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

  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Britannia
  • Breaches of Britannia conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions
  • Failure to act in accordance with the Britannia panel terms, 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.
  • Your law firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Britannia conveyancing panel
  • Missing deadline to reapply to remain on the Britannia convincing panel

Answers to Frequently asked questions concerning Britannia panel reinstatement

  • Is there a limit to the number of occasions my practice can submit applications to get back on the Britannia conveyancing panel?
  • What are the consequences if our Britannia panel reinstatement application is turned down and our client has a mortgage offer with the Britannia?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to be reinstated on the Britannia conveyancing panel?
  • Can we act for Britannia while the appeal for reinstatement on the Britannia panel is being assessed? How do I discover if our reinstatement appeal to the Britannia panel is accepted?
  • What is the application procedures 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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