The CLC has regulated licensed conveyancers in England and Wales for over 25 years. More recently we have extended our regulatory expertise to cover other legal services including probate and Alternative Business Structures.
Our mission is to protect the public interest, provide consumer choice and to promote effective competition in the legal services market. We do so by setting entry standards and regulating providers to deliver high quality, accessible legal services.
Whether you have experience within the property legal sector, or are looking for a change of career, the CLC qualification provides access to an exciting and rewarding career in property conveyancing as a licensed conveyancer.
15 May 2013: CLC reacts to Lord Chancellor's decision not to regulate will-writing
The Council for Licensed Conveyancers today expressed disappointment at the Lord Chancellor's decision that will writing should be subject to self-regulation and has not chosen to make it a reserved legal service. Read more
14 May 2013: CLC Publish Diversity Profiling Results
IN April of this year, the CLC began preparations to undertake a programme of diversity profiling work.
This work is a requirement of the Legal Services Board and is designed to ensure the legal services market is reflective of the society it serves. Read more.
7 May 2013: Review of Licence and Practice Fee Arrangements
The CLC is consulting on the structure for setting regulatory fees for 2013-2014. We intend to set regulatory fees applying the model that has been in force since 1 November 2010. Read more and respond to the consultation.
7 May 2013: Discipline and Appeals Arrangements Consultation
Between January 2013 and March 2013 the CLC consulted on our Discipline and Appeals Arrangements. We received 27 completed responses. Thank you to everyone who contributed to the consultation. This document sets out the findings of that consultation exercise.
3 May 2013: Mike Judge Property Lawyers
On the 30th April 2012 the CLC intervened into the licensed conveyancing practice Mike Judge Property Lawyers of 11-13 Cheetham Street Rochdale, Lancashire. We would like to assure existing clients of Mike Judge Property Lawyers that the CLC is working to ensure that outstanding conveyancing transactions can proceed with minimal inconvenience. If you have any queries, please contact the CLC at email@example.com or on 01245 349599.
23 April 2013: Consultation - Referral Fees
We're grateful to everyone who took part in our consultation on the future of referral fees. As ever, opinions on principle of referral fees is very evenly divided but there is a very clear majority in favour of the enhanced disclosure provisions we have proposed. Read an overview of responses.