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

  • Recurring delays in registering security 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.
  • Your firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Hodge conveyancing panel
  • Breaches of Hodge conveyancing panel requirements
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Hodge convincing panel
  • Failure to act in accordance 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.

How can we assist? Hodge panel reinstatement questions

  • How long does the application process take when applying to be reinstated onto the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • Are you able to explain why this practice’s application for reinstatement is refused?
  • Is there a limit to the number of times my law firm can apply to get back on the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • Does my practice need to apply annually to be reinstated on the Hodge conveyancing panel?
  • Can this firm act for Hodge while the application for reinstatement on the Hodge panel is being reviewed? How do I find out if our reinstatement appeal to the Hodge panel is approved?

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 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 Hodge conveyancing panel.

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