The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. Membership achievement establishes a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers) based upon:
This scheme creates a trusted community which will deter fraud - year on year, we will drive up standards.
To find your closest CQS member practice, please visit our Find a Solicitor website where you can search by postcode for a conveyancing firm that has met and maintains our standards and practices.
If you missed the LegalEx Conference on 15-16 May 2014, please see the latest update on the Law Society's Conveyancing Portal.
Download the presentation (PDF 2857kb)
Law Society chief executive Des Hudson has written to CQS and Property Section members regarding the recent communication from Santander.
Read the correspondence
All current members and applicants are required to familiarise themselves with the scheme rules (PDF 247kb). The scheme rules sets out the obligations of the practice in respect of membership of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
We've recently interviewed a CQS-accredited practice to determine how their achievement has benefited them.
See the case study:
For further information or queries contact the CQS office:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: 020 7316 5550
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