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Ready to buy a new home? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the Aviva Equity Release list of approved solicitors can put your transaction at risk of delay or failure.
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Aviva Equity Release Solicitor Panel Recently Asked Questions
My Solicitor is not on the Aviva Equity Release Solicitor Panel. Is it possible for me to retain my preferred solicitor even though they are not on the Aviva Equity Release panel?
You have a number of options available to you here:
- Carry on with your preferred lawyers but Aviva Equity Release will need to instruct a lawyer on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel. This will result in additional cost and potential delay.
- Get a new solicitor to act in the purchase, obviously checking they are on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel.
- Convince your lawyer to do everything within their powers to join the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel
I do hope you can help me. My solicitor is assuring me that he has to apply for a Local Authority search as the firm are on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel. Is my lawyer correct?
Unfortunately both you and your lawyer have little choice here. As you are taking a mortgage with Aviva Equity Release your lawyer has to comply with their conditions as set out in their version of the CML Conveyancing Handbook. Your lawyer would have previously signed the Terms and Conditions of Aviva Equity Release’s conveyancing panel appointment which obliges them to follow the CML Handbook requirements last updated Aviva Equity Release. even if you were a cash buyer you would be ill advised not to carry out a local authority search.
What tools are available to search for a local solicitor on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 10 miles to meet the conveyancer.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel search on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Aviva Equity Release solicitor panel.
We're in Birmingham, First timers buying with a mortgage (lender is Aviva Equity Release , but our lawyer is on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel is a help. It would almost certainly delay matters if they were not. However, no conveyancer should guarantee a time-frame for your conveyancing due to third parties outside of our control such as delays caused by lenders,conveyancing search providers or by the other side’s solicitors. The time taken is often determined by the number of parties in a chain
is it true that all solicitors on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority. Many lenders do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers (CLC).
We are getting a further advance on our mortgage from Aviva Equity Release as we wish to carry out a loft conversion to our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?
Aviva Equity Release do not ordinarily appoint a member of their conveyancing panel to deal with such a matter. If they did require any legal work then you would need to ensure that such a lawyer was on the Aviva Equity Release panel
Sometime soon me and my wife are remortgaging a flat in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon will soon beretained. My colleagueadvised that we enquire that the solicitor in Hendon is on the Aviva Equity Release list of approved conveyancing firms. Is this really necessary?
It is not that case that all Hendon conveyancing firms are on the Aviva Equity Release conveyancing panel. Use the above search tool to locate a Hendon conveyancing firm on the on the Aviva Equity Release approved list of lawyers.