Consumer Information

The following pages contain all you need to know about using a CLC Lawyer for your conveyancing or probate work.  If you are looking for a lawyer to help you with other legal services, Legal Choices can help you identify your options. 

First time buyer? 

The Government has created the Help to Buy scheme to help people to buy their own home. Whether you want to get onto the housing ladder or move up it, Help to Buy makes it possible to buy a new-build or existing home priced up to £600,000 with as little as a 5% deposit. 

The Legal Ombudsman has published this useful guide for first-time buyers.  


If you are having problems with your CLC-regulated conveyancing or probate specialist, should raise it with them first. If you're still not satisfied, you should speak to us or the Legal Ombudsman. Find out more

Be Cyber Streetwise 

Whenever you are using email or online services you need to be aware of the risks of cyber crime. Property transactions, where large sums of money change hands, are attractive targets for crimimals. You can find out how to protect yourself on the government website Cyberstreetwise or click on Take Five to Stop Fraud below.