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

  • Hodge 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.
  • Your firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Hodge conveyancing panel
  • Breaches of Hodge conveyancing panel requirements
  • Recurring 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.
  • Non-compliance with the Hodge panel terms, 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.

FAQs : Hodge Conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Who should sign the reinstatement application to the Hodge panel ?
  • Can this firm act for Hodge while the appeal for reinstatement on the Hodge panel is being processed? How do I discover if our reinstatement appeal to the Hodge panel is approved?
  • What are the next steps open to me if our Hodge panel reinstatement application is rejected and the client of the firm has a mortgage offer with the Hodge?
  • Do any avenues remain open if our reinstatement panel submission with Hodge is turned down?
  • Is there a charge to be reinstated onto the Hodge conveyancing panel?

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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