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Common questions asked concerning the DB UK Bank Conveyancing Panel
My financial adviser has informed me that I have to pay DB UK Bank fees should I instruct my family lawyer. How efficient are the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel solicitors? I'm happy to use any solicitor in the country TBH provided that they are good and reasonably priced. Are there any DB UK Bank conveyancers you'd recommend?
DB UK Bank’s conveyancing panel is pretty large so your best bet is just to check with the firms you are getting quotes from whether they are on it. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that DB UK Bank will allow to act for them.
My lawyer has spotted an inconsistency when comparing the assumptions in DB UK Bank’s home valuation report and what is in the conveyancing documents. My lawyer informs me that as he is on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel he is duty bound to check that the bank is OK with this discrepancy and is still content to lend. Is my conveyancer’s stance right?
A precondition to being on the DB UK Bank approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on DB UK 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 you.
I am looking for conveyancing quotes online. Can I be confident that all the firms that are identified on your site are on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel?
The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices on our directory have advised us that they are on the DB UK Bank panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the DB UK Bank panel. To date we have not been informed by either a bank or a member of the public that the data about a specific firm being on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel is not accurate.
I am buying a terraced house and getting a mortgage with DB UK Bank. How practical is it for me to do the conveyancing?
Leaving aside the complexities and merits of DIY conveyancing you will have to appoint a solicitor on the DB UK 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 DB UK Bank conveyancing panel in your location.
We are getting a further advance on our mortgage from DB UK Bank as we wish to carry out alterations or improvements our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?
DB UK Bank would not normally instruct a member of their approved list of lawyers 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 DB UK Bank panel
We expect to receive a DIP from DB UK Bank this week so we know how much we could potentially offer as otherwise we only have online calculators to go by (which aren't taking into account credit checks etc).Do the DB UK Bank recommend a solicitor on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel, or is it better to go independently
You will need to appoint solicitors independently although you'll need to choose one on the DB UK Bank conveyancing panel. The solicitor represents both you and the DB UK Bank through the process.
On the whole I have been dissatisfied with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a DB UK Bank conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
There is little point in complaining directly to DB UK Bank. All solicitors and conveyancer must have a complaints procedure. You can get information from the solicitor’s or conveyancer’s website or ask at their office. They must tell you about it if you ask.
The Legal Ombudsman will make sure that your complaint is addressed by the solicitor. It can also advise you how to complain.
If a licensed conveyancer does not have a complaints procedure or will not tell you about it, contact the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), which will make sure that your complaint is properly dealt with by the conveyancer. Please see below for more information.