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Common questions asked concerning the Lloyds TSB Scotland Conveyancing Panel

The conveyancer my fiance and I had intended to instruct on a purchase said he would charge more if my lender is because of their difficult processes! Am I likely to be frustrated using Lloyds TSB Scotland? Is Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing so much more difficult?
Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing requirements for their panel are no better or no more complicated than most lenders. It is the case now the CML Handbook, the "bible" used by solicitors to establish lender requirements, is different for each lender. It is not clear if your lawyer is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel. If they are not, this does add further risk of delay as Lloyds TSB Scotland will appoint their own solicitors to look after their interest.
Our god-son is in the process of securing a new build apartment with a home loan from Lloyds TSB Scotland. His solicitor has advised him of a delay in receiving the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. What is this document - I have never come across this before?
The form is intended to provide information to the main parties engaged in the purchase. Therefore, it will be provided to your son’s lawyer who should be on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the valuer when requested.

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 Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel solicitor as early as possible, in order to avoid any last minute delays, and no later than at exchange of contracts.

I am looking for conveyancing quotes online. Can I be assured that all the law firms that are identified on your site are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel?
The law firms listed on our site have assured us via an online form that they are on the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the Lloyds TSB Scotland panel. To date we have not been informed by either a mortgage company or a member of the public that the data about a specific firm being on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel is not accurate.
We're in Birmingham, First timers purchasing with a mortgage (lender is Lloyds TSB Scotland , but our solicitor is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Lloyds TSB Scotland 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
Can you point me to a directory of Lloyds TSB Scotland panel solicitors on the Council of Mortgage Lender’s Website?
No. There is no such tool on the Council of Mortgage Lenders or Building Society Association websites. Very few lenders make their panel listings available online.
We are getting a further advance on our mortgage from Lloyds TSB Scotland as we wish to carry out alterations or improvements our home. Do we need to appoint a solicitor on the Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel to deal with the legals?
Lloyds TSB Scotland do not ordinarily instruct firms on their conveyancing panel 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 Lloyds TSB Scotland panel
I have agreed a price on a apartment I spoke to a solicitor recommended by my uncle and he advised using a law firm approved by Lloyds TSB Scotland. The estate agent recommended two local firms so I asked Lloyds TSB Scotland if the 2 suggested solicitors are approved, which they are not. Lloyds TSB Scotland pointed out that either firm can fill out the appropriate forms to become approved. Do I (1) save myself the aggravation and use one of Lloyds TSB Scotland 's conveyancing panel solicitors (2) Use the local solicitor and accept there may be delays etc as they go through the approval process.
Enquire of Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 Lloyds TSB Scotland 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 Lloyds TSB Scotland conveyancing panel as it may only take about 2-3 weeks. As long as they meet Lloyds TSB Scotland’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.