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Buying and selling residential property is an expensive process, and there are many firms offering cut price services, which will vary vastly in quality and convenience. It is therefore important to choose the right solicitor to act for you.
Our firm has achieved the standards of practice and integrity required to be accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (“CQS”). Accreditation demonstrates that our practice has the skill and expertise to provide quality residential conveyancing advice. You can be confident that our practice will provide you with a professional and quality conveyancing service in accordance with the scheme rules.
Our expert residential property solicitors have an outstanding reputation for acting on behalf of a wide range of clients, from first time buyers to property developers and investors, with highly successful results. With Rasiah & Co, you will receive a professional and skilled service provided by an experienced solicitor, who will be available to you directly. We do not use unqualified individuals to do all or most of the work.
We are committed to returning calls and emails within a short time frame. You will not need to deal with a call centre. We offer practical, sensible and jargon free advice, and you will receive a bespoke service for transactions with tight timescales. We do not cut corners. We deal directly with Estate Agents, Solicitors, Mortgage Brokers, as well as Local Authorities, the Land Registry and HM Revenue and Customs, so all you need to think about is your move.
Our residential property areas of expertise include:
✔ Sale and purchase of freehold and leasehold houses and flats
✔ Transfer of equity
✔ Licences to assign/alter/sub-let
✔ Buy to let properties
✔ Shared ownership schemes
✔ New home & plot sale
✔ Lease extensions
✔ Auction properties
✔ Right to buy
✔ Tenancy agreements
Our solicitors have vast experience in acting for buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and lenders, and can help with matters relating to buying and selling freeholds, existing leases, new leases and businesses, as well as property re-finance and licensing matters.
We handle any type of property from shops, restaurants, public houses and offices, to industrial units, retail and large residential estates. We take a practical and commercial approach to assist you in completing your property deals efficiently, and we will keep you fully appraised throughout the matter. We understand the importance of critical deadlines and we provide a personalised and attentive service to meet each client’s individual expectations, and the requirements of the specific transaction.
Our commercial property areas of expertise include:
✔ Landlord and tenant commercial leases
✔ Sales and acquisitions of businesses including liquor licensing
✔ Property re-finance
✔ Conditional contracts
✔ Option agreements
The following are some of the activities that are defined as licensable activities:
In order to carry on a licensable activity, a licensing authority must issue a license with a view to promoting the licensing objectives. Our dedicated Licensing Law solicitors can deal with a wide variety of Licensing Law applications. Our solicitors have a detailed understanding of this area of law and will draft and submit your application and guide you through the application process to ensure your application proceeds as smoothly as possible. Our solicitors will provide you with practical and commercial advice to allow you to maximise the effectiveness and profitability of your business. Our success rate on licensing applications is linked to the careful preparatory work we undertake.
We can advise you on the following applications:
✔ Applications for a new premises licence for the sale of alcohol and other regulated entertainment
✔ Variation applications amending an existing premises licence
✔ Minor variation applications amending on existing premises licence
✔ Applications to vary a designated premises supervisor
✔ Transfer applications to transfer an existing premises licence
Having built up substantial experience over a number of years, our solicitors are able to offer comprehensive advice on all aspects of landlord and tenant matters.
We have links with agents, surveyors and other property professionals in the area, and we provide cost-effective advice to landlords and tenants in relation to both commercial and private residential property.
You can expect to receive high quality assistance throughout your case as a result of our extensive knowledge of property law and attention to detail.
Our landlord and tenant areas of expertise include:
✔ Rent act protected, assured and assured shorthold tenancies
✔ Drafting of assured shorthold tenancy agreements
✔ Tenancy surrenders and termination
✔ Court proceedings for possession
✔ Service charge disputes
✔ Lease extensions and leasehold valuation tribunal proceedings
✔ Claims for damages for illegal/wrongful eviction
✔ Section 20 major works
✔ Rent arrears
✔ Lease forfeiture and relief from forfeiture
✔ Renewal disputes
✔ Rent reviews
As leading immigration solicitors with over 25 years of immigration law experience, we offer effective, clear and honest advice and professional representation on a range of immigration matters. UK immigration law is complex and constantly evolving. We will advise on the prospects of success in pursuing your application, and we have the expertise to identify solutions to overcome complex immigration challenges.
We are a friendly and reliable firm, who are able to understand your needs, and will always strive to achieve the best possible outcome to suit your needs. With Rasiah & Co, you will have direct access to professional and qualified immigration solicitors strictly regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The quality of our work is repeatedly demonstrated by the very high success rates achieved in cases that we take on, which include nationality, UK Visa Entry Clearance and asylum applications.
Our Immigration areas of expertise include:
✔ Same day Visa Service/Home Office Premium Service
✔ Entry Clearance applications for UK Visa from outside the UK
✔ Switching Visa categories from inside the UK
✔ Visa extensions/renewals from inside the UK
✔ Applications for Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR)
✔ UK Work Visa applications
✔ Sponsor Licence applications
✔ Private Life applications under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) Private
✔ Discretionary Leave to Remain (DLR) outside the Immigration Rules
✔ Applications by family members of British Citizens & settled persons
✔ Long Residence applications
✔ Visitor Visa applications
✔ UK Student Visa, Family Visa & Spouse Visa
✔ Entrepreneur Visa
✔ British Citizenship applications
✔ British passport & Travel Document applications
✔ Injunction applications
✔ Bail applications
✔ Pre-action Protocol letters
✔ Judicial Review applications
✔ Immigration appeals
When faced with a relationship breakdown, it is imperative that you obtain the right advice and support from professionals who can offer sound legal advice and guidance to protect your interests.
Rasiah & Co are committed to providing specialist matrimonial advice and can assist in settling complex issues relating to the family home and finances. We will deal with your case in a sensitive and professional manner.
We will discuss and advise on the best course of action to take in order to resolve your issue. We will keep you fully appraised of the status of your case throughout.
Our aim is to provide you with an efficient service resulting in a more cost-effective process for you.
Our matrimonial areas of expertise include:
✔ Divorce and separation
✔ Cohabitation disputes between unmarried couples
✔ Financial disputes and maintenance
✔ Children matters
We can assist with the administration of estates and obtaining Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration, following the death of a family member or friend. We place great importance on providing a personal, sensitive and sympathetic service.
Our solicitors can also provide high standards of professional Will writing that allows you to provide for the people you care for in the way you would like.
We can advise on the most appropriate Power of Attorney, in the event that you require someone to act on your behalf, whether due to age, illness or indeed for an occasion where you are overseas. We will work closely with you to understand your personal aims and wishes to help make matters as straightforward as possible.
Our areas of expertise include:
✔ General Power of Attorney
✔ Special Power of Attorney
✔ Property and Financial Affairs Lasting Power of Attorney
✔ Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney
✔ Will drafting
Our solicitors can offer expert advice and assistance in making or defending a claim, in the event that you find yourself embroiled in a dispute.
We have vast experience in negotiating on clients’ behalf, and issuing/defending proceedings at the High Court or County Court, depending on the nature of the claim we are dealing with.
We have a network of other professionals who can also assist in the process. We strive to get you through the process as swiftly and simply as possible.
Our areas of expertise include:
✔ Debt problems
✔ Neighbourhood and boundary dispute
✔ Contract disputes
✔ Consumer rights
✔ Landlord and tenant dispute
Litigation is not always the right course of action, and in these circumstances, we use alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve your case as effectively and efficiently as possible. We pride ourselves on our meticulous preparation and fearless commitment to our cases, as well as on our approachability and availability to our clients.
Partners: Mr. N. Rasiah I Ms. M. Rasiah
180A Merton High Street
London SW19 1AY
DX No. 300004 Wimbledon South
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8543 4040
Fax: +44 (0)20 8543 2400
VAT Registration Number: 726409923
Rasiah & Co is authorised and regulated
by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
(SRA No: 259794) www.sra.org.uk
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