Barclays plc Conveyancing Panel Information

UK Finance Designator: Barclays Bank UK PLC
Jurisdiction: England and Wales

The information on this page is designed to keep solicitors and licensed conveyancers abreast of latest requirements changes by Barclays plc and to assist in remaining on the Barclays plc Solicitor Panel.

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Barclays plc Solicitor Panel: Recently Asked Questions

Can a practice register a complaint to the CML about being suspended from the Barclays plc conveyancing panel?
The CML is an association rather than a regulator and therefore will not investigate grievances against lenders. You can of course contact Lexsure to see if we can help.

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Will the fact that my firm receives Alerts via this site help in my application to join the Barclays plc conveyancing panel?
The requirements to join the Barclays plc conveyancing panel is likely to be fairly detailed and is unlikely to include signing up to LENDERmonitor alerts.
In carrying out leasehold due diligence do Barclays plc conveyancing panel lawyers need to consider if there is a missing freeholder?
Given that your firm in is on the Barclays plc conveyancing panel and you are acting for them in relation to a leasehold property, you must report to them if it becomes apparent that the landlord is either absent or insolvent. If Barclays plc are to lend, they may require indemnity insurance. In any event,you will need to check Barclays plc’s specific requirements. Notwithstanding whether Barclays plc will lend in such circumstances you still need to advise the borrower (unless you are acting for Barclays plc alone) as to the risks of buying a property with an insolvent or absentee freeholder.
Are figures published revealing the Barclays plc conveyancing panel size as well as the number of conveyancing firms removed from their panel each year?
With lenders and conveyancing firms working so closely with one another it is surprising that there has not been much call for the introduction of a bit of transparency regarding not just the figures for the Barclays plc conveyancing panel but for all bank panels
The firm I run is a Lexcel accredited firm on the Barclays plc conveyancing panel. Do you have ideas as to how we can market our firm as specialists in conveyancing in Hendon on the Barclays plc panel?
14 people search for a property lawyer on the Barclays plc panel on a monthly basis in Hendon. Please contact the team at lenderpanel.com to see how your firm can be listed by those searching for conveyancing in Hendon.
If my application is successful will CQS membership secure my firm’s acceptance on to lenders conveyancing panels?
The Law Society’s CQS membership gives no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. Nevertheless the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a prerequisite for firms wishing to join their approved list of firms. A number of Lenders now use CQS as the starting point for Panel membership as is the case with Astra Mortgages.
I am on the Barclays plc conveyancing panel and all set to complete a remortgage within the next few weeks. I dont have a Mortgage Deed for the client to sign. Who do I contact at Barclays plc to request substitute deeds?
You would be advised to contact Barclays plc to obtain standard documents. The CML Handbook contains an express inquiry for lenders to reveal who to contact to obtain standard documents. Please remember to disclose the firm’s Barclays plc solicitors panel reference.
Average number of days to register title including a charge in favour of Barclays plc
This information relates to purchase only and not remortgages.
YearDays*
2013 26.5
2012 30.6
2011 25.8
* Data aggregated from sources including COMPLETIONmonitor

Recent Changes Include

# Date Assoc. Changes Related To
5.14.9 19/01/2019 CML
5.19.1 04/07/2018 CML
5.19.1 18/07/2017 CML
16.5.3a 01/06/2017 CML
5.19.1 23/08/2016 CML
6.14.1 30/11/2015 CML
5.5.1b 01/12/2014 CML
6.14.1b 01/12/2014 CML
6.14.1d 01/12/2014 CML
6.14.1 01/12/2014 CML

Last update 14/02/2019

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