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

  • Failure to act in accordance with the Hampden panel terms, the written instructions that Hampden provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Hampden may subsequently subscribe.
  • Breaches of Hampden conveyancing panel requirements
  • Persistent delays in registering a charge on behalf of Hampden Delays or failure to register the Hampden charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Hampden to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Your firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Hampden conveyancing panel
  • Significant delays in post completion requirements on behalf of Hampden

Hampden panel reinstatement: Five Common Questions

  • Can we act for Hampden while the appeal for reinstatement on the Hampden panel is being processed? How do I discover if our reinstatement application to the Hampden panel is approved?
  • Do any avenues remain open if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Hampden is refused?
  • How long does the application process take when applying to be reinstated onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • Is there a fee to revert back onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • What is the application process to be reinstated onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?

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

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