Beverley Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

Lexsure’s COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the CML and professional indemnity insures. It is a unique risk mitigation tool.

This system is the only way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can stay fully compliant with their instructions, with notifications given on Beverley Building Society’s changes. Even though using COMPLETIONmonitor is not a condition for being on the Beverley Building Society panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Beverley Building Society’s Handbook requirements is a helpful support to your panel application and, just as importantly, protect your firm’s panel status.

The system generates real-time alerts, automatically produces regulatory and CQS reports, and will enhance your firm's efficiency. It is also user friendly, cost-effective and, for some firms, leads to a PII saving.

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Lenders frequently vary their requirements. The BSA instructions from Beverley Building Society are not guidelines, they are instructions from a client. As with many clients, instructions can change - and they do change, frequently:

A Timeline of Policy Changes


Since 2010, Beverley Building Society has made 25 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the BSA Requirements.
That equates to a section change every 109.2 days. In total, 24% of the sections of the BSA Requirements for Beverley Building Society have been changed since 26/1/2010.

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Q and A’s regarding the Beverley Building Society Solicitor Panel from members of the public

How easy is it to change a solicitor as I need to find one who is on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel. Is it advisable to appoint a new law firm?
If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to do anything for you and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer you're considering.
We are nearing an exchange and my parents having sent the 10% deposit to my lawyer. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my lender Beverley Building Society. Apparently, being on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Beverley Building Society if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I advised the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Beverley Building Society to make sure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to Beverley Building Society if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
How do I search for a local solicitor on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20 kilometers to meet the lawyer.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Beverley Building Society solicitor panel.
I am trying to get my ex-husband taken off the mortgage deeds. Can Beverley Building Society really insist on which solicitor I can or can not use?
You can use any solicitor you like but Beverley Building Society then has the right to appoint a different solicitor to act for them at your expense. It might be more cost effective and quicker to instruct a lawyer who is on the Beverley Building Society solicitors panel
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel?
Some major banks and building societies now use CQS as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. CQS membership however gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the Council of Mortgage Lenders have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their approved list of firms.
I was thinking of purchasing my friend’s property. Assuming we can agree a figure, what’s the best way to move forward? I hope to get a mortgage with Beverley Building Society. Is there anyway to cut out the solicitors to save on the costs? My father said that years ago it was possible to take the documents into the local Land Registry office and they did the rest
If you are getting a mortgage with Beverley Building Society involved you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel. We would not encourage you to both use the same solicitors' firm. There are clear conflict of interest issues and it's not going to make a huge difference to the speed of the overall process. So as not to hold things us you should pass on your solicitors details to Beverley Building Society. Feel free to use our search tool to look for a licensed conveyancer or solicitor on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel.
Can I register a complaint to Beverley Building Society about the lawyers being on the Beverley Building Society conveyancing panel?
There is little point in complaining directly to Beverley Building Society. Every solicitor firm and conveyancer must have a complaints procedure. Usually one can find this information from the solicitor’s or conveyancer’s website or ask at their office. They must tell you about it if you ask.

The Legal Ombudsman will make sure that your complaint is addressed by the solicitor. It can also advise you how to complain.

If a licensed conveyancer does not have a complaints procedure or will not tell you about it, contact the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), which will make sure that your complaint is properly dealt with by the conveyancer. Please see below for more information.