McHale & Co. Solicitors Blog

Why should you use your local Solicitor?

The advances of modern technology and the recent increase in the number of home buyers have made conveyancing a very competitive market. Compare the prices websites are at the touch of a button and may produce a too good to turn down type of offer on the face of it. However we urge you to be cautious. There are lots of factory type firms out there now where you will be allocated a team, not an individual qualified solicitor and you will never meet the person who is acting for you. It is often a nervous fresh faced teenager answering you at a time to suit them over the phone or by email based 100’s of miles away. 

McHale & Co are no ordinary local solicitor. We are not any ordinary conveyancing Solicitors. We hold the Conveyancing Quality Standard Accreditation which means we are recognised for excellence. For this sort of service you would expect a steep price, you are wrong. We act on very reasonable fixed fees which gives you certainty from the outset.

There is a common misconception that your local solicitor is out of date based in a stuffy old office with dusty furniture and does not have time to speak to you. McHale & Co have state of the art modern offices where you will be allocated an experienced qualified solicitor amongst a team ranging in age. McHale & Co were recently voted Manchester’s Best Law Firm.

We are local to you in Altrincham, Stretford and Heywood meaning that you can pop in at any time. This is particularly useful if you are working to a deadline and need to avoid putting faith in snail mail’s hands. Most people think they can combat postal delays through email but in conveyancing a number of wet signatures are required.

When it comes to local knowledge your local McHale team have a lot to offer. This may not always be essential but it is often very helpful. We are more adept in finding out any peculiarities of the local area, particularly in leasehold transactions, compared to an online conveyancing firm based in Cardiff.

Always remember that quality, time, the availability of face to face meetings and money are all important and sometimes people only ever consider the latter consideration. Is it time you started putting trust in your local Solicitor and also support your local businesses?

We are more than happy to give you some free initial advice and no obligation quotation. Call us 0161 928 3848 or email


Categories: Conveyancing

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