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Common questions asked concerning the Pepper Money (UK) Solicitor Panel

I have been advised by my broker that I have to pay Pepper Money (UK) fees if I use my own solicitor. How efficient are the Pepper Money (UK) conveyancing panel solicitors? I dont care which law firm I use provided that they are good and not exorbitantly priced. Would you recommend a specific law firm on the Pepper Money (UK) panel?
Pepper Money (UK)’s conveyancing panel is substantial so it would be advisable to check with the firms you are getting quotes from that they are on the panel. You can search by postcode on the search tool on this site to find solicitors that Pepper Money (UK) will allow to act for them.
My property lawyer is asking me for ID documents asserting that this is part of his requirements as a conveyancer on the Pepper Money (UK) Conveyancing panel. Am I being spun a yarn?
Anti-terror and anti-money-laundering rules require solicitors and licensed conveyancers to verify the identity of the person or body they are dealing with before they can accept their conveyancing business. The Terms and Conditions that you need to sign will no doubt confirm this. Your lawyer is right that Pepper Money (UK) also require certain documents to be viewed. If a you refuse to provide ID verification documents, your conveyancer would not be able to accept instructions from you. Your lawyer also has obligations to obtain certain documents in accordance with Pepper Money (UK) CML Handbook requirements last updated on Pepper Money (UK)
How do I search for a local solicitor on the Pepper Money (UK) conveyancing panel? I have a car and am prepared to travel up to 20 kilometers to meet the lawyer.
Feel free to make use of the find a conveyancing panel tool on this page. Please choose the lender and your location and you will see a number of lawyer located nearest you. Alternatively you can type in the name of your proposed law firm and see if they are listed as being on the Pepper Money (UK) solicitor panel.
I am thinking of mortgaging my home does my lawyer have to be on the Pepper Money (UK) Conveyancing panel?
In theory, you could use a solicitor that is not on Pepper Money (UK) conveyancing panel, but Pepper Money (UK) would require one of their panel solicitors to be instructed to act in their interests, and you'd have to pay for this - so most people instruct a panel solicitor. It's also easier, as otherwise you'd have to deal with two solicitors for the same transaction.
Can you point me to a directory of Pepper Money (UK) panel conveyancers on the Building Society Association’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 have agreed to purchase a house.One unusual aspect is that the roof has a solar panel. Pepper Money (UK) have issued a mortgage offer so presumably this is not a concern to them. Why is my solicitor raising questions about the panel?
Given that your lender is Pepper Money (UK) your lawyer must to check the Pepper Money (UK) conveyancing instructions contained in the Part of CML Handbook for Pepper Money (UK) . The CML Handbook contains minimum requirements for solar panel roof-space leases, and solicitors are required to report to Pepper Money (UK) where a lease does not meet these requirements. The requirements relate to the installation of panels on properties in England and Wales. The CML are developing guidance for Northern Ireland and Scotland.
We are are purchasing a garden flat in Hendon. Conveyancing solicitors in Hendon are preferred to beappointed. My motherrecommended that we enquire that the conveyancing practitioner in Hendon is on the Pepper Money (UK) panel. Surely I don't need to do this, do I?
Not all Hendon conveyancing solicitors are on the Pepper Money (UK) conveyancing panel. Click here to search for a Hendon conveyancing practitioner on the on the Pepper Money (UK) approved list of lawyers.