Month: June 2017


A few thoughts on The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol

Introduction It is probably fair to say that most conveyancing transactions in England & Wales these days use the Protocol – ostensibly at least. It is compulsory for those solicitor firms accredited to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme and is often adopted voluntarily by licenced conveyancers and non-CQS firms. However, looking at a couple […]Read More

Firms & People

CLC publishes Action Plan for better-informed consumers in response to

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has today published its Action Plan to implement the recommendations from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). These are aimed at ensuring that consumers are able to make well-informed choices of legal service provider. The key recommendation from the CMA asks the legal services regulators to ‘deliver a step change […]Read More