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Howell & Co, Solicitors in Hall Green has secured membership to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme - the mark of excellence for the home buying process. Howell & Co underwent rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order to secure CQS status, which marks the firm out as meeting high standards in the residential conveyancing process.

Law Society President Linda Lee said that the Law Society introduced CQS to help to recognise high standards in the home buying process.

"CQS improves efficiency with common, consistent standards and service levels and enables consumers to recognise practices that provide a quality residential conveyancing service Buying a home is one of the largest purchases anyone will make in their lifetime, so it is essential that it is done to the highest standard by a solicitor.

There are many different conveyancing service providers out there, making it difficult for homebuyers to identify those which can ensure a safe and efficient level of service".

Roland Gibbins, Head of Conveyancing at Howell & Co says "Howell & Co is delighted to have secured CQS status.

It is recognition of the high standards we provide to our residential property clients and is a signal to future homebuyers of the excellent service level we provide at what is often a stressful time for many people. The overall beneficiaries will be the clients who use Howell & Co when buying a home. They will receive a reliable, efficient service as recognised by the CQS standard."

The scheme requires practices to undergo a strict assessment, compulsory training, self reporting, random audits and annual reviews in order to maintain CWS status. It is open only to members of the Law Society and to those who meet the demanding standards the scheme will set and has the support of the Council of Mortgage Lenders, the Building Societies Association, Legal Ombudsman and the Association of British Insurers.

For more information on the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme visit or contact the CWS Unit on 020 7316 5550 or Contact Howell & Co by e mail to, or visit our website at or contact us by telephone on 0121 778 5031.

Offering a personal service for clients Howell & Co was founded in 1977 and has its base on the Stratford Road in Hall Green Birmingham. Since its birth, it has expanded into what is now an impressive presence within the parade of shops opposite Waitrose Supermarket.

Over a period of time, it has built excellent relationships with the local community and businesses and although embracing the advances of technology, is proud to continue to offer a personal service on a "one to one" basis with its clients. They recognise the need to keep pace with technology but also the importance of being contactable and approachable by clients.

The Partners are proud to announce that Howell & Co has secured accreditation under the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

Peter Burden, Partner, Head of Family Law Department says" attaining CQS status is further recognition of the high quality service offered by Howell & Co across the Firm. Mr Burden is an accredited member of Resolution and a member of the Law Society's Family Law Panel, as well as being a qualified mediator. Peter Burden says "Mediation can play a vital role in helping families cope with issues around divorce and separation. More and more families are finding it provides the ideal platform from which to move forward. Mediation is a process to help couples who have decided to separate or divorce to talk things through. Mediators are trained to help couples reach agreement about how to make the best arrangements for the future. This may be about the way children are cared for or how finances will be organised."


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Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:Jul 14, 2011
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