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Find a Rutland Conveyancing Solictior on Your Lender’s Panel

Ready to buy a new home in Rutland? Failing to check that a lawyer is on your lender’s list of approved solicitors can put your Rutland conveyancing at risk of delay or failure.

Only LenderPanel.com provides a subset of authorised Rutland conveyancers for over 130 lenders.


Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Rutland

Is the fact that my solicitor in Rutland is not listed on my bank's solicitor panel that there is a problem with the standard of the firm’s conveyancing?

That is most likely an incorrect assumption to make. There are plenty of plausible explanations. Just recently a report by the solicitors regulator indicated 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) low volume of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Should you be concerned you should contact the Rutland conveyancing firm and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

Having sold my house in Rutland last March but my buyer keeps telephoning me to say her lawyer needs to hear from myconveyancer. What are the post completion sale formalities now that I have sold?

Following your sale your solicitor should forward the transfer deeds and all additional paperwork to the buyer’s lawyers. Where appropriate, your lawyer must also send confirmation that the legal charge in favour of the lender has been redeemed to the purchasers conveyancers. There is unlikely to be post completion steps unique to conveyancing in Rutland.

My Solicitor in Rutland has never been on on the Nottingham Building Society Conveyancing Panel. Can I still use my family solicitor even though they are excluded from the Nottingham Building Society approved list?

The limited options open to you here include:

  1. Carry on with your existing Rutland lawyers but Nottingham Building Society will need to instruct a solicitor on their list of acceptable firms. This will inevitably rack up the overall legal charges and result in delays.
  2. Get an alternative solicitor to to deal with the conveyancing, remembering to check they are Nottingham Building Society approved.
  3. Persuade your Nottingham Building Society based solicitor to try to join the Nottingham Building Society panel

How simple is it to use your search facility to get a quote from a conveyancing practitioner in Rutland on the panel for my bank?

Step one is to choose a bank such as National Westminster Bank, The Mortgage Works or Britannia then specify your preferred area for instance Rutland. Conveyancing practices in Rutland and across England and Wales will then be listed.

My husband and I accepted an offer on a Rutland house left to us 5 years ago in 2010. I have over 15 years conveyancing know-how and, now retired, wish to conduct my own legal work. The purchaser's property lawyer has informed me that their building society will not allow us to do our own conveyancing mandating that the funds to be transferred to a solicitor's bank account.

Lending instructions to conveyancers from all CML members state that If the vendor does not have legal representation the borrower's lawyers should check whether the bank needs to be informed so that a decision can be reached if they are prepared to move forward.

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