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

This system assists the way you can prove to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their instructions, with alerts on Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s changes. Even though using this technology is not a condition for acceptance on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel, demonstrating you can stay up to date with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your panel application and, more importantly, protect your firm’s panel standing.

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

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Banks and building societies frequently vary their requirements. The BSA instructions from Norwich and Peterborough 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, Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has made 59 revisions or additions to sections of their version of the BSA Requirements.
That equates to a section change every 46.3 days. In total, 48% of the sections of the BSA Requirements for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been changed since 26/1/2010.

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Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Conveyancing Panel Recently Asked Questions from members of the public

My IFA has has requested my law firm’s panel reference for the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I discover this. I have e-mailed my local Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branch but they have not responded to me.
the sensible thing to do is ask for this information from your solicitor. They should have a central record lender panel numbers including the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel reference.
Our conveyancer has identified a defect with the lease for the flat we are buying. The seller’s lawyers have offered defective title insurance as a workaround. We are happy with insurance and will pay for it. Our lawyer says that as he is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel he must ensure that the lender is happy with this solution. Are we the client or is Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?
Just because you have a mortgage offer from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society does not mean to say that the property will be meet their requirements for the purposes of a mortgage. Your lawyer has to ensure that the lease has to comply with the CML Handbook Requirements. You and Norwich and Peterborough Building Society are the client. These conveyancing instructions have to be complied with by the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel who has to balance acting for you and Norwich and Peterborough Building Society
I require the services of a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel solicitor in Belfast. Could you help me?
Unfortunately it’s not apparent why you need a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel solicitor but in any event, if you can not find one on our search tool you will need to speak directly to Norwich and Peterborough Building Society to find out which solicitors in Norwich and Peterborough Building Society are on their panel. If you do find such a firm not listed please direct them to our site to list. After all the cost is only one £1 a month
I am attempting to get my ex-wife removed the mortgage deeds. Can Norwich and Peterborough Building Society really tell me which solicitor I can or can not retain?
You can use any solicitor you like but Norwich and Peterborough 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 Norwich and Peterborough Building Society solicitors panel
We expect to receive a DIP from Norwich and Peterborough Building Society this week so we can work out what to offer on a property we like as otherwise we are dependent on web based calculators (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc).Do the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society recommend a solicitor on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently
You will need to appoint solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society through the process.
My fiance and I are spending time viewing flats and now considering a potential offer. Should I already have a conveyancer appointed at this stage? I intend to finance via a mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society
You should start obtaining conveyancing quotes from solicitors ASAP. Once you decide who you want to use and once your offer is accepted you can instruct them to work for you and pass their details on the the estate agent. As you are getting a mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society , ask your prospective lawyers check they are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel otherwise they can't do the mortgage legal work.
I currently have a mortgage with with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Conveyancing was finalised a year ago. Should I wish to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a buy-to-let mortgage or inform Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?
You must advise Norwich and Peterborough Building Society in advance of renting your property as this is likely to be a breach of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s mortgage conditions. It may be that Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will permit you to let out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Norwich and Peterborough Building Society directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor.

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