I was notified recently by my broker that my Wollaton solicitor is not on the mortgage company Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be certain that this is indeed the case?
You need to call your Wollaton lawyer directly. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you of the situation. Where they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the approved list of lawyers for your bank.
Would the conveyancing solicitors identified via your search tool perform conveyancing in Wollaton by way of an attended exchange?
There are a few conveyancing experts carrying out 24hr exchanges. Do call us to obtain a fee calculation and details as to availability.
In reading online forums for a conveyancing solicitor in Wollaton, most advise that I must use a CQS assured solicitor. Can you explain what CQS is?
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices issued by the Law Society. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon: * the integrity of the senior responsible officer and other key conveyancing staff * the firm's adherence to good practice management standards * adherence to prudent and efficient conveyancing procedures via the scheme protocol Membership includes many companies who handle conveyancing in Wollaton.
Is it best to go with a Wollaton conveyancing solicitor who is local to the property I am buying? I have an old university friend who can handle the legal work but his firm is located 300kilometers away.
The benefit of a local Wollaton conveyancing practice is that you can visit the firm to sign paperwork, hand in your ID and pester them if necessary. They will also have local knowledge which is a bonus. However nothing is more important than finding someone that will pull out all the stops for you. If you know people who used your friend and the majority were content that must outweigh using an unfamiliar Wollaton conveyancing lawyer solely due to them being round the corner.
What tools are available to find a Wollaton conveyancing solicitor on the mortgage company conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 25kilometers to meet the solicitor.
You can use the find a conveyancing panel tool on this page. Please choose the lender and your location, in this case Wollaton and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest Wollaton. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the mortgage company solicitor panel.