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The conveyancing protocol is the Law Society’s preferred practice for residential conveyancing transactions. Members of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme are expected to follow the procedures for all freehold and leasehold conveyancing procedures.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
People trying to get compensation after being hurt in road traffic accidents face a double whammy of having to mount a claim without legal representation or the support of medical experts, the Law Society of England and Wales warned.
Making clear and concise information available at the right time could speed up the entire home buying process.
New advice developed jointly by HM Land Registry and the Law Society will help conveyancing solicitors avoid potential fraud.
A government consultation on changes to the law governing leasehold properties is a very welcome opportunity to address public concerns.
The Law Society will look again at the training elements of its Conveyancing Quality Scheme in response to a ruling by the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Law Society president Robert Bourns comments on the government's white paper.
Today's announcement by HSBC to increase the range of properties that sole practitioners accredited under the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme can act on recognises the skill these solicitors bring to the home buying process.
Significant amendments to the Finance Bill slipped in at committee stage set a disturbing precedent of avoiding proper consultation and scrutiny, the Law Society said today.
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From the Property Section: John de Waal QC reveals tips on how to avoid risk in conveyancing.
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