Much to our surprise we have been advised by our mortgage adviser that my Burnt Oak the law firm I have appointed is not on the lender Solicitor panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?
The best course of action for you to take is to contact your Burnt Oak conveyancer. You lawyer should notify you what has happened. Where they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a Burnt Oak conveyancing practice that is on the approved list of lawyers for your bank.
Do the conveyancing solicitors that you recommend conduct auction conveyancing in Burnt Oak?
There are a number of auction solicitors we can connect you with those who can conduct auction conveyancing. Burnt Oak is one of our locations where our lawyers are based.
We see that you have a search directory listing solicitors on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I instruct them for our conveyancing in Burnt Oak?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Yorkshire BS conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint for your conveyancing in Burnt Oak.
We wanted to use a property lawyer in Burnt Oak for our house move. Our financial adviser has since advised us that our mortgage company Lloyds TSB Bank won't deal with them. Surely this is unduly restrictive?
Before the recession most banks had a different appetite for risk. Almost all Burnt Oak conveyancing firms would have been on most lender panels. The Financial Services Authority in 2010 conducted a thematic investigation into mortgage fraud which come to the conclusion: know the conveyancing solicitors dealt with. Consequently, mortgage companies are increasingly seeing more information from law firms regarding their operations and the individuals who work for them and establishing certain criteria such a completing on a minimum number of transactions. Many Burnt Oak conveyancing firms that have been excluded from lender panels have a 100% healthy track record, no complaints and no claims and didn't just 'dabble' in conveyancing. Burnt Oak is amongst the thousands of locations where the lawyers showing on our search results are members of the panel for Lloyds TSB Bank.
I used Arc property Solicitors several years past for my conveyancing in Burnt Oak. Now, I need the documents however cannot find the solicitor. What do I do?
You should contact the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) to assist in tracking down your conveyancing files. They can be contacted on please contact on 0870 606 2555. Alternatively, you should use their online form to make an enquiry. You will need to provide the SRA with as much information as possible to assist their search, including the name and address in Burnt Oak of the conveyancing firm of solicitors you previously instructed, the name of conveyancing solicitor with whom you had dealings, and the date on which you last had dealings with the firm.
I have been sourcing a conveyancing practitioner in Burnt Oak for my sale. Is there any facility to check a firm’s complaints history with the profession’s regulator?
Members of the public may review presented Solicitor Regulator Association (SRA) decisions arising from inquisitions commenced on or after 1 January 2008. Visit Check a solicitor's record. For records about the period before 1 January 2008, or to check a solicitors record, call 0870 606 2555, 08.00 - 18.00 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 09.30 - 18.00 Tuesday. International callers, call +44 (0)121 329 6800. The regulator could monitor call for training reasons.