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The Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a quality standard for residential conveyancing practices. According to the Law Society, achievement of membership will establish a level of credibility for member firms with stakeholders (regulators, lenders, insurers and consumers).
This Practice Note identifies specific Precedents within Lexis®PSL that you could use or adapt to comply with individual CQS requirements from 1 May 2019.
Law Society general guidance notes—1.1
A compliance plan should set out the ways in which practices will comply with their regulatory obligations, such as:
Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
Solicitors Accounts Rules
health and safety
anti-money laundering (AML)
The risk register often divides risks into the following categories:
breaches (material and non-material)
For further information, see subtopic: Compliance plan.
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