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

  • Breaches of St James Place conveyancing panel requirements
  • St James Place 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.
  • Failure to act in accordance with the St James Place panel requirements, the written instructions that St James Place provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which St James Place may subsequently subscribe.
  • Missing deadline to reapply to be on the St James Place convincing panel
  • Recurring delays in post completion requirements set by St James Place

How can we assist? St James Place panel reinstatement questions

  • Can we act for St James Place while the application for reinstatement on the St James Place panel is being progressed? How do I discover if our reinstatement application to the St James Place panel is accepted?
  • Is there a limit to the number of times my practice can submit applications to get back on the St James Place conveyancing panel?
  • Is it possible to find out my firm’s application for reinstatement is rejected?
  • What are our options if our reinstatement panel application with St James Place is declined?
  • Please can you set out the application protocol to revert back onto the St James Place conveyancing panel?

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

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