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

  • Failure to act in accordance with the Whistletree panel terms, the written instructions that Whistletree provide and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Whistletree may subsequently adopt.
  • Failure to reapply to be on the Whistletree convincing panel
  • Whistletree 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.
  • Breaches of Whistletree conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions
  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements on behalf of Whistletree

Whistletree panel reinstatement: Five Common Questions

  • How do I discover why our application for reinstatement was rejected?
  • Am I restricted as to the number of times my law firm can submit applications to get back on the Whistletree conveyancing panel?
  • What is the application procedures to be reinstated onto the Whistletree conveyancing panel?
  • What will happen if our Whistletree panel reinstatement application is refused and the client of the firm has a mortgage offer with the Whistletree?
  • Is the door firmly shut if our reinstatement panel submission with Whistletree is refused?

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

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