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

  • Breaches of Halifax conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions
  • Recurring delays in registering security on behalf of Halifax Delays or failure to register the Halifax charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Halifax to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Persistent delays in post completion requirements set by Halifax
  • Your firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Halifax conveyancing panel
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Halifax convincing panel

Answers to Frequently asked questions concerning Halifax panel reinstatement

  • To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Halifax is refused?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to complete the reinstatement application to the Halifax panel ?
  • Is there a charge to revert back onto the Halifax conveyancing panel?
  • Can we act for Halifax while the application for reinstatement on the Halifax panel is being assessed? How do I know if our reinstatement application to the Halifax panel is approved?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to remain on the Halifax conveyancing panel?

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

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