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September 2017 Newsletter

Getting ready for licence renewal

We are getting ready for licence renewal and this year we have set up a dedicated renewal email address, renewal@clc-uk.org.

All correspondence relating to renewal will be sent from this address and you will be able to contact our Renewal Team directly through this email if you have any queries.

We will be contacting all Nominated Practice Contacts (NPC) in September to confirm the practice details and payment method in advance of making payment for practice and individual licences in October.

We will be asking NPC’s if your practice will be making a bulk payment for individual licences, and if so, confirming the payment method.  If your practice does not currently pay the practice fee and compensation fund contribution by Direct Debit, we will give you the opportunity to do so.

This year, declarations will be sent out to all individuals to complete and return in advance of being able to make payment for their licence. They will be sent by email for you to sign and send back to our Renewals Team.

If you are a Nominated Practice Contact, look out for the first email by Friday 15th September from our Renewals Team. 

 

Want to qualify as a CLC lawyer or help your staff qualify?

We are pleased to announce that Law Training Centre (Kent) have become an accredited CLC/SQA training provider and are accepting distance learning enrolments for the L4 and L6 Diplomas in Conveyancing and Probate Law and Practice. LTC is a specialist provider of lawyer qualifications and post-qualification training for legal professionals.

LTC would be delighted to speak to students and employers wishing to sponsor their students.  LTC have an introductory offer on course fees available for all new CLC learners until February 2018.

Details of how to contact LTC and other providers of education to CLC qualifications are on the CLC website.

You can also watch our latest webinar with MOL on their education offering.

 

Anti-Money Laundering

We have published a Practice Note highlighting the changes introduced by the Money Laundering Regulations 2017. The legal sector regulators will be publishing shortly joint AML guidance in draft form which is subject to approval by HM Treasury.

Read the Practice Note

 

Have your say on disciplinary sanctions

We have launched a consultation on sanctions guidance that will help the Adjudication Panel, ensuring consistency and a common view of the appropriate level of sanction in different cases.

Find out more and have your say