"From December 2018, all regulated law firms will be required to publish information on prices they charge, and what these cover, across a number of common services." - Solicitors Regulation Authority
The rule changes are a direct result of the recommendations set out in the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) Legal Services Market Study regarding price and service transparency.
We have now updated the information on how QuoteXpress can help your law firm based on the guidance published by each regulator.
If you are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) then we can help your firm to publish its prices before the December deadline.
Announced as part of its wider Looking to the Future reforms, the SRA’s Better Information, more choice reforms are designed to improve public access to legal services by making information on price, protections and services more easily available.
The new SRA Transparency Rules which form part of the Better Information, more choice: Post consultation rules have been approved by the SRA board and (as of 14/8/18) subject to approval by the Legal Services Board (LSB) will be implemented in December 2018.
We have produced an overview of how the Looking to the Future and Better Information, more choice reforms will affect your SRA regulated firm when the SRA Transparency Rules come into force.
If you are regulated by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) then we can help your firm to publish its prices before the December deadline.
In October 2017 the CLC published their Helping consumers choose their lawyer - service, quality and price transparency consultation, which has now resulted in the publication of a further consultation Helping consumers choose their lawyer - Implementation of CMA transparency recommendations set out in its legal service market study.
We have produced an overview of how the changes proposed in the Implementation of CMA transparency recommendations set out in its Legal Services Market Study consultation will affect your CLC regulated firm.
The consultation is open until 29th June after which the timetable is as follows:
Use our website quotation calculator to publicise your prices through your website and provide clear upfront quotations to your customers.
QuoteXpress automatically calculates any Stamp Duty payable along with the Land Registry fee. You can also add your own conditional fees and disbursements to ensure your prospective customers are getting the most accurate fee estimate possible.