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 requirements, the written instructions that Whistletree give you and the UK Finance Lenders’ Handbook or any alternative set of standard instructions to which Whistletree may subsequently subscribe.
  • Persistent non-compliance with post completion requirements set by Whistletree
  • Persistent delays in registering a charge 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.
  • 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.
  • Your firm fails to meet the criteria to remain on the Whistletree conveyancing panel

Whistletree Conveyancing Panel Reinstatement: Common Questions

  • Can this firm act for Whistletree while the appeal for reinstatement on the Whistletree panel is being processed? How do I know if our reinstatement application to the Whistletree panel is approved?
  • Who should sign the reinstatement application to the Whistletree panel ?
  • To what extent is my firm permanently excluded if my firm’s reinstatement panel submission with Whistletree is declined?
  • Is there a charge to revert back onto the Whistletree conveyancing panel?
  • Please can you set out the application procedures 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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