Cyber Security: Installed v’s Cloud Conveyancing Solutions

The involvement of substantial sums in property transactions makes conveyancing fraud a prime target for cybercriminals. Conveyancing transactions are often fast-moving and pressurised, and scammers may impersonate anyone involved in the transaction, including owners, buyers, borrowers, lenders, or conveyancers. Fraud remains an ongoing concern for conveyancing law firms, and the legal sector has recently witnessed […]

It’s a full house for X-Press in England & Wales

Lynne Lister, MD of X-Press Legal Services

X-Press Legal Services is now officially the largest independent company providing property searches and a full range of products and services across the whole of England & Wales – which is great news for conveyancers. It’s also great news for X-Press, who now have complete local coverage of all areas, with the recent opening of […]

Examples of unethical conduct undermining rule of law – LSB research

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has published new research concluding that proportionate regulation has a role to play in supporting the rule of law and responding to lawyers’ unethical conduct.  The report, by Professor Richard Moorhead and Professor Steven Vaughan, explores the professional commitment of lawyers to uphold the rule of law, including promoting respect […]

Aconveyancing announce Networking and Charity day 2024

Aconveyancing has announced it’s second Networking & Fundraising day will take place on June 26th 2024 following the success of the inaugural event in 2023, raising over £5,000 for the companies charity partner, Samuel’s Promise Next year’s Chrystal Maze challenge promise mental, mystery and physical games all in the surroundings of Mythe Barn. Whilst the […]

Senior hires at Steele Raymond

The appointment of a trio of senior hires has been hailed as a “milestone” for regional law firm Steele Raymond. The appointments of Tim Higham and Jane Lynch in their residential property and private client teams respectively has been complemented by Rachel Hadfield as Marketing Manager.     Tim Higham joins the partnership from Trethowans and […]

Coming Soon: New requirements for property related payments – ISO20022

We are on the verge of a once in a generation improvement to the way money is moved on a global scale. A new, established international standard for financial messaging (ISO20022), is poised to revolutionise the global payments landscape and positively impact the broader economy. For law firms this will finally bring some much needed […]