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

  • Significant non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Hodge
  • Breaches of Hodge conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions
  • Hodge 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.
  • Your law firm no longer meets the criteria to remain on the Hodge conveyancing panel
  • Non-compliance with the Hodge panel requirements, the written instructions that Hodge give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Hodge may subsequently adopt.

Hodge panel reinstatement : questions that we get asked

  • How long does the application process take when applying to be reinstated onto the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • Is there a cost to be reinstated onto the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • What is the application process to revert back onto the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • Who should sign the reinstatement application to the Hodge panel ?
  • Do any avenues remain open if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Hodge is turned down?

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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