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The Right Mortgage & Protection Network adds LMS to conveyancing panel


The Right Mortgage & Protection Network has added LMS to its conveyancing panel.

As part of the collaboration, LMS will provide conveyancing services to the network.

LMS sales and marketing director Huw Lewis says: “We are excited to begin work with our latest partner, a new face in the market that’s quickly attracting a growing number of advisers.

“LMS is an established conveyancing panel provider with a strong track record for delivering a superb service, a hugely important factor for networks. Our intermediary service, at the forefront of the market and with distinct service levels, will therefore prove an ideal fit for The Right Mortgage & Protection Network.”

The Right Mortgage & Protection Network chief executive Martin Wilson says: “LMS has extensive experience working with intermediaries. This – along with the award-winning service – is the reason we chose to partner with it.

“LMS’ proven reputation in the area is the exact kind of support that will provide our members with convenient, secure and quality conveyancing services.”


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