Our Commercial and Residential Property team are well known and respected in the local area due to our expertise, knowledge and experience in buying and selling residential property. We understand that what our clients want is excellent advice, dedicated and easy to contact solicitors to have a secure footing and a positive result. One of our great strengths is to move a sale or purchase through quickly and we have a proven ability to act on urgent deadlines getting the best outcomes for our clients.

The team is lead by Mark Parnall, a Property Solicitor.

Ben Mitchell is a Commercial Property Solicitor with in-depth knowledge and experience in commercial and residential property with an hourly rate of £175

Claire Wicks is a Chartered Legal Executive and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who joined Parnalls Solicitors in 2010 with an hourly rate of £150

Brenda Johnson is an experienced Land Registry Assistant with an hourly rate of £145

Gemma Blakely is an Assistant to the Commercial and Residential Property team with an hourly rate of £125

Helen Overbeck and Wendy Meneer are Assistants to the Commercial and Residential Property team with an hourly rate of £125

Mortgages and Remortgage Fees
Our fees cover the work required to mortgage your new home or refinance an existing residential mortgage, including dealing with registration at the Land Registry. Please note that our fees for a new mortgage when we are also acting on the purchase are set out in our Estimated Residential Property Purchase Fees.

Conveyancer’s fees and disbursements

There is a legal fee which is dependent on the value of the property

Mortgage new home (when we are not also acting on the purchase)

Property Value             Estimated Conveyancing          VAT

Up to £350,000                £495                                                      £99
£350,000 – £600,000     £695                                                      £139
Over £350,000                 Costs on request

Refinance existing mortgage

Property Value             Estimated Conveyancing          VAT

Up to £350,000                £650                                                      £130
£350,000 – £600,000     £750                                                      £150
Over £350,000                 Costs on request




These are dependent on location, size and nature of the property and a specific estimate will be given on request. All search fees are subject to VAT. 

Example Search fees:

  • Local Search (Cornwall Council): £243.00
  • Environment Search: £86.76
  • Energy and Infrastructure Search: £30.00
  • Drainage and Water Search: £59.90
  • Mining Search (If necessary): £60.00
  • Chancel Check: £24.00
  • Pre-completion Searches: £7.00

HM Land Registry fee:

  • £80,001 to £100,000: £20
  • £100,001 to £200,000: £30
  • £200,001 to £500,000: £40
  • £500,001 to £1,000,000: £60
  • Over £1,000,000: £125
  • Telegraphic transfer fee for remitting monies: £31.68 (inc VAT) 

Disbursements are costs related to your matter that are payable to third parties, such as Land Registry fees. We handle the payment of the disbursements on your behalf to ensure a smoother process.

For more information on these services, call 01566 772375, send an email to enquiries@parnalls.com or click here