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CLC statement in Legal Ombudsman report "Complaints in Focus: Stamp Duty"

08 May 2014

The Legal Ombudsman’s report published today 8th May 2014 Complaints in Focus: Stamp Duty throws further light onto an issue that the Council for Licensed Conveyancers has been raising for some months with HMRC, the Land Registry and our regulatory partners. 

CLC urges government not to give up on legal service modernisation

07 May 2014

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers was disappointed with the Ministry of Justice’s announcement that it plans to do nothing more in relation to the review of regulation of legal services on 1 May 2014.

CLC consults on greater openness and transparency in regulation

25 April 2014

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has today launched a six week consultation asking for views on its proposals for publishing data about the disciplinary history of the individuals and firms it regulates.

View the CLC webinar on the conveyancing apprenticeship

24 April 2014

The CLC webinar of 24th April 2014 is now available to view on demand. It looks in detail at the development of a new apprenticeship in conveyancing and updates on other current topics. 

Conveyancers asked to comment on apprenticeships

23 April 2014

The Conveyancing Apprenticeship Trailblazer Consortium is running a rapid consultation on its emerging plans for a new apprenticeship in conveyancing.

Searches and railway tunnels

07 April 2014

Those commissioning searches for sites in inner London (including Docklands) should ensure that all searches consider Network Rail and Transport for London tunnels. 

Complaints handling

04 April 2014

We’ve amended the example complaints procedure in the Complaints Guidance section of the Handbook  to reflect the timeframes applied by LeO and already referenced earlier/elsewhere in the Guidance. You should ensure that your own procedures take account of those timeframes. 

CLC facilitates creation of a new apprenticeship in conveyancing

04 March 2014

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers is facilitating a group of employers to develop a new apprenticeship in conveyancing as part of this second wave. The apprenticeship will become the national standard for conveyancing apprenticeships.

CLC seeks three new council members

24 January 2014

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers is looking for new members of our governing Council who can help us move the organisation forward.

CLC Christmas closure

18 December 2013

The CLC offices will be closed over the festive period.