Leek United BS Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is an online pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the Council of Mortgage Lenders and PI insurers such as AmTrust. It is a unique risk management tool.

This system facilitates the way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their instructions, with notifications given on Leek United BS’s changes. Even though using the tool is not a prerequisite for Leek United BS , demonstrating you can remain up to date with Leek United BS’s Handbook requirements is a helpful support to your application to their lender panel and, more importantly, safeguard your firm’s panel standing.

COMPLETIONmonitor creates real-time alerts, automatically produces SRA and CQS reports, and will improve your firm's efficiency. In addition it is simply to use, cost-effective and, for some firms, leads to reduced PII premiums.

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Lenders frequently vary their requirements. The BSA instructions from Leek United BS are not guidelines, they are instructions from a client. As with many clients, instructions can change - and they do change, over time:

A Timeline of Policy Changes


Since 2010, Leek United BS has made 13 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the BSA Requirements.
That equates to a section change every 210.0 days. In total, 8% of the sections of the BSA Requirements for Leek United BS have been changed since 26/1/2010.

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Common questions asked concerning the Leek United BS Solicitor Panel from members of the public

I am obtaining a mortgage with Leek United BS. I hope to retain the legal services of a Licensed Conveyancer. Does the Leek United BS Conveyancing panel allow for Licensed Conveyancers
Leek United BS’s approved solicitor list is, like many other lenders represented by the Council or Mortgage Lenders or BSA, open to Licensed Conveyancers regulated by the CLC.
can you help? My solicitor is assuring me that she is duty-bound to apply for a Local Authority search because the firm are on the Leek United BS solicitor panel. Is this really necessary?
You have limited options available to you. Given that you are taking out a loan with Leek United BS your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of Leek United BS’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook requirements last updated Leek United BS. even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out a local authority search.
I am purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in who is on the Leek United BS approved. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Leek United BS . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I am buying a right to buy flat and getting a mortgage with Leek United BS. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to made in you doing to conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel in your location.
My wife and I have arranged a further advance on our mortgage from Leek United BS as we wish to carry out a loft conversion to our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel to deal with the paperwork?
Leek United BS do not ordinarily appoint a member of their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they did require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Leek United BS panel
Completion of my remortgage has taken place with a loan from Leek United BS. Conveyancing was satisfactory but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about Leek United BS. How do I make a complaint?
Most lenders have complaints procedures. Your first port of call should be one of the Leek United BS branches or the Customer Care Department at Leek United BS head office. In most cases complaints to Leek United BS are sorted out very quickly. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is resolved you can write to the Financial Ombudsman Service at South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR who will take matters further.
I am selling my house. I had a double glazing fitted in month 2010 but did not receive a FENSA certificate or Building Regulation Certificate. My buyer's lender, Leek United BS are being pedantic. The solicitor who is on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel is happy to accept ‘lack of building regulation’ insurance but Leek United BS are insisting on a building regulation certificate. Why do Leek United BS have a conveyancing panel of they don’t accept advice from them?
It is probably the case that Leek United BS have referred the matter to their valuer. The reason why Leek United BS may not want to accept indemnity insurance is because it does not give them any reassurance that the double glazing correctly and safely installed. It merely protects against enforcement action which is very unlikely anyway.