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

  • Significant delays in registering a charge on behalf of Handelsbanken Delays or failure to register the Handelsbanken charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Handelsbanken to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Your law firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel
  • Non-compliance with the Handelsbanken panel requirements, the written instructions that Handelsbanken provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Handelsbanken may subsequently adopt.
  • Recurring delays in post completion requirements set by Handelsbanken
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Handelsbanken convincing panel

Common queries about Handelsbanken conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Can we appeal if my firm’s application for reinstatement is declined?
  • What are the consequences if our Handelsbanken panel reinstatement application is declined and our client has a mortgage offer with the Handelsbanken?
  • Is there a limit to the amount of occasions my firm can submit applications to be reinstated on the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?
  • Is there a cost to revert back onto the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?
  • Please can you set out the application procedures to revert back onto the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?

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

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