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December 2016 mid-month Update

Help your clients to protect themselves

We are supporting Financial Fraud Action’s Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign. There’s a lot of easy to digest advice on protecting ourselves from all kinds of fraud.  

Please consider promoting the campaign to your colleagues and clients.

Use the campaign resources

 

Fraud Webinar

The recording of our latest webinar is available to view on demand now and you can download the slides too.

Watch Fraud: Breach of Trust and Warranty of Authority

 

CLC Managers Conference, January 25th 2017

There are a few spaces available at our conference for Managers of CLC firms, whether they are Licensed Conveyancers or other Authorised Persons, as well as non-lawyer managers with key roles in the business, especially Heads of Finance and Administration and marketing managers.

Find out more and book your free ticket

 

Have Your Say

We’re consulting on changes to Continuing Professional Development requirements for CLC Lawyers.

Complete the CPD questionnaire

 

We would also like to hear about your experience of training to become a CLC lawyer.

Take part in our survey now

 

Increased online protection for CLC firms and their clients

All conveyancers are aware of the risks of fraud to their clients and their businesses. Firms can be impersonated online, in emails or on the telephone.

To address one of these risks, the CLC is establishing a scheme for the firms that it regulates. It will significantly reduce the risk of impersonation online through cloned or copied websites and will stop fraudsters setting up fake firms that claim to be regulated by the CLC.

Find out more

 

Price and service information on legal services

The Competition and Markets Authority issued its report on the legal services market on Thursday 15th December.

The report contains recommendations for making it easier to compare the price and service quality of legal service providers. We will begin a consultation on some of the options in early January 2017.

Find out more

 

Legal Ombudsman

Read the latest updates from the Legal Ombudsman

 

Adding to your CLC Licence

Interested in adding Probate to your Conveyancing licence or vice versa?

Find out about how to extend your areas of specialism.

 

Christmas Closure

The CLC offices will be closed from Friday, 23rd December 2016 and will reopen on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

Best wishes for a merry Christmas and a prosperous 2017.