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

  • Ulster 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.
  • Non-compliance with the Ulster Bank panel terms, the written instructions that Ulster Bank give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Ulster Bank may subsequently subscribe.
  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements set by Ulster Bank
  • Failure to reapply to remain on the Ulster Bank convincing panel
  • Recurring delays in registering a charge on behalf of Ulster Bank Delays or failure to register the Ulster Bank charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Ulster Bank to complete outstanding requirements.

Common queries about Ulster Bank conveyancing panel reinstatement

  • Is the door firmly shut if our reinstatement panel application with Ulster Bank is declined?
  • Is there a limit to the amount of times my law firm can apply to get back on the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel?
  • What happens if our Ulster Bank panel reinstatement application is rejected and our client has a mortgage application with the Ulster Bank?
  • How long does the application process take when applying to revert back onto the Ulster Bank conveyancing panel?
  • Can this firm act for Ulster Bank while the application for reinstatement on the Ulster Bank panel is being reviewed? How do I discover if our reinstatement appeal to the Ulster Bank panel is approved?

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

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