Firm joins specialist property association

specialist property association

Cheshire based Rowlinsons Solicitors have announced that they have been accepted as a member of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP). Leasehold enfranchisement covers lease extensions, purchasing the freehold of a house or, as a group of flat owners, acting collectively and setting up a Right to Manage company for leaseholders who wish to […]

tmgroup & CDS further enhance digital AP1 service ahead of HMLR’s November deadline


Ahead of HM Land Registry’s November deadline for digital AP1 submission, tmgroup and Conveyancing Data Services (CDS) have added a whole host of new features to their integrated, digital AP1 services. All to help customers save even more time on their digital AP1 journey. As Joanna King, Product Manager at tmgroup, commented: “Since HM Land […]

The state of the Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance market in 2022

Solicitors’ Professional Indemnity Insurance Market

For many firms, solicitors’ professional indemnity insurance (PII) is a “set it and forget it”-type of activity. They understand they need coverage, but they’re far from thrilled about the process of scouring providers to find the best deal. That’s especially true when you consider the current professional indemnity insurance market. Surging premiums, an absence of […]

Landmark announced as ESTAS sponsor for 2022

It has been announced today that Landmark Information Group (which includes Landmark Estate Agency Services, Searchflow and Ochresoft) is to sponsor the Conveyancing categories at this year’s ESTAS Awards. The awards, whose Headline Partner is Coadjute, are powered by the ESTAS customer review platform for conveyancers, agents, mortgage brokers and suppliers. The platform enables firms […]

Law firm Taylor Rose rebrands in attempt to “reshape the future” of legal services

Taylor Rose rebrands

AIIC Group rebrand comes at time of significant transformation for the consumer-focused legal services group AIIC Holdings (“AIIC”), the holding company behind leading independent law firm Taylor Rose MW, today announces a full rebranding setting itself up as a group of companies with aligned values in an attempt to grow and share infrastructure. The merger […]

Optimus announces new partnership with the Federation of Independent Agents

Optimus – part of Landmark Information Group – today announces a new partnership with the Federation of Independent Agents (FIA). The FIA – estate agency trade body representing over sixty brands – has selected Optimus as one of its conveyancing panel partners. The service is now available to FIA’s members via Optimus’ digital platform, to […]

Conveyancers fear the worst as stamp duty cut mooted

Rates of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) will once again become the subject of change as Liz Truss looks to cut the tax on moving homes in a mini-budget this Friday. This has led to concern from within the conveyancing sector – which is already stretched to its limit – that an uptick in demand […]