Can’t see the risk for the fees?

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A recent survey by Today’s Conveyancer suggested that the majority of solicitors feel that Conveyancing is becoming far too complex. The survey, of 192 conveyancers, saw 134 replying yes to the question “Are you concerned about the increasing complexity of conveyancing work?” Though the sample size was small, the message is one worth taking seriously, […]

Conveyancing Information Executive sets the bar on climate data quality standards

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The Conveyancing Information Executive (CIE), the leading property data standards body for conveyancing transactions in England and Wales has today launched its Climate Risk Reporting Compliance note to its members. Climate data analysis is already available for conveyancers and commercial property lawyers, offered either inclusive in environmental or stand-alone reports. Because the data used for […]

LSB calls for improvement in leadership of legal regulators

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has demanded an improvement in the leadership of legal regulators after its latest assessment of their performance proved damning. The regulators are assessed against the same five standards: Regulatory Approach, Authorisation, Supervision, Enforcement, and Well-led. They are rated as providing: “Sufficient” assurance (green) “Partial” assurance (amber) “Insufficient” assurance (red) To […]

#BCAwards2023 | Sponsor Spotlight: The Society of Licensed Conveyancers

The third edition of the British Conveyancing Awards is just around the corner. Alongside a new, larger venue and a new headline sponsor in Groundsure, #BCAwards2023 is all about recognising and rewarding the herculean efforts of conveyancing superheroes who, despite hurdles aplenty, continue to go above and beyond to help clients move into their dream […]