Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 professional indemnity insures. COMPLETIONmonitor is a unique risk mitigation tool.

This system facilitates the way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their instructions, with alerts on Lloyds TSB Scotland’s changes. While utilising the tool is not a prerequisite for Lloyds TSB Scotland , demonstrating you can remain up to date with Lloyds TSB Scotland’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your application to their lender panel and, just as importantly, protect your panel status.

COMPLETIONmonitor creates real-time alerts, automatically produces regulatory and CQS reports, and will improve your firm's efficiency. It is also user friendly, cost-effective and, for many firms, leads to reduced PII premiums.

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Mortgage companies frequently vary their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 2008, Lloyds TSB Scotland has made 311 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 8.8 days. In total, 43% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Lloyds TSB Scotland have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
6.7.1 21/06/2019 CML
16.1.1 05/06/2018 CML
6.7.1 07/03/2018 CML
6.7.1 10/07/2017 CML
5.1.1 24/10/2016 CML
6.7.1 09/05/2016 CML
5.8.1 11/04/2016 CML
1.11a 24/04/2015 CML
16.4.1 24/04/2015 CML
5.20.3 19/01/2015 CML

Last update 10/04/2020

Lloyds TSB Scotland Conveyancing Panel Recently Asked Questions from members of the public

I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Lloyds TSB Scotland fees if I use my own solicitor. How efficient are the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel solicitors? I dont care which law firm I use as long as they're good and reasonably priced. Would you recommend a specific law firm on the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel?
Lloyds TSB Scotland’s conveyancing panel is substantial so your best bet is just to check with the firms you are getting quotes from whether they are on it. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that Lloyds TSB Scotland will allow to act for them.
I am due to move into my new home next Thursday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as as he informs me that he is duty bound to validate that it is in order for Lloyds TSB Scotland. What does the insurance need to cover?
All property lawyers on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel would need to check that the following risks are covered fire; lightning; aircraft; explosion; earthquake; storm; flood; escape of water or oil; riot; malicious damage; theft or attempted theft; falling trees and branches and aerials; subsidence; heave;landslip;collision;accidental damage to underground services;professional fees, demolition and site clearance costs; and public liability to anyone else. There are some other issues such as the level of excess that are set out in Lloyds TSB Scotland’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on Lloyds TSB Scotland). Being on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these requirements.
I am looking to buy a flat and require a conveyancing solicitor in Leeds who is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland solicitor. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Lloyds TSB Scotland . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I was expecting to move into my first house last Thursday. My lawyer’s firm is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel but has changed address 8 weeks ago and had not advised Lloyds TSB Scotland of their new address. Lloyds TSB Scotland has locked down the release of mortgage funds as the information from the solicitors isn't correct.
This is as unusual as it is unlucky. The majority of lender Terms of Conveyancing Panel Appointment specifically oblige the solicitor to inform the lender of an address change. Your solicitor needs to treat this with the utmost urgency. Do speak with or register your concern with the senior partner (assuming he or she is not your direct lawyer). Most lenders would be reasonable in this situation and expedite the resolution of this issue. It may be prudent to enlist the help of your local Lloyds TSB Scotland branch or your mortgage broker to see if they can help.
Is the case that all CQS (Conveyancing Quality Scheme) solicitors on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel?
It is true that some banks and building societies now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS accreditation however is 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 join their approved list of firms.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Lloyds TSB Scotland. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that they are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel
We are are buying a 1st floor apartment in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon will soon beretained. My brother-in-lawrecommended that we double-check that the conveyancing practitioner in Hendon is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland solicitors panel. Aren't all lawyers on the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel?
A limited percentage of Hendon conveyancing solicitors are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel. 8 people a month use our search tool to locate a Hendon conveyancing lawyer on the on the Lloyds TSB Scotland solicitors pane.