Removal from the RBS- First Active and other lender panels: Why they do it and how to get reinstated

  • Your firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the RBS- First Active conveyancing panel
  • Non-compliance with the RBS- First Active panel terms, the written instructions that RBS- First Active give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which RBS- First Active may subsequently subscribe.
  • Significant delays in post completion requirements on behalf of RBS- First Active
  • Recurring delays in registering a charge on behalf of RBS- First Active Delays or failure to register the RBS- First Active charge may result in referral to external lawyers of RBS- First Active to complete outstanding requirements.
  • RBS- First Active may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm provides false answers in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.

How can we assist? RBS- First Active panel reinstatement questions

  • Is it possible to find out this practice’s application for reinstatement was rejected?
  • Can this firm act for RBS- First Active while the appeal for reinstatement on the RBS- First Active panel is being assessed? How do I discover if our reinstatement appeal to the RBS- First Active panel is accepted?
  • Is there a cost to be reinstated onto the RBS- First Active conveyancing panel?
  • What times frames are involved when applying to revert back onto the RBS- First Active conveyancing panel?
  • Please can you set out the application protocol to revert back onto the RBS- First Active conveyancing panel?

Top Tip: The best way to avoid the hassle of seeking RBS- First Active panel reinstatement is to ensure that your firm is not removed off of the RBS- First Active 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 RBS- First Active conveyancing panel but under no circumstances will Lexsure (or the Conveycentric Team) submit an application to RBS- First Active directly or via their appointed 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 RBS- First Active conveyancing panel.

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