ABS Registration Heralds a New Dawn for the Legal Profession
ABS registration is with us at long last, and as many of your will already know, here at Langley Wellington we take pride in being a current and proactive part of the legal profession. So it may come as no surprise when you discover that were the first legal organisation in Gloucestershire to achieve ABS registration. We are also only the 15th in the whole of England to achieve registration. Our license, (issued by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority) comes into force as from the 1st of October this year.
The Alternative Business Structure (ABS) registration heralds a new dawn within the legal profession, a dawn that promises a more competitive market for clients, and a greater diversity of activities for member organisations.
ABS registration means that non lawyers, will for the first time in the history of the legal profession, be legally entitled to become owners of legal businesses. This move creates opportunities for talented managers, and gifted entrepreneurs. They can now become a part of the legal business framework, bringing a new rich vein of business knowledge and experience with them. Continue reading
Top 10 Reasons for Picking a Commercial Conveyancing Solicitor
Picking a commercial conveyancing solicitor is a vital part of any business’s property purchasing or development strategy. Finding the right property to purchase in the beginning is always tough. But having found what you believe to be the ideal property, to either buy or rent, you then need a skilled, experienced firm of conveyancing solicitors to either broker the best rental deal, or complete the purchase in the shortest possible time.
Picking a commercial conveyancing solicitor however may not be quite as simple as it sounds. For a start, the field from which to choose is a pretty large one, especially when you consider online conveyancing companies too! So here’s a summary of the top 10 reasons you need to take into consideration, to help to make that decision just a little bit easier. Continue reading
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme – The Conveyancing World’s Mark of Excellence
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme, (a scheme administered by the Law Society), is the conveyancing world’s mark of excellence. It has been designed to ensure that residential property buyers have access to Conveyancing Solicitors who meet the highest standards of the profession. It regulates performance of member solicitors with a view to making sure that the conveyancing process is handled efficiently, and professionally, within the shortest time frame.
Cotswold Conveyancing Centre, Langley Wellington’s dedicated conveyancing service, and Langley Wellington itself have been an approved, registered member of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme since June 2011. In an environment where speed is of the essence, property buyers often get tempted to go with a conveyancing company that promises a cheap, fast completion. Sad to say, a fast, cheap service can sometimes lead to corners being cut. These cut corners can inevitably lead to problems arising that may result in an abortive transaction or cause severe delays and additional stress to all involved. Continue reading