Deborah Stuttard

Firms & People

BPL announces “business as usual” following Metamorph buyout

Last week, consolidator Metamorph Law made a further acquisition with the buyout of conveyancing firm, BPL Solicitors. Formed in 2005 by solicitors David Bridge and Mark Stimson, BPL, which has offices across the south-west, has around 100 staff and specialises in panel-focused residential conveyancing and remortgage work. It also provides bespoke, high-end residential conveyancing, construction […]Read More


Land Registry to offer first registration application results online

From Monday (23rd October 2017), business customers will be able to receive first registration application results online. According to the Government website, customers who use the HM Land Registry service will have access to the results of such applications via the portal, but only in certain circumstances. These circumstances are when: All the supporting documents […]Read More

Firms & People

Residential conveyancing specialist returns to South Wales hometown

JCP Solicitors has appointed a new residential property conveyancing specialist. Boosting the firm’s expertise at its Caerphilly office, Rachel McAdorey has joined JCP as an Associate Solicitor in conveyancing. Having previously worked in Caerphilly for seven years, Ms McAdorey returns to her hometown after honing her skills at law firms in Blackwood and Aberdare. She […]Read More


Coal mine makes home impossible to sell

On this week’s Rip of Britain, the show looked at how one family was finding it impossible to sell their home due to a “nightmare neighbour, deep beneath the ground”. The show’s presenters, Gloria Hunniford and Angela Rippon, highlighted the case of a Staffordshire couple looking to downsize, who, three years on, still haven’t been […]Read More

Property Market

Monthly transactions slowed in September

According to the latest figures, transactions dipped in September and were 20% lower compared to the same month last year. However, the slowdown was led almost entirely by London and the South East. Growth in house prices also slowed over the month. The data revealed by Acadata and LSL Property Services shows an annual house price growth […]Read More

Property Market

Government to hold crucial housing summit

With the UK property market under increasing pressure, Theresa May’s government is set to hold a crucial housing summit today at 10 Downing Street. Representatives of many of the major house builders are thought to have been asked to attend the high-level meeting in advance of the autumn budget statement on 22nd November. According to […]Read More