Can you assist? - How does my firm get reinstated on the Scottish Widows panel?

Was your firm been taken off the Scottish Widows conveyancing panel for any of the following reasons?

  1. Your law firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Scottish Widows conveyancing panel
  2. Breaches of Scottish Widows conveyancing panel requirements
  3. Recurring non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Scottish Widows
  4. Failure to act in accordance with the Scottish Widows panel terms, the written instructions that Scottish Widows give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Scottish Widows may subsequently subscribe.
  5. Scottish Widows 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.

Common queries about Scottish Widows conveyancing panel reinstatement

  1. Is there a cost to revert back onto the Scottish Widows conveyancing panel?
  2. Is there a limit to the number of occasions my firm can submit applications to be reinstated on the Scottish Widows conveyancing panel?
  3. Can we appeal if this practice’s application for reinstatement is rejected?
  4. Can we act for Scottish Widows while the appeal for reinstatement on the Scottish Widows panel is being reviewed? How do I find out if our reinstatement application to the Scottish Widows panel is accepted?
  5. To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if our reinstatement panel application with Scottish Widows is turned down?

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