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FAQs : The Danske Bank Conveyancing Panel
Is the fact that my solicitor is not isted on the Danske Bank Conveyancing panel that there is a problem with the quality of the firm’s conveyancing?
It would not be wise to jump to that conclusion. There are all sorts of perfectly reasonable explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 3 reasons are as follows: (1) lack 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. If you are concerned you should simply call the firm and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for Danske Bank.
My lawyer has uncovered an inconsistency when comparing the surveyor’s assumptions in Danske Bank’s valuation report and what is revealed within the title deeds. My lawyer informs me that as he is on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel he is duty bound to check that the bank is happy with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s approach right?
A precondition to being on the Danske Bank approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Danske Bank) which do require that your lawyer disclose any incorrect assumptions in the lender’s valuation report and the legal papers. Should you refuse to allow your lawyer to make the appropriate notification then your lawyer will have no choice but to discontinue acting for both parties.
Whilst your website is a good idea there are many lawyers listed near London on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel. It would be a lot more helpful if you could recommend a specific firm on the conveyancing panel for Danske Bank ?
We do not recommend specific firms as the right firm for you depends on where your priorities lie. For example you may require a local firm with local knowledge or you might be looking for the low cost conveyancing. We recommend that you speak to 3 or 4 lawyers listed before you make your choice..
I am buying a right to buy flat and getting a mortgage with Danske Bank. Can I do my own conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel to look after their interests. Most people therefore find it easier to let the solicitor act for them and the lender. Furthermore there is minimal cost savings to made in you doing to conveyancing for yourself and another lawyer conducting the conveyancing for the lender. Please feel free to use the search tool to find a lawyer on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel in your location.
Hi, thinking about buying a house off my mate. Once we agree a price, what’s the best way to move forward? I plan to obtain a mortgage with Danske Bank. Is there anyway to cut out the solicitors to save us both money? My father said that years ago it was possible to take the documents into the local Land Registry office and they did the rest
If you are getting a mortgage with Danske Bank involved you will need to appoint a solicitor on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel. We would not encourage you to both use the same solicitors' firm. There are clear conflict of interest issues and it's not going to make a huge difference to the speed of the overall process. So as not to hold things us you should pass on your solicitors details to Danske Bank. Feel free to use our search tool to look for a licensed conveyancer or solicitor on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel.
I have agreed a price on a flat I spoke to a lawyer recommended by my mum and he suggested using a law firm approved by Danske Bank. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked Danske Bank if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. Danske Bank suggested that either firm can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of Danske Bank 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Ask Danske Bank to suggest a law firm in your location. Lenders have them all over the country. You can also use our search tool at the top of this page to search for a lawyer on the Danske Bank conveyancing panel based on location. If you particularly like the sound of one of the local lawyers that you have spoken to ask them if they would go onto Danske Bank conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet Danske Bank’s requirements it can be a very simple job for the solicitor. Other stuff will be going on in parallel (as you are at an early stage) so it may not delay matters.
I have a mortgage with Danske Bank. Conveyancing was finalised a year ago. Should I wish to rent out my property and do not currently have a buy-to-let mortgage do I need to remortgage to a BTL mortgage or inform Danske Bank?
Danske Bank must be informed of your intention in advance of letting out your property as this is likely to be a breach of Danske Bank’s mortgage conditions. In many cases banks or building societies will allow you to rent out your former home without needing to switch to a buy-to-let mortgage but some lenders will add a surcharge to your mortgage rate to reflect the higher risk. You should contact Danske Bank directly. It should not be necessary to do this via a Danske Bank conveyancing panel solicitor.