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Melton Mowbray Building Society Conveyancing Panel : Questions and Answers

My mortgage broker has asked me for my lawyer’ panel member for the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel. Can you suggest how I discover this. I have contacted my local Melton Mowbray Building Society office but they have not responded to me.
Have you tried speaking to your lawyer about this?. A law firm is likely to keep a file or database of lender panel information which would include, if applicable their conveyancing panel details for Melton Mowbray Building Society.
Our son-in-law is about to exchange on a newly built flat with a mortgage from Melton Mowbray Building Society. His conveyancer has said that there is a delay in completing the ‘Disclosure of Incentive Form’. This document is news to me - what is it and who needs sight of it?
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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel as a standard part of the process, and to the surveyor 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 Melton Mowbray 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.

I see that you have a post code search directory identifying law firms on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel. Do firms pay you a commission if I instruct them for my own house purchase?
We are a listing service only for law firms wishing to communicate if they are on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel or other lender panels. We do not charge referral fees to the any conveyancer that you subsequently appoint.
I am attempting to get my ex-wife taken off the mortgage deeds. Can Melton Mowbray Building Society really tell me which solicitor I can or can not instruct?
You can use any solicitor you like but Melton Mowbray 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society solicitors panel
Are all Conveyancing Quality Solicitors on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel?
Some major lenders now use the accreditation scheme as the starting point for Panel approval such as HSBC and Santander. The Law Society’s CQS membership however is no guarantee to lender panel acceptance. That being said,the CML have indicated that it is likely to become a pre-requisite for firms wishing to remain on their panels.
Do the majority of banks 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 Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel requirements are different to Melton Mowbray Building Society’s conveyancing panel requirements.
After much negotiation I have agreed a price on a house. My mortgage broker recommended their conveyancers I paid an upfront payment of 225. Soon after the conveyancers contacted me to say that they were not on the Melton Mowbray Building Society conveyancing panel. Am I right in thinking that I should be due a refund?
You should be able to recover this from the law firm if they were not on the Melton Mowbray Building Society panel. They should have asked at the outset which lender you were obtaining a mortgage with. An important lesson to readers of this site is to check that the lawyers are on the appropriate lender panel.