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 non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Hampden
  • 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.
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Hampden convincing panel
  • 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.

Top questions concerning Hampden panel reinstatement

  • Is there a limit to the number of times my firm can submit applications to be reinstated on the Hampden conveyancing panel?
  • How do I discover why our application for reinstatement was refused?
  • What are the consequences if our Hampden panel reinstatement application is rejected and our client has a mortgage application with the Hampden?
  • Can this firm act for Hampden while the application for reinstatement on the Hampden panel is being assessed? How do I find out if our reinstatement application to the Hampden panel is approved?
  • Is there a fee 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.

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