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Examples of recent questions relating to the Investec Solicitor Panel
How easy is it to change a solicitor as I need to find one who is on the Investec conveyancing panel. Is it practical to instruct different lawyers?
If you haven't yet instructed a solicitor to do anything for you and have just received quotes, you're perfectly free to choose a different solicitor to carry out your work for you. The best way is to get recommendations from friends or family who have actually used the solicitor or conveyancer you're considering.
We are due to exchange on the purchase a house but as a result of damage from the recent storms I have agreed compensation from the seller of £3k approx by way of a reduction in the price. This was going to be dealt with as part of the conveyancing process but my mortgage company Investec will not agree to this. Why was Investec even consulted?
Your lawyer being on the Investec conveyancing panel is duty bound to inform Investec of any changes to the purchase price. If you were to refuse your lawyers to disclose the reduction to Investec then they would have to discontinue acting for you and Investec.
I am purchasing a house and need a conveyancing solicitor in London who is on the Investec solicitor. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Investec . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
I am remortgaging my property does my lawyer have to be on the Investec Conveyancing panel?
There is nothing to stop you using your solicitor but Investec will insist on their interests being represented by a firm on their conveyancing panel. There is much more potential for delays and confusion with an additional lawyer added to the mix, and it will undoubtedly be more expensive too.
Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Investec. Solicitors have been appointed? What is the average time that one could expect to receive a mortgage offer from Investec?
There is no definitive answer here. Have Investec done the valuation? Have you advised Investec as your lawyers details and checked that your lawyer is on the Investec conveyancing panel? sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued
I have not been happy with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a Investec conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
Complaining to Investec about their conveyancing panel is unlikely to yield much of a response. 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 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.
Intending to buy a house with a mortgage with Investec. I have received an online quote from a licensed conveyancer, which states: "There will be no charge for dealing with the Lender if you are obtaining a mortgage". I take this to mean that there will be no additional fee if the solicitor is on the Investec conveyancing panel. I wanted to make sure it means there will be no additional fees for dealing with the mortgage.
They are simply saying that the cost for acting for the lender is included in the fee being quoted. It is worth you checking that they are on the Investec conveyancing panel