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Frequently asked questions relating to the Mansfield Building Society Conveyancing Panel

I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Mansfield Building Society fees should I instruct my family lawyer. How efficient are the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel solicitors? I'm happy to use any solicitor in the country TBH as long as they're good and reasonably priced. Are there any Mansfield Building Society conveyancers you'd recommend?
Mansfield Building Society’s conveyancing panel is pretty large so it would be advisable 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 Mansfield Building Society will allow to act for them.
We are approaching an exchange and my mum and dad having transferred the 10% deposit to my lawyer. I am now advised that as the deposit has not come from me my lawyer needs to disclose this to my lender Mansfield Building Society. Apparently, being on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Mansfield Building Society if the balance of the mortgage advance is not just from me. I advised the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the mortgage so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Mansfield Building Society to make sure that they are aware that the balance of the purchase price is not from your own funds. Your solicitor can only report this to Mansfield Building Society if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
I am buying a house and require a conveyancing solicitor in Manchester who is on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing. Could you point me in the right direction as regards a conveyancing firm?
Our service is a directory service for firms who wish to be listed as being on the approved conveyancing panel for Mansfield Building Society . We don’t recommend any particular firm.
The firm that I appointed last week on my purchase in Brighton has suddenly closed. I only went with them because I had to have a lawyer on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel and my previous lawyer was not. I gave them a cheque for £150 in advance. What do I do now?
If you have an estate agent involved then inform them straight away so that they advise the vendors that there may be a slight delay due to the problems encountered. Hopefully they will be sympathetic and urge their lawyer to send a new set of papers to your new solicitors. You should appoint new lawyers that are on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel and notify the lender. If you have paid over any money it will hopefully be held by the SRA as money in an intervened firm's bank accounts is transferred to the SRA. Then, the SRA or the intervention agent looks at the intervened firm's accounts to work out who the money belongs to. To claim your money you will need to contact the SRA. If the SRA cannot return money you are owed from the firm's bank accounts, or if they can only return part of the money, you can apply to the Compensation Fund for a grant. Your new lawyers should be in a position to assist
is it true that all solicitors on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel regulated by the SRA?
As solicitors, in order to be on the Mansfield Building Society 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).
Last month we had a mortgage agreed in principle with Mansfield Building Society. Solicitors have been appointed? How long does it take for Mansfield Building Society to send the offer to our conveyancer
There is no definitive answer here. Have Mansfield Building Society conducted the survey? Have you advised Mansfield Building Society as your lawyers details and checked that your lawyer is on the Mansfield Building Society conveyancing panel? sometimes it can take as long as six weeks for a mortgage offer to be issued
Completion of my purchase has taken place with a mortgage from Mansfield Building Society. Conveyancing was of an acceptable standard but I feel I should register my dissatisfaction about Mansfield Building Society. How do I make a complaint?
All banks and building societies have complaints procedures. Your first point of contact should be one of the Mansfield Building Society branches or the Customer Care Team at Mansfield Building Society head office. In most cases complaints to Mansfield Building Society are sorted out effectively and efficiently. However if you are not satisfied that the matter is resolved you can write to the Financial Ombudsman Service at South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9SR with full details of your complaint.