online legal services

Online legal services: how can we help you?

If you are looking for a solicitor we can help you. Our solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly service to clients across the UK. During the pandemic, businesses had to dramatically adapt their way of working and how they provide their services. At Levi Solicitors LLP, we have…


Amirtharaja

Case update: Adverse possession and rights of way

A recent case has considered a claim for adverse possession where those claiming had a right of way over the land. We take a look at the key points in Amirtharaja v White. | Adverse possession Adverse possession is sometimes referred to colloquially as ‘squatters’ rights’. It is where someone can…


International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Levi team

International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Levi team

Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years and recognises the achievements of women. This year’s theme is #choosetochallenge. From challenge comes change and collectively, we can create an inclusive world. This week we would like to shine the…


stamp duty holiday extension

Budget 2021: Stamp duty holiday extension

On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor made his budget speech. Within this, he announced an extension to the Stamp Duty Holiday that was due to end on 31 March 2021. The extension tapers the stamp duty holiday as follows: No standard Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will be payable on the first £500,000 of the…


Afsha Ayub

Afsha Ayub: a promotion to Partner and a move to Wakefield

We are delighted to announce the promotion of conveyancing executive, Afsha Ayub, to partner. Afsha joined Levi Solicitors in 2016. When she joined our team, she already had over 15 years of experience specialising in residential conveyancing and all aspects of property law. She also has specific…


coronavirus

Levi Solicitors LLP Conveyancing – COVID-19 Guidance

*Updated 17 November 2020* In order to comply with current Government guidance and to exercise recommended practice to protect our staff and our clients from COVID-19, we have now closed our offices to the public and for the time being our staff are working from home where possible. Whilst calls…


new build first-time buyers

New build conveyancing for first-time buyers

A step-by-step guide Purchasing a new build property can be a whirlwind of emotions, least of all if you are first-time buyers. From mortgages and buyer initiatives to conveyancing and stamp duty, there’s a lot to consider. But don’t panic, we’ve put together a list of a key steps below: 1. Your…


what is conveyancing

An ABC of conveyancing

Whether you are a first-time buyer or an experienced homeowner looking to sell, you will need to go through the process of conveyancing. But what does it all mean and why do you need it? Our easy-to-understand guide has all the answers for you. What does conveyancing mean? Put simply, conveyancing…


moving home

Moving home during the Coronavirus pandemic

Moving home under normal circumstances can be one of the most stressful and hectic times. However, the current Coronavirus pandemic makes moving home much harder. We, understandably, receive several questions about moving home during the pandemic each day. To provide some much-needed clarification,…


Stamp Duty Holiday Update

9 July 2020 – Stamp duty tax update The Chancellor has announced a stamp duty holiday for property purchases up to £500,000 Below is a link to the Government’s guidance notes https://www.gov.uk/guidance/stamp-duty-land-tax-temporary-reduced-rates Reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will…