Reference Quantity: ST0101

Particulars of normal

The Occupation

Licensed Conveyancers are specialist property attorneys who cope with all authorized issues referring to the switch of possession of land or property from a vendor to a purchaser; in addition to authorized recommendation and/or work carried out in reference to any transaction that creates, varies, transfers or discharges a authorized or equitable curiosity in any actual property. Conveyancers handle shopper portfolios in residential, industrial and agricultural contexts and supply conveyancing authorized companies on behalf of personal people, industrial and charitable organisations, housing associations, public authorities, constructing firms, mortgage lenders, together with banks and constructing societies.

The Conveyancing Apprenticeship is one in every of numerous equal methods to qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer and change into an Authorised Particular person; Regulators approve Authorised Individuals to hold out reserved authorized actions e.g. a Licensed Conveyancer; a Solicitor; a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Authorized Executives

Assembly the competency requirements of the apprenticeship will allow the profitable apprentice to change into eligible to use for an expert Licence to offer the reserved exercise of conveyancing to members of the general public and companies.

Job Function

Licensed Conveyancers work as principal price earners, have a big stage of autonomy and are chargeable for compliance with Regulatory Preparations and Lender necessities. You’ll perceive that every property transaction is exclusive and can work intently with purchasers who’re the consumers and sellers of property and infrequently additionally a lending establishment. As a Licensed Conveyancer your major accountability will probably be to offer an moral and environment friendly authorized service to the shopper/shopper and you’ll do that by:

  • upholding  the Companies insurance policies and procedures and The Regulator’s Codes of Conduct;
  • delivering professionally and ethically passable outcomes on behalf of the shopper(s) and the enterprise;
  • managing a posh case load of property and land transactions;
  • offering skilled supervision to others; together with however not restricted to Conveyancing Technicians.

Reaching the apprenticeship will allow you to independently conduct, handle and ship all authorized processes and necessities in relation to the broadest vary of property and land transactions; qualifying you to hold out work in residential, industrial and agricultural conveyancing employment.

Important Expertise

To have the ability to conduct advanced land and property issues candidates might want to show they’ve an in depth data and a broad vary of expertise in all areas of property and land transactions. On profitable completion of the apprenticeship you’ll:

  •  be an expert licensed accountable particular person in a authorized setting and subsequently capable of present authorized companies, together with recommendation and steerage to purchasers/shoppers;
  • have the ability to assess authorized, regulatory and industrial threat associated to property and land transactions;
  • have the ability to prioritise and plan essentially the most acceptable actions for the enterprise by which you’re employed and in your purchasers finest pursuits
  • have the ability to successfully  handle dealings with different attorneys {and professional} third events;
  • have the ability to reliably handle purchasers/shoppers and their expectations;
  • know the way to handle authorized information, case administration and accounting methods;
  • know the way to draft and evaluate all of the authorized paperwork associated to property and land transactions;
  • perceive how your work contributes to broader enterprise targets.

Day-One-Outcomes set the benchmark for efficiency upon qualification to offer a reserved authorized exercise. As a profitable Apprentice it is possible for you to to show the total vary of information, expertise, values and behaviours of a professional Licensed Conveyancer, and proof that you’ll be able to conduct and ship a full vary of Conveyancing companies. You’ll do that by assembly the necessities of the Day-One-Outcomes contained on this customary, that are:

1. Authorized Necessities

  1. You’ll show a complete data of the rules of Regulation relevant to conveyancing and have the ability to translate utilizing plain English to offer clarification and clarification of normal Authorized phrases.
  2. You’ll present complete examples of how you’ve got managed the authorized and regulatory liabilities close to the shopper(s) and enterprise to satisfactorily discharge all skilled obligation
  3. You’ll show a complete understanding of the way to handle the Regulatory Preparations and Lender necessities to ship passable outcomes on behalf of the shopper(s) and the enterprise.

2. Skilled Conduct

  1. Skilled ethics – You’ll present examples of how you’ve got acted with integrity and exercised due-diligence always.
  2. Shopper ethics – You’ll show your integrity by evidencing that you’ve protected shopper(s) curiosity(s) guaranteeing they obtain an sincere and lawful service.
  3. Compliance – You’ll present examples to show that you just perceive the way to handle Regulatory Preparations and uphold Codes of Conduct.
  4. Accountability – You’ll show you’ll be able to conduct your self with a purpose to handle rigorous authorized processes adhering to skilled, supervisory and regulatory Codes of Condut

3. Skilled Behaviours

  1. Business consciousness – Your work will immediately contribute to the economics of the enterprise demonstrating that you’ll be able to handle the industrial realities of the market place.
  2. Customer support – You’ll be accountable for inner and exterior skilled relationships and show that you’ll be able to resolve points impartially and comprehensively.
  3. Downside-solving – It is possible for you to to formulate options utilizing all affordable strategies to make sure passable conclusions are reached.
  4. Crucial Pondering – It is possible for you to to recognise advanced transactions and decide remedial motion(s) to offer recommendation and steerage to purchasers.

Important technical data

Apprentices will probably be required to finish recognised CLC tutorial {qualifications} which will probably be topic to modification on the Council’s discretion.

English and Maths

Apprentices with out stage 2 English and maths might want to obtain this stage previous to taking the Finish-Level Evaluation. For these with an training, well being and care plan or a legacy assertion, the apprenticeship’s English and maths minimal requirement is Entry Stage 3. A British Signal Language (BSL) qualification is an alternative choice to the English qualification for these whose major language is BSL


Profitable Apprentices will maintain a formally recognised qualification at Stage 6 related to their work as a

Licensed Conveyancer.

Apprenticeship length

Minimal 1½ years. Candidates new to the sector with no earlier authorized {qualifications} might take as much as 5 years to finish the Apprenticeship. Candidates with earlier authorized expertise and people with a LPC or Qualifying Regulation Diploma might full the Apprenticeship inside 1½ to three years.

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