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Quality conveyancing: reassurance for buyers

Atherton Godfrey Solicitors have been helping people throughout the region buy and sell property for many years. We are  proud to be accredited by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS).

The CQS scheme is operated by the Law Society and is designed to give home-buyers and sellers a recognisable benchmark to look for when choosing a firm to carry out quality conveyancing.

For peace of mind, accreditation is based on independently verified information. It ensures that high standards in residential conveyancing are maintained and excellent customer service is consistently delivered.

Sarah Naylor, partner and head of commercial and property, commented: “Buying a home is likely to be the most expensive purchase anyone makes in their lifetime.

“There are so many different conveyancing service providers around that it can be difficult for homebuyers to know which of them can give the safe and efficient service they need. Being able to look for a CQS accredited firm takes the guess work out of that choice.”

The accreditation is a kitemark of excellence that offers assurance to home buyers that their conveyancer is fully up to date and working to a strict set of quality standards.

All conveyancers within the scheme must undergo regular training to ensure that they are up to date with legislation. Firms are vetted to ensure that they can offer clients the expertise necessary to handle their transaction professionally, regardless of the issues that may crop up. This offers buyers the necessary safeguards and assurances, particularly in regard to complex subjects such as land tax and leasehold property.

Sarah added: “We understand the stress that can be involved, after all buying property is a huge investment, and we recognise the value of making the process as transparent as possible.

“We commit to keep clients up to date throughout and are open and honest about costs and timeframes.”

The CQS accreditation has to be renewed regularly, giving the Law Society opportunity to monitor member firms to ensure that their staff continue to demonstrate thorough knowledge and skill in handling conveyancing transactions.

If you are considering buying or selling property, please call us for a tailored quote. We encourage you to gather several quotes for comparison, but please make sure they are like for like quotes. Often, prices are given but omit several charges that are then added at the end. We guarantee our quotes have no hidden extras!

For more details or a fully tailored quote, please call 01302 320621 or email

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