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

  • Your practice fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Hampden conveyancing panel
  • Significant delays in registering security 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.
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Hampden convincing panel
  • 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.
  • Persistent delays in post completion requirements on behalf of Hampden

Common questions about Hampden conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Is there a charge to be reinstated onto the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • How often will this firm be required to re-apply to be reinstated on the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Hampden is rejected?
  • Am I restricted as to the amount of occasions my law firm can submit applications to get back on the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • What happens if our Hampden panel reinstatement application is rejected and our client has a mortgage offer with the Hampden?

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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