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

  • Recurring delays in registering security on behalf of Whistletree Delays or failure to register the Whistletree charge may result in referral to external lawyers of Whistletree to complete outstanding requirements.
  • Breaches of Whistletree conveyancing panel Terms and Conditions
  • Missing deadline to reapply to be on the Whistletree convincing panel
  • Whistletree 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 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.

Whistletree panel reinstatement : questions that we get asked

  • Is there a charge to revert back onto the Whistletree conveyancing panel?
  • To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if my firm’s reinstatement panel application with Whistletree is rejected?
  • How often will this firm be required to re-apply to be reinstated on the Whistletree conveyancing panel?
  • How do I discover why my firm’s application for reinstatement is refused?
  • Can you outline the application process to revert back onto the Whistletree conveyancing panel?

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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