Past Consultations

October 2017 – Helping consumers choose their lawyer: transparency of quality, service and price information

July 2017 – Indicative Sanctions Guidance

June 2017 – Authorisation requirements for entities

June 2017 – Review of Licence and Practice Fee arrangements

February 2017 – Proposed changes to the Accounts Code

March 2017 – Review of the CLC’s CPD Regime


August 2016 – Proposed CLC Lawyer Standards for newly qualified Licensed Conveyancers and Licensed Probate Practitioners and a Proposed CLC Education Framework

May 2016 – Changes to PII arrangements for CLC regulated firms

May 2016 – Practice Fees Consultation

September 2015 – Revised AML Guidance – Analysis of responses to Consultation

May 2015 – Adjudication Panel Consultation Reviews

March 2015 – Proposed New Operating Framework for the Compensation Fund

February 2015 – Survey of Qualified Licensed Conveyancers on provision of education

February 2015 – Survey of CLC Students on provision of education


September 2014 – CLC response to findings of its consultation on the publication of disciplinary information

May 2014 – Consultation Paper Practice Fees

April 2014 – Disciplinary Consultations Findings


May 2013 – Practice Fees

April 2013 – Referrals Consultation – Overview of Responses

March 2013 – Standalone Consultation Paper

January 2013 – Discipline and Appeals Arrangements


August 2011 – Call for evidence : Mortage Fraud

May 2011 – Adjudication Panel Consultation

April 2011 – Proposed Amendment to the application by the CLC to the Legal Service Board to be designated as a licensing authority : Standard of proof

February 2011 – Feedback from our Outcomes-Focused Regulation Consultation


September 2010 – ABS Framework

September 2010 – Regulatory Enforcement

September 2010 – Revised Rules & Guidance

September 2010 – Litigation & Advocacy

July 2010 – Outcomes-Focused Regulation-Draft CLC Code of Conduct

July 2010 – Code of Conduct Consultation Feedback

February 2010 – Review of License and Practice Fee Arrangements

February 2010 – The CLC’s application to regulate Licensed Conveyance Practices into the exercise of rights of Audience and the Conduct of Litigation

January 2010 – Referrals from 3rd Parties – Provision of cost information


July 2008 – Summary of Response to IPS Consultation Paper

January 2008 – Consultation Paper IPS