Month: January 2015

Conveyancing

The 24/7 law firm is here: alldayPA Legal helps legal

The UK legal sector has spent years ‘paying’ for unanswered and badly handled telephone calls with lost revenues and dissatisfied clients. Help is now at hand with the launch of an innovative bespoke legal call answering solution from alldayPA, the UK’s most trusted provider of call answering services. With alldayPA Legal, law firms have access […]Read More

Conveyancing

SearchFlow announces series of webinars for 2015

A new series of webinars has been launched by SearchFlow to ensure lawyers and conveyancers have access to the latest information and due diligence requirements. The online training programmes are free of change and available for all to attend. The one-hour webinars cover a range of topics, including Managing Flood Risk in Property Transactions and […]Read More

Conveyancing

Best, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of

Introduction We are pleased to welcome again Mr Anis Waiz, solicitor and head of commercial litigation at Curtis Law Solicitors, as he continues his critical review of current case law. Many readers will be familiar with this important case from the reported summary in June 2014 (“the June Case Summary”). http://www.todaysconveyancer.co.ukbest-v-the-chief-land-registrar-anor-ewhc-1370-admin-07-may-2014-cms-14250 This is a very […]Read More

Conveyancing

Fracking and Earthquakes

An earthquake is the vibrations and shaking of the Earth’s crust which are caused by movement in the Earth’s plates. The plates do not always move smoothly against one another and can sometimes get stuck which causes pressure. Earthquakes occur when the built up pressure is eventually released from inside the earth’s crust. The point […]Read More

Conveyancing

CA surveys look to identify key obstacles to home-buying process

Conveyancing Association (CA) members are calling on fellow industry experts to help them identify the key obstacles currently hindering the home-buying process. Conveyancers and estate agents across the UK are invited to answer two short surveys designed to bottom out the issues currently preventing home-buying transactions from running both quickly and smoothly. Amongst other questions, […]Read More

Conveyancing

Whitehall

Whitehall is the second of three pink properties on the Monopoly Board. Like Pall Mall, Whitehall is also in the City of Westminster and is the heart of the British Government. Whitehall was formerly called York House when it was owned by Cardinal Wolsey who was the Archbishop of York, in 1514. He largely rebuilt […]Read More

Conveyancing

Homeowners expect prices to heat up 7% by summer

88% of homeowners confident about further house price growth in 2015 London property values predicted to climb 9% in the next six months Homeowner confidence hasn’t been shaken by recent evidence of a slowdown in house price growth – with property owners expecting values to climb a further 7% on average in the first six […]Read More

Conveyancing

Laytons continues to strengthen Manchester team

The Manchester office of Laytons Solicitors has confirmed the appointment of Liz Braude as Partner in its Private Client team. Liz joins from Pannone part of Slater & Gordon where she was Partner and Head of Wills and Estate Planning. A high-profile specialist in trust law and succession planning for businesses, Liz advises on all […]Read More

Conveyancing

E-plus achieves Legal Eye Quality Standard

E-Plus, the web based conveyancing quotation and referral system are delighted to achieve accreditation of the Legal Eye Quality Standard. The Legal Eye Quality Standard is widely acknowledged within the industry to be the leading assessment scheme for best practice, risk management and compliance. Yvonne Hirons MD of E-Plus says “Compliance is vitally important to […]Read More

Conveyancing

Moneypenny Case Study – Newmans Solicitors

Based in London’s Mayfair and Horley, Surrey; Newmans Solicitors is a little bit different. With more than 40 years’ experience, the firm boasts a team comprising solely of qualified legal professionals, thereby delivering a highly personal service directly to clients. Saira Babar is the Managing Director and owner of the firm. Here she explains why […]Read More

Conveyancing

Sign up for the Future

Future Climate Info (FCI) offers an innovative suite of Environmental Reports, broken into 3 simple products, Essential, Standard and Premium. Each analyse comprehensive data which is simply summarised, making the reports concise and easy to read. Using a dynamic Professional Opinion, the reports give expert advice and solutions. To order your FCI Environmental Report and […]Read More

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