Month: August 2016

Property Market

Reshaping home buying for millennials

For those born in the eighties and coming of age in the noughties, otherwise known as millennials, the chance to buy a home of their own is hard won. While their parents enjoyed the boom years of cheap credit, low property prices and high employment rates, millennials have experienced the polar opposite in terms of […]Read More

Firms & People

North East firm appoints new Associate Director

North East law firm, Core Legal Limited, is delighted to announce the arrival of Licensed Conveyancer, Adele Burrows who is the latest member to join the newly established legal team based in Teesside. Adele joins as Associate Director at the firm’s Teesside office to deal with a growing demand from clients based both locally and […]Read More

Fraud

Scam Alert Round up 30th August

Here are the latest scam alerts as issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority Emails misusing the name of “Clyde & Co LLP” Members of the public say they have received emails claiming to be from Clyde & Co with some from “Jenny Cooper” or “David Wilkinson”. The emails have come from several @gmail.com addresses and […]Read More

Firms & People Organisations

Last chance!

There are still places available for the LFS conference and the dinner on the 14th September 2016. The focus for this year’s conference is A Business Planning Day and as such, 18 industry leading experts, will present in three separate break out rooms focusing on: IT, Marketing and Compliance. The conference will give you and your […]Read More

Organisations

Law Society criticises calls for publication of average prices

The Law Society has called the Legal Services Consumer Panel’s call for publication of average prices “misconceived.” Responding to the Legal Services Consumer Panel (LSCP), which argued regulatory intervention is needed to ensure information about average fees is published, Law Society Chief Executive, Catherine Dixon, strongly disagreed. Catherine Dixon said: “We share the LSCP’s desire, […]Read More

Insight

The leasehold golden goose

All conveyancers are aware of the rip-off faced by clients buying leasehold flats – the fees for the management pack, the fees for the deed of covenant, the fees for giving notice of the transfer of ownership etc. The Conveyancing Association has been in the forefront of campaigning to provide more protection for buyers and […]Read More

Firms & People

Convey Law bring through first 17 “online graduates”

South Wales conveyancers Convey Law have brought through their first 17 paralegal conveyancers through their fast track training programme. The Newport based company developed The Conveyancing Academy Paralegal Course as part of the induction process for administrative and paralegal employees, allowing staff to be trained quickly, thoroughly and cost-effectively. The Conveyancing Academy is a division […]Read More

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