Leek United BS Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

Lexsure’s COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the Council of Mortgage Lenders and professional indemnity insures. COMPLETIONmonitor is a unique risk management tool.

This software optimises the way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can stay fully compliant with their requirements, with automatic updates on Leek United BS’s changes. While utilising the software is not a condition for being on the Leek United BS panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Leek United BS’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your panel application and, more importantly, protect your panel status.

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

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Banks and building societies often 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, frequently:

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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FAQs for the Leek United BS Solicitor Panel from members of the public

I appointed a firm of solicitors to work on my house purchase 5 weeks ago having applied for a mortgage with Leek United BS. The law firm reassured me that they are on Leek United BS conveyancing panel and advised me their panel number. Leek United BS then called me to say that their panel number was dormant and would need to be reactivated. What do I do from here? Should I appoint a new solicitor currently on the approved panel for Leek United BS?
You may be very frustrated with the lawyer but if it only go take a few more days they it may be worth waiting as, depending on how far progressed you are you may end up delaying the transaction by a number of weeks if you need to replace your solicitor You may wish to enlist the help of your broker to check with the Leek United BS as to how long they think it will take to get the firm to get back on the panel.
We are getting closer to an exchange and my parents having transferred 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 Leek United BS. Apparently, being on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Leek United BS if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I informed the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the home loan so is it really necessary for him to raise this?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Leek United BS 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 Leek United BS if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
I am purchasing a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in who is on the Leek United BS conveyancing. Can you recommend a local conveyancing firm?
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 purchasing a new build flat and getting a mortgage with Leek United BS. Can I do my own 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.
We have agreed to purchase a house.One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Leek United BS have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
Given that you are obtaining a mortgage with Leek United BS your lawyer must to check the Leek United BS conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Leek United BS . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Leek United BS where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. The CML are developing guidance for Northern Ireland and Scotland.
We were going to get a DIP from Leek United BS this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc).Do the Leek United BS recommend a solicitor on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel, or is it better to find our own lawyer
You will need to appoint solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and the Leek United BS through the process.
Can I register a complaint to Leek United BS about the lawyers being on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel?
Complaining to Leek United BS about their conveyancing panel is unlikely to yield much of a response. 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.