All of our Conveyancing Solicitors are members of The Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) .
CQS provides a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing. Trusted by many of the UK’s mortgage lenders and a requirement of some to allow inclusion on Solicitors Panels. Achievement of this standard involves working to good practice management standards and adhering to efficient and prudent procedures through the CQS Protocol.
Re-accreditation takes place annually. The application includes mandatory training for all conveyancers set by the Scheme. We also have to ensure that we can meet improved routines and procedures to satisfy the standards set.
Llewellyn-Jones became accredited to the Conveyancing Quality Scheme in January 2013 and remains committed to maintaining accreditation.
Mrs Colette Fletcher has been a member of the Family Law Scheme since 2004 and has recently been awarded her re-accreditation until 2020.
Mrs Marianne Evans has been a member of the Family Law Scheme since 2011. As an Adult Parties Representative she is able to represent adult parties in public law proceedings under the Children Act 1989
The Law Society Family Law Advanced Scheme covers specialist areas of family law work.
A comprehensive application, to include a number of case studies has to satisfy the Law Society that the applicant has a high level of knowledge, skills and practical experience in two or more areas of family law.
The Law Society Family Law Advanced Scheme:
Our family solicitors, both members of Resolution, are professionals committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. We follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems , encouraging solutions that consider the needs of the whole family and in particular the best interests of the children.
Mrs Colette Fletcher is a Collaboratively trained lawyer.
Under the collaborative process, each person appoints their own collaboratively trained lawyer and you and your respective lawyers all meet together to work things out face to face. Both of you will have your lawyer by your side throughout the process and so you will have their support and legal advice as you go.
You and your lawyers sign an agreement that commits you to trying to resolve the issues without going to court and prevents them from representing you in court if the collaborative process breaks down. That means all are absolutely committed to finding the best solutions by agreement, rather than through court proceedings.
Firms that deliver Legal Aid must held either the SQM or Lexcel (Law Society Practice Management Standard). The SQM is a quality management system for legal aid providers who, through audit, have to demonstrate good management, good levels of client care and effective working systems.
At audit in 2015 we were granted the SQM until 2018.