spokesman said it currently employs around 200 staff in the UK and paid PS48million in income tax and NI contributions in 2012.
She added: "Firms should not rest on their laurels as it is increasingly likely that other lenders will now insist on CQS accreditation before allowing a firm to remain on its panel, and this is evidenced by such big lenders as Santander and Nationwide now insisting that all new panel applications are only to be made by CQS accredited firms.
The head of mortgage fraud at Lloyds Banking group has said that mortgage lenders need to agree a system that allows them collectively to vet law firms that want to be on conveyancing panels and what better way of doing it than by the CQS scheme.
Only the CQS limited companies have to pay corporation tax and according to the latest available accounts they paid just pounds 77,000 in 2010.
The Financial Services Authority lists up to 100 individuals who are licensed to undertake investment services in the UK for the three CQS firms registered with the watchdog.
If you are recommended a solicitor, or your estate agent suggests a particular firm to handle the transaction it should be an automatic response to ask if they are CQS accredited.
As well as a legal-industry designed practice management standard to follow, CQS firms sign up to the client charter which is designed to ensure the client - a home buyer or seller - receives a quality service from the solicitors handling the conveyancing process.
Partner Diana Walker said: "We are delighted to have secured CQS accreditation.
The CQS scheme has the support of the Council of Mortgage Lenders, the Building Societies Association and the Association of British Insurers.
and the other Law Society accreditation standards we hold underlines our commitment to providing an efficient and safe service with the client's best interests at the heart of everything we do.
investment manager, today announce that CQS
is to acquire New City.
As members of the CQS
, rather than just processing a transaction, we shall continue to provide advice to our clients and to deliver a quality and professional service.