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

  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of National Westminster Bank
  • Non-compliance with the National Westminster Bank panel requirements, the written instructions that National Westminster Bank provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which National Westminster Bank may subsequently subscribe.
  • National Westminster Bank 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.
  • Persistent delays in registering a charge on behalf of National Westminster Bank Delays or failure to register the National Westminster Bank charge may result in referral to external lawyers of National Westminster Bank to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Missing deadline to reapply to be on the National Westminster Bank convincing panel

National Westminster Bank Conveyancing Panel Reinstatement: Common Questions

  • Are you able to explain why our application for reinstatement was refused?
  • Can you outline the application protocol to be reinstated onto the National Westminster Bank conveyancing panel?
  • What are our options if our reinstatement panel submission with National Westminster Bank is refused?
  • Is there a limit to the number of occasions my practice can submit applications to be reinstated on the National Westminster Bank conveyancing panel?
  • Is it the practice manager who is required to complete the reinstatement application to the National Westminster Bank panel ?

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

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