Are face to face Know Your Customer (KYC) checks becoming a thing of the past?

Before work can be started on any legal or high-risk financial matter, professional services firms need to complete Know Your Customer (KYC) checks and they need to complete them quickly. The identity of a client must be established in order to comply with Government regulations and to help avoid the risk of fraud. Lawyers, bankers, […]

London homebuying platform to offer full suite of services to buyers in one package

In a move that hopes to further simplify the property buying process, London homebuying platform OneDome is expanding its flagship product HomeBuyer Service to include surveying services. This enhancement ensures that OneDome now provides a full suite of services to homebuyers—including mortgages, conveyancing, and surveys – all bundled into one package at a fixed price. […]

CMA announce further commitments to ground rent reductions


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has confirmed that a further 500 households will benefit from commitments to not double ground rents. It has secured undertakings from 8 investment firms who acquired the freeholds from house builders, that they will return ground rents to the original fee amount from when the property was first sold, […]

InfoTrack crowned Legal Supplier of the Year at British Conveyancing Awards

InfoTrack has been awarded Legal Supplier of the Year for the second year running at the British Conveyancing Awards, a prestigious ceremony celebrating the work of property professionals in England and Wales. The 4th annual British Conveyancing Awards, sponsored by property due diligence report provider Groundsure, hosted over 400 property professionals at a glitzy ceremony […]

Top Local Land Charges teams revealed at Land Data 2024 Excellence Awards

Over 100 Local Authority Local Land Charges Officers who carry out land and property searches required for conveyancing transactions, attended the 17th Land Data Local Land Charges Awards for Excellence gala dinner in Derby on 4th March, hosted by comedian Markus Birdman. The national awards recognise the work and achievements of Local Land Charges departments […]

InfoTrack introduce new series of webinars on conveyancing

Digital Conveyancing Maturity: Learn from the leaders 20 March 2024 – 2.00 pm (1 hour) How are firms adopting and maximising their use of digital tools in conveyancing? Following the launch of the Digital Conveyancing Maturity Report 2024, we’re joined by a panel of firms who scored highly and made impressive improvements to their digital […]

TM Group wins Supporting the Industry Award at the British Conveyancing Awards 202

Just hours after announcing the acquisition of Lawtech Software Group, TM Group won Supporting the Industry Award at last night’s British Conveyancing Awards in London. This Award recognises our achievements through our digital Post Completion services, which plugs crucial gaps in the direct submission process, while creating a fully trackable and auditable process that saves […]

Embracing Change: Celebrating National Conveyancing Week

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Fresh headlines impacting the conveyancing sector pop up every day – from the newly announced cut to Capital Gains Tax intended to improve access to the housing market, to fluctuating house prices and debates over the Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill. Conveyancers are no strangers to change. After living through a global pandemic and adapting […]

Regulating property agents ‘edging closer from aspiration to reality’

Propertymark gave evidence at a House of Lords Industry and Regulators Committee Inquiry on 5th March 2024 which explored whether a new regulator should be created as suggested by the report of the Regulation of Property Agents working group in 2019, which the trade body participated in at the time.    Timothy Douglas, Head of […]

Interview: Sarah Bent, Partner and Head of Residential Conveyancing at Hegarty’s

Today’s Conveyancer recently sat down with Sarah Bent, Partner and Head of Residential Conveyancing at Hegarty’s. Sarah has been with the firm for 14 years, after starting as an admin assistant. Hegarty has also just celebrated 50 years of operation.  Sarah shares insights into her multifaceted role both at home and in the office. Having […]

Clough & Willis expands Property team with new senior associate appointment

Bolton and Bury-based law firm Clough & Willis has appointed Ged McNamara as a senior associate in its growing Property team.  He joins the firm from another firm based in Greater Manchester where he was head of the conveyancing department. Ged’s new role will see him lead on a variety of residential and commercial matters […]

National Conveyancing Week 2024 Special Episode – HMLR in Conversation

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This special edition of the Today’s Conveyancer Podcast is guest hosted by one of the founders of National Conveyancing Week Rob Hailstone. Rob speaks with HM Land Registry’s Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Customer and Strategy Mike Harlow. Rob questions Mike about progress on the registrations backlogs, consistency of response from HMLR,  lender updates, […]