Back to Legal Industry News

Law Society launches new scheme to help residential property transactions

Law Society launches new scheme to help residential property transactions

People looking into the possibility of buying a house in the near future may benefit from a new system being launched by the Law Society.

In a measure which is also designed to help those selling a house or their estate, the body - which was set up to represent the interests of solicitors in the UK - has introduced a conveyancing quality scheme (CQS), which is being backed by other organisations such as the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the Building Societies Association.

According to the Law Society, the CQS - to be implemented in January - represents "a quality standard which will be awarded to solicitors firms in recognition of their high standards and advice".

Linda Lee, president of the body, observed that this should make the process of either purchasing or selling a residential property easier and less stressful for consumers as it will give them a "kite mark" as to which organisations are best at handling such issues.

Contact our property law solicitors on 0800 916 9083 or email enquiries@rjw.co.uk if you would like property advice

Posted by Richard Saunders