had we met by committee, might have agreed on as the optimum place in which to while away our lives, trimming the hedges and polishing the Land Rover.

The case against You can tire of 1920s suburbia. The centre is humdrum.

Well connected? Trains: six or so an hour to Birmingham Moor Street or Snow Hill (12-20 mins), twice hourly to Warwick (20-25 mins) and London Marylebone (an hour and 40 mins to two hours). Driving: 15 mins to Birmingham airport, half an hour to the centre of Birmingham.

Schools Primaries: GreswoldCoppice JuniorYew TreeSt Alphege C of EMonkspath JuniorWidney JuniorSharmans Cross JuniorOak Cottage are all “good”, says Ofsted. Secondaries: Solihull sixth-form collegeLode Heath and Alderbrook are all “good”, with St Peter’s Catholic and Tudor Grange “outstanding”.

Hang out at… You’ve got your Italian trattorias and your Indians, and decent places such as the Malt Shovel at Barston, but I’d go the extra mile for The Forest at Dorridge.


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Recent comments:
This Solicitor has been amazing, helping me through a very traumatic house sale, during a difficult time in my life. I would definitely recommend them.
Hilary Macdonald, Solihull
Aymer Hutton was our solicitor during our house sale and purchase. He was always accessible, personable and happy to answer my questions. I would highly recommend Cunningtons
Robert Cox, Solihull