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08/01/19 - Reviewed by Rahim
Great service. Solicitors communicated and keep me on the loop throughout the process And highly recommend them.
General Legal advice
09/11/18 - Reviewed by www.HouseBuyers.wales
Here at www.HouseBuyers.wales, Sam Hawking & Co Property Lawyers are our preferred solicitors for handling all aspects of both buying and selling (and all other property related legal matters too).
We are happy to be able to recommend for their five star speed and service to property professionals and homesellers alike.
General Legal advice
04/10/18 - Reviewed by Aran N
Price was good. Compared to Bristol, much better value for money.
Exchanged and completed on a cash purchase in 2 weeks.
All searches completed and good advice given to me.
11/07/18 - Reviewed by Robbed
Stay clear if you want any service at all ! The 5* comments must be written by staff, friends or family !
Poor communication , we had to ask the vendors to check progress via their solicitors. They only got in touch less than half a dozen times. Told that they were in another office or meeting if we phoned them. Assistants didn't have a clue and could not access files to check anything. On one occasion I did receive a call back with the excuse that she'd been out of the office until 5 minutes ago ...... Strange because when I'd phoned an hour or so earlier, the receptionist stated that she could actually see the woman using the phone in her office. Can't stress enough how AWFUL they are.
26/03/18 - Reviewed by Anon
Averaging 8 weeks per response. Shocking service, and I know Iâ€™m not the only one. Everyone in my development has received abysmal customer service.
Do not use to buy. Do not use to sell.
16/11/17 - Reviewed by S Grove
Decided to use these as they were local so thought I'd have a more personal service but I wish now I had just used an online firm, saved some money and probably got a better service. Things were just sent to me in the post without any prior notification or explaination of what they were, which you'd think was just common courtesy. No clear guidance was given when I asked about what I had been sent and was even told by the person on the other end if the phone that they did not know either! I was nevet kept updated, I always called them. Calls were returned via email instead of a call back. Money was taken even after I said not to. Incorrect information given as was looking at someone else's file! I was expecting to meet my solicitor face to face in order to go though all the information they had, as it meant nothing to me, which has been standard practice whenever I have used a solicitor in the past and another reason why I chose a local firm yet this never happened and I was told that if I had wanted to do that then I should have asked. They finally refused me to tears 2 days before completion due to their lack of communication and inability to explain things clearly. They had no thought for me the customer and it was evident that this was the attitude throughout the company as when I complained to Mr Sam Hawking himself he felt I had no reason to complain and that his staff were not at fault at all. They offer Â£50 if a call is not returned that day yet I was not even offered Â£10 for the failures I received throughout my experience with his company. Very very disappointing.
28/08/17 - Reviewed by truth
Terrible service would never use them now I know what I know now.
06/08/13 - Reviewed by Peter
Absolute rubbish. I could never have anticipated so many failed promises, deadlines, lost documents and false truths. I would neither use again nor recommend this firm.
13/04/11 - Reviewed by N. Bragg
Ê¼Ê¼As mature first time buyers following 25 years in the Armed Forces, my family and I were completely in the dark as to all legal aspects of house purchase. Sam Hawking & Co came to our rescue. This small, friendly and highly efficient Team were unbelievable! Sam and his Staff made our purchase so painless and simple as they did everything and worked to our pace in direct consultation with us. If you need assistance with any legal aspect of property conveyance, we give Sam Hawking & Co our unreserved and strongest possible recommendationÊ¼Ê¼
General Legal advice
13/04/11 - Reviewed by Mr & Mrs Sykes
I was recommended to use Sam Hawking & Co by a local Estate Agent because they deal solely with Conveyancing.
Someone always got back to me when they said they would and there is also online tracking of my transaction. There is a very friendly atmosphere in the office. I was very satisfied with the service I received and would use Sam Hawking & Co again in the future.
13/04/11 - Reviewed by Ann H
Sam Hawking is truly exceptional. I asked to move to my new property within seven weeks of selling, wanting to move in before Christmas. He made it possible and with no stress at all. He is easy to talk to, doesnÊ¼t make you feel uneasy or intimidated. I would recommend Sam to anyone who is buying or selling their house. Thank you Sam for making my Christmas
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