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Is the fact that my conveyancer is not isted on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society Solicitor panel that there is a problem with the quality of her work?
It would not be wise to jump to that conclusion. There are all sorts of perfectly reasonable explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated 76% of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 3 reasons are as follows: (1) lack of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. If you are concerned you should simply call the firm and ask them why they are no longer on the approved list for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society.
We are only a couple days away from 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 make a notification to my lender Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. I am advised that, being on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel and acting on their behalf he must inform Norwich and Peterborough Building Society if the balance of the mortgage advance is coming from anyone other than me. I informed the bank about my parent’s contribution when I applied for the home loan so is it really necessary for this now to be an issue?
Your lawyer is obliged to check with Norwich and Peterborough 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 Norwich and Peterborough Building Society if you agree, failing which, your lawyer must cease to continue acting.
I have been looking for online conveyancing estimates. Can I be assured that all the firms that are identified on your site are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel?
The solicitor and licensed conveyancing practices on our directory have assured us via an online form that they are on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel and agreed to advise us to take down their listing in the event of removal off of the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel. To date we have not been informed by either a bank or a member of the public that the data about a specific firm being on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel is incorrect.
We're in Birmingham, First time buyers buying with a mortgage (lender is Norwich and Peterborough Building Society , but our solicitor is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel). How long should the conveyancing process take?
The fact that your lawyer is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society 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
I have paid off my mortgage with Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. I assume I don't need a solicitor on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel to remove the mortgage at the Land Registry. Am I right?
If you have finished paying off your Norwich and Peterborough Building Society mortgage they may send you evidence showing that you have paid it off. Alternatively they may notify the Land Registry directly. The Land Registry need to see this evidence before they will remove the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society mortgage from the register. Norwich and Peterborough Building Society,and any evidence they send you, will determine the action you need to take. In cases where no conveyancer is acting for you and you have paid off your mortgage: but are not moving to another property where the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has sent the Land Registry the discharge electronically, and the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has instructed the Land Registry to do so The Land Registry will send you a letter confirming that your Norwich and Peterborough Building Society mortgage has been paid off.
I have not been happy with the level or service received from my lawyer. Is there a Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel complaints department or do I complain directly to the law firm?
Complaining to Norwich and Peterborough Building Society 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 addressed 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.

I can not work out if my mortgage offer obliges me to make sure the lease term for the flat is extended prior to the completion date . I have telephoned Norwich and Peterborough Building Society on numerous occasions and told it wasn't a problem and they would lend. My solicitor - who is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society conveyancing panel- telephoned and was told not they would not lend in accordance with their CML Handbook minimum lease term requirements. Who do I believe?
As long as the conveyancer is on the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society panel she or he must comply with the CML Handbook requirements for Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. Unless your lawyer obtains specific confirmation in writing that Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will go ahead your lawyer has no choice but to refrain from exchanging contract and committing you to the purchase. We would suggest that you ask Norwich and Peterborough Building Society to contact your lawyer in writing confirming that they will accept the remaining number of years left on the lease.