Month: November 2021

Conveyancing

SearchFlow wins Search Provider of the Year award for the

LEAP Modern Law Conveyancing Award recognises talent, achievement and innovation in the national conveyancing industry. SearchFlow one of the UK’s largest providers of legal due diligence data for residential and commercial property transactions, has won the Search Provider of the Year award at the LEAP Modern Law Conveyancing Awards. Having previously won the same award […]Read More

Sticky
Organisations Property Market

Early bird entries now open for British Conveyancing Awards 2022

Following the announcement that The British Conveyancing Awards, hosted by Today’s Conveyancer would return in 2022, early bird entries are now open.  The British Conveyancing Awards 2022 will be a hybrid event held on 15th March 2022; with an in person ceremony held at the stunning Church House in London, simultaneously live streamed via The […]Read More

Conveyancing

The Digital Solicitor Podcast: Legal technology – driving profits through

The expectations on service that law firms were required to deliver soared during the pandemic with reliance on technology becoming essential in order to help satisfy clients’ heightened demands by facilitating remote support and uninterrupted communications. Now, following a year of contactless customer service options, clients are comfortable with, and even prefer, the digital service […]Read More

Conveyancing Opinion

Convey Law donates vital funds to UK charities carrying out

Leading charity-fundraising conveyancing practice Convey Law has donated £3000 to help a Pakistani village complete a vital water filtration project meaning they have clean water for the very first time.  The company has also donated funds to other UK-based charities undertaking work internationally. The Humanitarian Group Pakistan, which took on the crucial project, was nominated […]Read More

Conveyancing

InfoTrack scales up to meet digital AP1 influx

In response to the recent announcement from HM Land Registry advising all register update applications will be required to be submitted digitally from November 2022, InfoTrack is scaling up its dedicated post-completion service to support the industry during this transition. The move announced last week has caught many in the industry by surprise but is […]Read More

Conveyancing

Record number of conveyancers trained during pandemic by leading training

A record number of Conveyancers have been trained in the last 18 months, despite the challenges of the Pandemic and extended lockdowns, according to the award-winning Conveyancing Academy. Nearly 400 staff from 148 legal practices and property companies across the UK have undertaken the Academy’s industry-recognised courses since March 2020, said James Smith, Business Development […]Read More

Opinion Organisations

Are we ready to adopt UPRNs?

Unique property reference numbers (UPRNs) have the potential to be a game changing innovation in the property sector according to the Conveyancing Information Executive, and partners including Ordnance Survey, major search providers Groundsure and Landmark, and property and addressing data providers Land Data and GeoPlace. A roundtable hosted at the Ordnance Survey Head Offices in […]Read More

Conveyancing

HMLR announces updates to form RXC

Following customer feedback HMLR has now published an updated version 2 of its form RXC. Form RXC is a new way to provide a consent or certificate to comply with a restriction in the register and has been available since the end of July 2021. The changes have been prompted after HMLR was able to hear […]Read More

Conveyancing Guest Writers

Conveyancing digitisation no longer “science fiction”

A few years ago, the words “digital” and “digitisation” were bandied around the property sector a lot and, for a while at least, I know many conveyancers simply saw this as some kind of science fiction talk. A look way into the future rather than propositions with any immediacy. It all sounded somewhat glamorous and […]Read More

Conveyancing

SRA proposing to end post six-year run-off cover

The SRA has announced proposals to end the provision of post six-year run-off cover (PSYROC), because the protection is thought to be disproportionately expensive. If effective, this means that the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF), which provides the additional cover for closed firms, would end, and any remaining funds would be handed to the Law Society. The […]Read More

Feature

Industry Insight: PII and mitigating SDLT risk

Mitigating risk in your conveyancing business was on the agenda at the latest Today’s Conveyancer industry roundtable. Welcoming Marc Rowson of Lockton Companies LLP and Hannah Mackinlay of SDLT Compass, the discussion centred on the ways in which firms can demonstrate to their insurers how they are taking a proactive approach to client service and […]Read More

X