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HSBC Conveyancing Panel Update

23 September 2014

The CLC and HSBC are now in the final stages of agreeing the processes that will ensure that the bank's systems incorporate all CLC firms within its mortgage conveyancing arrangements. The new arrangements, agreed in July, will be introduced on 15th October 2014. 

Conveyancing Apprenticeship Success

20 August 2014

The Government has today announced the success of the Trailblazer consortium of employers facilitated by the CLC

Bogus/'Clone' Firms Warning

13 August 2014

There have been a number of reports of bogus offices being set up as clones of legal practices in order to steal mortgage loans or advances or even client/account information. CLC firms need also to be aware that there is a risk that their own firm might be cloned, with their own letter-heading, website, email and telephone number being controlled/falsified for these purposes.

CLC webinar

31 July 2014

We’d like to thank everyone who tuned in to our most recent webinar.

Access to the HSBC panel for Licensed Conveyancers

31 July 2014

HSBC has agreed that, beginning this autumn, all Licensed Conveyancers will automatically be able to act for the Bank as long as they are currently licensed by the CLC.

Data about the CLC regulated community

23 May 2014

CLC currently publishes core information about individuals and businesses regulated by us on our website under ‘Find a Licensed Conveyancer’. 

Conveyancing Apprenticeship: round Two Consultation

23 May 2014

The Consortium of employers that is developing the new conveyancing apprenticeship is seeking views on the latest draft of the apprenticeship standard and day one outcomes. This is further to a consultation at the end of April that provided useful feedback on the work that had been done up to that stage

CLC on firm footings

23 May 2014

The CLC is today publishing its Financial Statements for 2013.

Regulatory Fees 2014/15: Have your say

21 May 2014

The CLC is consulting on the setting and collection of regulatory fees for the 2014/15 period. We are asking the regulated community for their views. The consultation closes on 27th June.

Consumer Contracts Regulations

19 May 2014

The Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/3134) apply to contracts entered in or after 13 June 2014.