Law Society accreditation scheme advert 'misled' public

Law Society accreditation scheme advert 'misled' public
 

The Law Society misled the public over the expertise of solicitors in a scheme set up to help property buyers and sellers in England and Wales, the advertising watchdog has ruled.
Its website had said firms covered by the Conveyancing Quality Scheme had taken rigorous examination and tests.
But the Advertising Standards Authority found they could be accepted before staff had been trained and assessed.
The professional body said there had been no intention to mislead.
The Law Society represents 170,000 solicitors in England and Wales.
The purpose of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), the... read more

 
22 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 66
Source: BBC
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