Conveyancing Paralegals

On this page:

1. General information

2. Number of levels

3. Content

4. The Standards working party

5. Wide applicability

6. Solicitors Regulation Authority compliant

7. Downloading your copy

8. For more information

The Institute's Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals are designed for conveyancing paralegals.

1. General Information

For general information on Competency Standards: their purpose, how they are formatted, how to use them and download them for free, copyright issues, etc, please click here.

2. Number of Levels

The Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals are set at just one level.

3. Content

The Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals cover:

Application of Conveyancing Expertise
Business Awareness
Client Relations
Interviewing and Advising
Land Registry Requirements
Managing Others
Practical Legal Research
Professional Conduct
Self Awareness and Development
Working with Others
Workload Management
Writing and Drafting

4. The Standards Working Party

We were delighted to have worked on this project with the UK government's Land Registry (

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The Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals were drafted by representatives from the Institute and Registry together with leading conveyancing experts from the Law School at the University of Westminster and the law firm, Nick Peterken, solicitors. That work was then scrutinised and refined with the kind assistance of the Standards Working Party.

5. Wide Applicability

The Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals are designed to be used by a wide variety of employers. They work for different types of employer (in-house, law firm etc.) and different size of employer (sole practitioner to magic circle firm). They are, of course, only of relevance to those doing conveyancing work.

6. Solicitors Regulation Authority Compliant

These Competency Standards have been vetted by the SRA for professional conduct compliance purposes.

7. Downloading your Copy

All the following documents are in .PDF format.

Competency Standards for Conveyancing Paralegals

8. For More Information

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