Has your firm been removed off of the Hampden property lawyer panel?

There are many possible reasons why a practice would be removed from the Hampden conveyancing panel. Here are a few:

  1. Failure to act in accordance with the Hampden panel requirements, the written instructions that Hampden give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Hampden may subsequently adopt.
  2. Failure to reapply to be on the Hampden convincing panel
  3. Significant delays in post completion requirements set by Hampden
  4. Your firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Hampden conveyancing panel
  5. Hampden 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.

Top questions concerning Hampden panel reinstatement

  1. How long does the application process take when applying to revert back onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  2. Do any avenues remain open if our reinstatement panel application with Hampden is refused?
  3. Can we act for Hampden while the appeal for reinstatement on the Hampden panel is being reviewed? How do I know if our reinstatement application to the Hampden panel is accepted?
  4. Is there a charge to be reinstated onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  5. Can you outline the application protocol to revert back 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.