Aston Brooke Solicitors remain open for business as usual and we are available to take new and existing enquiries over the telephone, post or via email.

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
Advice for buyers looking property

Aston Brooke Solicitors is a reputable law firm based in Harrow, Middlesex. We have been serving our valued customers for over a decade by providing high quality, bespoke legal services such as Conveyancing, Litigation, Immigration and Wills & Probate and more. In light of the current COVID-19 outbreak, we are proud to be at the forefront of providing our customers with up to date news and advice on regulations regarding COVID-19. We will update our information regularly as per instructions from the Government.

The current coronavirus pandemic has understandably caused concern for those looking to buy a new home. The UK government currently has restrictions enforcing social distancing and has issued limited circumstances when you are able to leave your home. Therefore of course it can be tricky to understand how to view and inspect a property before placing an offer to buy. Aston Brooke Solicitors have conducted extensive research to help you with ways you can continue to find your perfect new home while staying safe.

While the UK is currently on lock down, many estate agents are able to help you with your new property search and still taking new enquiries by telephone and email. You can find your local estate agents contact details by visiting their website. Many property details are listed on most estate agents websites, including photographs, dimensions and asking prices.

The current position is that you are not to leave your home unless you satisfy one of the reasons allowed by the government: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/ .

Property viewings are not considered as a key reason to leave your home and therefore no physical property viewings are currently taking place. However, some estate agents are offering virtual viewings of properties. A virtual viewing is a 3D image of the property which can be viewed in a virtual reality system allowing you to “walk around” the property in the comfort of your own home. The types of virtual viewings will vary depending on each estate agent.

This will of course depend on the UK government’s decision whether to allow physical inspections of properties, you can contact the estate agent to arrange the same. It is important to ensure that when attending these physical viewings you liaise with the agent how the viewing will take place and the safety measures put in place to protect your safety.

Aston Brooke Solicitors have enquired with local estate agents, who have confirmed that they are planning ways to ensure the most safe and effective physical viewings including use of PPE and limited number of viewers in one inspection.

Aston Brooke Solicitors are continuing to progress property matters in the most safe and effective way we can by keeping up to date on government guidance to ensure the best results for our clients. For further information on the Conveyancing procedure during the lockdown you are referred to the following article “Moving Home during covid 19” LS FAQs.

You can contact Aston Brooke Solicitors Conveyancing department on 0203 475 4321 for further guidance.





RECENT NEWS
Could your DIY Will end up in a wave of dispute? 

“Wills are important legal documents and therefore, small errors may cause disputes. DIY Wills are becoming increasingly popular because they are a cheaper alternative to having a Will properly drafted by a  qualified Solicitor . However, a small mistake could mean paying a much higher price.  A solicitor has the knowledge and experience of drawing […]

Lasting Powers of Attorney 

“What is an LPA and why is it important to have one? A lasting power of attorney (known as a LPA) is a legal document that lets you (the ‘donor’) appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’) to help you make decisions or to make decisions on your behalf. This enables you to have […]

Wills & Probate department 

“Welcome to our  Wills & Probate team . We are here to offer you a professional and friendly service at what can be an emotional time for some. Writing a Will or leaving a legacy to your loved ones is one of the most important jobs we can do, however, a lot of us put […]

What is Probate? 

“In accordance to the deceased’s Will, Executors named in the Will, then handle the estate, including taxes, debts and distributions of inheritance. However, before the Executor named in the Will can claim, transfer, sell or distribute any of the deceased’s assets they may have to  apply for Probate . Probate is when a Will is […]

5 reasons why you should choose Aston Brooke to be your corporate immigration lawyers 

We are highly regarded with the services we offer, and due to our relationships with certain sectors in the economy, e.g. health care. As a result we are considered one of the best immigration law firms in London. Professional and skilled immigration lawyers in the Harrow area and renowned immigration lawyers in London, with specialised […]

TESTIMONIALS
Professional Experts…
I first used Aston Brooke Solicitors over 3 years ago. Ever since then I have given them all my legal work, I find their staff to be very helpful and easy to talk to. I have brought over 7 residential properties and 2 commercial properties - each transaction has been dealt with professionally and I have always been kept informed.

Mr A Bajwa

Great Knowledge and Efficient
I was put in touch with solicitors at Aston Brooke through a mutual friend to handle a personal Health Care case. I can not speak highly enough for the service I received. My family and I are forever grateful for the all the help on our case. Thank You.

Mr M Grice

Easy to talk to
Ray Purewal at Aston Brooke was my point of contact and I found him to be a great source of knowledge for my case. He handled everything swiftly and dealt with the opposition in the best way possible. Many Thanks Ray!

Miss L Walker

A note to our visitors This website has updated its privacy policy in compliance with EU Cookie Legislation. Please read this document to review the updates about which cookies we use and what information we collect on our site. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our updated privacy policy. For more information please click here.