We are a happy, friendly law firm who are always ready to help, support and advise you through every step of the process. Our fixed fee is inclusive of all emails, letters, telephone calls and face to face meeting so please feel free to drop in or contact us at any time that is convenient to you during office hours.
Whilst a lawyer’s hourly rate is approximately £250 plus VAT, our transparent fixed fee structure means that you are left with no nasty shocks at the end of your transaction. This will allow you to budget your move more effectively. Please enquire for our fixed fee structure for any residential transaction.
Stamp Duty rates can be seen at HMRC Stamp Duty
The Land Registry charges a sliding scale of fees. The actual rates can be found on their website www.landregistry.gov.uk.
Our legal fees range from £725 – £1500 plus VAT and disbursements depending on the value of the property and the complexity of the transaction.
Disbursements include Land Registry copy documents (£3 per document), Land Registry registration fee, Searches (usually in the region of £280), Priority Search and Bankruptcy Search (£3 and £2 respectively), telegraphic transfer fee (£42 inc VAT) and Stamp Duty Land Tax administration fee (£54 inc VAT)
Thank you so much for all of your hard work, you are very efficient
Solicitor, Conveyancing, Commercial Property, Company Commercial and Wills, Probate and LPAs LawyerEmail David Simpkins
ACILEx, Residential and Commercial Property LawyerEmail Stuart Jones
Stuart joined Robert Simmons in 2014 in the Conveyancing department. He is qualified as an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.
Having previous experience in conveyancing at a local firm of solicitors, Stuart’s expertise includes residential freehold and leasehold transactions, Help to Buy, Shared Ownership and Right to Buy. Stuart also undertakes commercial property transactions.
In his free time, Stuart enjoys visiting the theatre and has a keen interest in aviation.
Solicitor, Wills, Probate and LPAs LawyerEmail Zara Clark
Zara qualified as a solicitor in 2002 and since this time has worked in Wills Trusts and Probate departments and had gained vast and varied experience. Zara qualified as a member of the Society of trust and estate practitioners (STEP) in 2015 which keeps her up-to-date and abreast of new developments in Wills, Trusts and Probate.
Zara joined Robert Simmons solicitors in April 2019 and enjoys assisting clients with drafting wills, administration of Estates and applications for probate, preparation and registration of lasting power-of-attorney documents, registration of enduring power of attorney documents, and court of protection deputy applications.
Zara enjoys walking in the Lake District; she is a member of Bracknell Forest runners and enjoys the occasional run around Virginia water.
Licenced Conveyancer, Conveyancing Lawyer (Post-Completion)
Solicitor Principal, Litigation and Company Commercial LawyerEmail David Simmons
David passionately cares about all of his clients, something they feedback to him time and time again. He genuinely wants to solve client problems, rather than having an eye on the bottom line.
Clients are predominantly small businesses with a turnover up to £1m. The practice also has a very loyal local customer base for conveyancing.
David qualified in 1991, and has worked for a number of large firms before setting up his own practice. He is also the Company Secretary and solicitor for Drivers Direct Recruitment Agency. He donates time to the Citizens Advice Bureau on a regular basis, guiding individuals on a range of issues.
In his spare time David enjoys going to the gym, and has participated in the Newbury triathlon several times. He is an avid fan of Formula One, and dreams of following the whole season live one day. He also confesses to playing Dungeons and Dragons!
If you need help with your property matters, please do get in touch.
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Robert Simmons Solicitors is the trading name of Robert Simmons Legal Services Limited which is a limited company with a company number 6730821 and whose registered office is at 3 Priory Court, Tuscam Way, Camberley, GU15 3YX. Robert Simmons Legal Services Limited is authorised and recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority as an incorporated legal practice (SRA497574). The Directors, David John Simmons and Deniz Andrew Berk and the incorporated practice Robert Simmons Legal Services Limited are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
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