Chadwick Lawrence Solicitors

About
Founded
1851 (over 170 years ago)
Joined SAM
April 2014
Successfully helped
9,873 (up to June 2021)
Chadwick Lawrence are a traditional legal services solicitor firm with 9 offices throughout West Yorkshire. Chadwick Lawrence's focus on happy clients and straight forward legal advice meant that their values aligned with those needed to be on the SAM Conveyancing panel of solicitors.

Sarah Haller is the Conveyancing Partner at Chadwick Lawrence and overseas the delivery of services alongside Andrew Boast of SAM Conveyancing. They have hand selected a team of conveyancers in Chadwick Lawrence to work with the clients introduced from SAM. They were chosen for their conveyancing knowledge, honest communication and ability to get you through to completion.

ID Process

Screen shot of the Chadwick Lawrence App
The Chadwick Lawrence ID and document management process adopts state of the art technology powered by In-Case. You can:

  • Verify your own ID online
  • Download and upload your legal documents
  • Text updates on key stages

How to download the App
    1
    Download the Chadwick Lawrence app from your mobile phone through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store
    2
    Log into your account using the details emailed to you
    3
    Type in your personal details including your name, home address and date of birth
    4
    Scan in your passport and take a photo using the software
    5
    Your ID is verified online there and then
    6
    Now simply complete your instruction forms online

Struggling downloading the App?

You can use one of the following options below to verify your ID. You will however miss out on getting text updates, upload and download function and the conveyancing process will be slower for you.
 
 

Option 1

Online ID Check

Only available to UK residents.

Option 2

Certified Originals

UK residents who don't want an online ID or who fail the online ID check

Option 3

Notarised ID

Non-UK residents or residents who live overseas

Proof of Photo ID

Scan your passport or driving licence and send this via email to your solicitor.
You need to get your passport or driving licence certified by a local solicitor. The solicitor takes a photocopy of the ID and then certifies the document. This original certified photocopy needs to be sent in the post to your solicitor. We can't accept scans.
You need to get your passport or photo-driving licence certified by a local Notary Public or solicitor. They take a photocopy of the ID and then certifies the document. This original certified photocopy needs to be sent in the post to your solicitor. We can't accept scans.

Proof of Residential Address

Scan your utility bill & bank statement and these must be dated within the last 3 months (downloaded from your online banking is the simplest way to get this).
 
When you save your scans give them a name that looks like this: Passport for John Smith or Proof of address for Mary Smith. Don't save the file as 9582095285.pdf or 98675265.jpeg. It will make sure we can log your ID quicker.
Scan your utility bill & bank statement and these must be dated within the last 3 months (downloaded from your online banking is the simplest way to get this).
Send in the post your utility bill & bank statement and these must be dated within the last 3 months.

Additional information

Supply your:
 
  • Date of Birth; &
  • National Insurance number
 
These will be used to carry out an online ID check using Equifax. The cost of this is covered within our quoted £8 INC VAT per name and is payable when you complete.
Only a local solicitor can certify your ID and will charge a fee for doing so.
Only a Notary Public or local solicitor can certify your ID for you and they will charge a fee for doing so.
 

What happens if you fail the online ID check for Option 1?

If you fail the online ID check then we will need we need to get further ID from you. We will email you if this is the case and explain the process to take.
 
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