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

  • Non-compliance with the Hodge panel requirements, the written instructions that Hodge provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Hodge may subsequently subscribe.
  • Significant delays in post completion requirements set by Hodge
  • Significant delays in registering a charge on behalf of Hodge Delays or failure to register the Hodge charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Hodge to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Hodge convincing panel
  • Breaches of Hodge conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions

Common questions about Hodge conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Is the door firmly shut if our reinstatement panel application with Hodge is turned down?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to sign the reinstatement application to the Hodge panel ?
  • What are the consequences if our Hodge panel reinstatement application is rejected and our client has a mortgage application with the Hodge?
  • How do I discover why our application for reinstatement is rejected?
  • Can this firm act for Hodge while the application for reinstatement on the Hodge panel is being processed? How do I find out if our reinstatement appeal to the Hodge panel is accepted?

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

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