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Ready to buy a new home? Failing to check that a lawyer is on the list of approved solicitors can put your transaction at risk of delay or failure.

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Examples of recent questions relating to the Leek United BS Solicitor Panel

I was advised recently by my estate agent that my property lawyer is not on the Leek United BS Conveyancing panel. How can I check?
The best course of action for you to take is to contact your lawyer directly. You lawyer should advise you of the situation. If they are not on the panel they could put your in touch with solicitors on the the approved Leek United BS solicitor panel.
I am buying a brand new duplex and my lawyer is advising me that she has to disclose incentives from the builder as her practice is on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel. I am under pressure to sign contracts and I dont want to delay deal. is my lawyer taking the correct approach?
You should not exchange unless you have advised to do so by your lawyer. A precondition to being on the Leek United BS approved panel is to comply with the CML Handbook requirements (last updated for this lender on Leek United BS). The CML Conveyancing Handbook requires that your lawyer have the appropriate Disclosure of Incentive form completed by the developer and accepted by your lender.
I am purchasing a property and need a conveyancing solicitor in Newcastle who is on the Leek United BS approved. Can you recommend a local solicitor?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Leek United BS . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
We're in London, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Leek United BS , but our lawyer is on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Leek United BS 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 solicitor firms on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel overseen by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Leek United BS conveyancing panel they would need to be regulated by the SRA. Many lenders do allow licenced conveyancers on their panel in which case such firms would be regulated by the Council of Licensed Conveyancers (CLC).
How can we tell if a solicitor on the Leek United BS panel is any good?
Getting recommendations is a sensible starting point. Before you go ahead check if they offer a no sale no fee offer. Also you often get what you pay for - a firm which quotes more will often provide a better service than one which is cheap as chips. We would always advocate that you speak with the lawyer carrying out your transaction
Leek United BS have agreed my mortgage in principle, my offer on house has been accepted, now what?
The estate agent will want to know who your solicitors are (make sure these solicitors are on the lenders panel). Call up Leek United BS or your broker and complete any relevant paperwork. Leek United BS will tell you what documents they want. Leek United BS will instruct a valuer. The valuer will get in touch with the estate agent or seller to book an appointment. Once conducted (assuming no problems) it takes about week to get a mortgage offer. Leek United BS will issue the offer to you and your lawyer. The transaction will then take it’s course according the nature and complexity of the conveyancing.