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FAQs : The Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing Panel

I was advised recently by my mortgage broker that my lawyer is not on the Earl Shilton Building Society Conveyancing panel. What can I do to be sure that this is correct?
The best course of action for you to take is to contact your conveyancer. It is reasonable to expect your lawyer to advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they may recommend you to a firm that is on the the approved Earl Shilton Building Society solicitor panel.
My god-son is purchasing a newly built flat with a home loan from Earl Shilton Building Society. His lawyer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. Who needs to receive the form?
The document is intended to provide information to the main parties involved in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when asked.

The Developer will be required to start the process by downloading the form and completing it.

The form will therefore need to be available for the valuer at the time of his or her site visit. The form should be sent to the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

Do I need to have a meeting at the offices of the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel solicitor to execute the mortgage deed? If so, I will choose one who does conveyancing in Newcastle so that I can pop in to their offices if required.
Most conveyancing panel lawyers for Earl Shilton Building Society undertake all of the work via the post, internet or over the phone. This means that they can undertake your Conveyancing Transaction no matter where you live in England or Wales. However you should check if you can still book an appointment to go into appointed conveyancing lawyer if you prefer.
I am attempting to get my ex-husband removed the mortgage deeds. Can Earl Shilton Building Society really insist on which solicitor I can or can not retain?
You can use any solicitor you like but Earl Shilton Building Society then has the right to appoint a different solicitor to act for them at your expense. It might be more cost effective and quicker to instruct a lawyer who is on the Earl Shilton Building Society solicitors panel
Do the majority of lenders operate their own panel of solicitors?
Many lenders do operate a restricted conveyancing panel but a lot of lenders allow any solicitors to join their panel so long as they meet their criteria. Each lender sets their own criteria. For example the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel requirements are different to Earl Shilton Building Society’s conveyancing panel criteria.
On the whole I have been dissatisfied with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
There is little point in complaining directly to Earl Shilton Building Society. Every solicitor firm and conveyancer must have a complaints procedure. Usually one can find this 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 properly dealt with 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.

My offer on house has been accepted, but there is a chain. The vendors have offered on somewhere, but not been accepted yet, and have viewings of other properties in the pipeline. My conveyancing solicitor has been instructed. What should be my next step? When should I get the mortgage app going with Earl Shilton Building Society?
It is usual to have concerns where there is a chain as you are unlikely to want to be too out of pocket too early (mortgage application is approx £1k, then survey/valuation, conveyancing search costs, etc). First you should check that your solicitor is on the Earl Shilton Building Society conveyancing panel. As to the next stages this very much depends on the circumstances of your case, desire for this property and on the state of the market. In a hot mortgage some buyers would pally for the mortgage with Earl Shilton Building Society and pay for the valuation and only if it comes back ok would they pay their solicitor to press on with searches.