Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Conveyancing Lender Panel Compliance Tool

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

This software is the only way you can demonstrate to lender panels that you are, and can remain fully compliant with their requirements, with alerts on Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s changes. Even though utilising the tool is not a prerequisite for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society , demonstrating you can stay up to date with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s Handbook requirements is an excellent support to your application to their lender panel and, just as importantly, protect your panel status.

COMPLETIONmonitor generates real-time alerts, automatically produces regulatory 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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Lenders often 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, over time:

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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Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
D.13 23/11/2018 BSA
D.34 27/04/2017 BSA
C.12 27/04/2017 BSA
E.12 21/03/2016 BSA
B.3 02/11/2015 BSA
C.12 26/11/2014 BSA
D.25 06/10/2014 BSA
D.24 06/10/2014 BSA
A.12 08/01/2014 BSA
B.3 29/10/2013 BSA

Last update 21/09/2019

Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Solicitor Panel Example Support Desk Enquires from members of the public

My mortgage broker has says he needs my lawyer’ panel reference for the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. What is the best way to find this out. I have contacted my local Norwich and Peterborough Building Society branch but they have not got back to me yet.
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 Norwich and Peterborough Building Society.
Expecting to move into my new home next Monday. I have now been asked to send a copy of my building insurance schedule by my solicitor as he says that he has to check this in has capacity as lawyer for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. What risks do Norwich and Peterborough Building Society expect the insurance to cover?
Any lawyer on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society 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 Norwich and Peterborough Building Society’s Part 2 requirements of the CML Handbook (last updated on Norwich and Peterborough Building Society). Being on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel your lawyer is expect to follow these requirements.
Do I have to attend the offices of the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor to sign the mortgage deed? If so, I will appoint a lawyer who conducts conveyancing in Manchester so that I can attend their offices if required.
As opposed to ten years ago, most lenders no longer require their conveyancing panel solicitor to witness the borrowers signature. You will still be obliged to provide ID Documents and there are still distinct advantages to using a local solicitor, in your case a conveyancing solicitor in Manchester .
I am considering applying for a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society mortgage for purchase of a newly converted (under development) with 65 per cent LTV. Is it compulsory to choose a solicitor on the conveyancing panel for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?
In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel, but Norwich and Peterborough Building Society would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same conveyancing matter.
I had instructed online solicitors based in Birmingham who are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society solicitor panel. They have just invoiced me a separate fee of £150 for dealing with the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society mortgage. Is this a supplemental conveyancing fee set by Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?
Unfortunately, as long as it is in their Terms and Conditions or Quote then yes your solicitors can charge a fee for this. This fee is not set by Norwich and Peterborough Building Society but by your lawyers. Some firms on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will charge an ‘acting for lender’ fee and others do not.
At last I have had an offer on an apartment accepted, the seller does however have a dependent purchase. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What do I do now? When should I get the mortgage app going with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society?
It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey/valuation, conveyancing search costs, etc). First you should check that your solicitor is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot mortgage some buyers would pally for the mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.
Sometime soon me and my wife are acquiring a penthouse in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon will soon begiven the go-ahead. My brokerrecommended that we check that the solicitor in Hendon is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society solicitors panel. Is this right?
Not all Hendon conveyancing solicitors are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to find a Hendon conveyancing firm on the on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society solicitors pane.