If your transaction – for one reason or another – does not complete we will raise a charge which will* be a percentage of the estimated charges for the transaction based on the stage at which work ceases as set out in the following table:

Stage at which work stops % of full estimated charges
A Instructions taken, but no file made

no charge

B File made, but draft contract not submitted/received


C Contract submitted/received


D Enquiries/information forms submitted/received;

50% (+ Search Fee)

E Contract signed in readiness for exchange


* We reserve the right to, in exceptional circumstances, to raise a fee based on the time engaged and current hourly rates for the relevant members of staff in accordance with the firm’s Terms of Business.

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