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

  • Failure to reapply to be on the Handelsbanken convincing panel
  • Your law firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel
  • Handelsbanken may terminate membership of its conveyancing panel where a firm provides false answers in its application form or in relation to any future requests for information.
  • Persistent 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.
  • Failure to act in accordance 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.

Common queries about Handelsbanken conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Is it the practice manager who is required to sign the reinstatement application to the Handelsbanken panel ?
  • Is there a limit to the number of occasions my firm can submit applications to get back on the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?
  • What is the application process to revert back onto the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to remain on the Handelsbanken conveyancing panel?
  • Is there a cost to be reinstated 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 preferred 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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