Removal from the Britannia and other lender panels: Why they do it and how to get reinstated

  • Breaches of Britannia conveyancing panel requirements
  • Britannia may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm fails to provide any relevant information or provide incorrect information in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Britannia panel requirements, the written instructions that Britannia give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Britannia may subsequently subscribe.
  • Persistent delays in registering a charge on behalf of Britannia Delays or failure to register the Britannia charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Britannia to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Significant delays in post completion requirements set by Britannia

Top questions concerning Britannia panel reinstatement

  • What are our options if our reinstatement panel submission with Britannia is turned down?
  • How often will this firm be required to re-apply to remain on the Britannia conveyancing panel?
  • Can this firm act for Britannia while the application for reinstatement on the Britannia panel is being reviewed? How do I know if our reinstatement application to the Britannia panel is accepted?
  • How long does the application process take when applying to revert back onto the Britannia conveyancing panel?
  • Is there a fee to revert back onto the Britannia conveyancing panel?

Top Tip: The best way to avoid the hassle of seeking Britannia panel reinstatement is to ensure that your firm is not removed off of the Britannia conveyancing panel in the first place.

Note: Subject to certain conditions Lexsure’s experts or consultants can assist in providing you with guidance for reinstatement onto the Britannia conveyancing panel but under no circumstances will Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) submit an application to Britannia directly or via their preferred panel manager. Any reinstatement application will have to be made by your firm. For the avoidance of doubt, Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) are in no way involved in managing the Britannia conveyancing panel.

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