Monmouthshire Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

COMPLETIONmonitor is web-based pre- and post-completion checklist for property lawyers. Supported by the CML 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 requirements, with alerts on Monmouthshire Building Society’s changes. Even though utilising the tool is not a prerequisite for Monmouthshire Building Society , demonstrating you can remain up to date with Monmouthshire Building Society’s Handbook requirements is a helpful support to your panel application and, more importantly, safeguard your panel standing.

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

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Banks and building societies frequently change their requirements. The UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook requirements from Monmouthshire 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 2008, Monmouthshire Building Society has made 414 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the CML Handbook.
That equates to a section change every 6.6 days. In total, 85% of the sections of P2 of the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook for Monmouthshire Building Society have been changed since 15/12/2008.

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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
14.2.2 07/03/2019 CML
16.1.1 07/03/2019 CML
16.5.3a 07/03/2019 CML
16.5.3c 07/03/2019 CML
5.14.12 07/03/2019 CML
6.7.6 07/03/2019 CML
5.20.4 07/03/2019 CML
6.11.1 11/10/2018 CML Obstruction of Access Indemnity Insurance
6.2.1 11/10/2018 CML
14.1.5 11/10/2018 CML

Last update 13/09/2019

FAQs : The Monmouthshire Building Society Solicitor Panel from members of the public

My mortgage broker has has requested my solicitor’s panel member for the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel. How do I obtain this. I have e-mailed my local Monmouthshire Building Society office but they cant find it on their system.
Have you tried speaking to your lawyer about this?. A law firm is likely to keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable their conveyancing panel details for Monmouthshire Building Society.
My grandson is buying a new build apartment with a home loan from Monmouthshire Building Society. His lawyer has advised him of a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?
The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor when requested.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

What tools are available to search for a local solicitor on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20 miles to meet the lawyer.
Feel free to make use of 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 Monmouthshire Building Society solicitor panel.
We're in London, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Monmouthshire Building Society , but our solicitor is on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a time-frame for your conveyancing due to third parties outside of our control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain
Can I be sure that the solicitor on the Monmouthshire Building Society panel is any good?
Getting recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always suggest that you speak with the solicitor conducting your conveyancing
I recently had an offer accepted on a house. My financial adviser pressured me to appoint their lawyers I paid an upfront payment of 225. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me to say that they were not on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Monmouthshire Building Society panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.
I was told three weeks ago that my mortgage has been agreed to by Monmouthshire Building Society. Is it usual for Monmouthshire Building Society to only issue the offer once my solicitor is approved on their conveyancing panel?
A lender would not issue an offer until they have details of a lawyer on their panel. It can take a few weeks for Monmouthshire Building Society to deal with your lawyers application to be on the Monmouthshire Building Society conveyancing panel. There's no guarantee that your solicitors will be accepted.