Conveyancing Search Market

Framework: Conveyancing Search Market

OJEU Reference Number: 2021/S 000-029674
Framework Start Date: 01/10/21
Framework End Date: 30/09/21

Accessible to all CHIC members, our single provider framework aims to cut the cost of conveyancing by reducing the disbursement fees for undertaking property searches such as local authority, drainage, environmental etc.
Typically managed by your legal firm, the national average cost for a standard disbursement search pack is estimated around £281 per property.

This includes the minimum search requirements of local authority search, Drainage and Water and Environmental searches. Under the CHIC preferential rates, the same search pack can be delivered for a fixed cost of £175 per property, a representative saving of 37% against the national average.


Our framework partner, Searchflow, is a well-established, one-stop shop, conveyancing search provider in England and Wales, working with over 2,500 legal firms to deliver more than 1 million searches each year. They have tendered a full range of fixed costs for multiple search options, typically called for.

Everything you need to know about the significant savings and efficiencies has been summed up in around 1 minute by our partner, SearchFlow.

In conjunction to our Legal Services Framework procured in 2020, our single provider framework aims to cut the cost of conveyancing by around 37%, reducing the disbursement fees for undertaking property searches such as local authority, drainage, environmental, etc.

Get in touch: lhurd@chicltd.co.uk