Removal from the M&S Bank and other lender panels: Why they do it and how to get reinstated

  • Recurring delays in post completion requirements on behalf of M&S Bank
  • M&S Bank 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.
  • Recurring delays in registering security on behalf of M&S Bank Delays or failure to register the M&S Bank charge may result in referral to external lawyers of M&S Bank to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Failure to act in accordance with the M&S Bank panel requirements, the written instructions that M&S Bank give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which M&S Bank may subsequently subscribe.
  • Breaches of M&S Bank conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions

Answers to Frequently asked questions concerning M&S Bank panel reinstatement

  • Do any avenues remain open if my firm’s reinstatement panel submission with M&S Bank is rejected?
  • What times frames are involved when applying to revert back onto the M&S Bank conveyancing panel?
  • How often will this firm be required to re-apply to remain on the M&S Bank conveyancing panel?
  • What are the next steps open to me if our M&S Bank panel reinstatement application is turned down and our client has a mortgage offer with the M&S Bank?
  • How do I discover why this practice’s application for reinstatement was rejected?

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

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