SearchFlow Case Study: Real Estate, Fox Williams

SearchFlow Case Study: Real Estate, Fox Williams


Fox Williams is an independent, progressive law firm located in the City of London. It has a diverse client list ranging from entrepreneurs and start-ups to household names, PLCs and multinational companies.

The firm is proud of its reputation as a “quality alternative” to the larger City firms and has established a reputation for advising on complex legal and regulatory issues in its core areas of expertise. A distinguishing feature that the Fox Williams team is proud of is that it is often first choice for referrals of work from other law firms when City expertise is required.

With a high degree of partner involvement in client matters, Fox Williams prides itself on providing a responsive service from efficient lawyers with commercial acumen and a problem-solving approach.

Real Estate Due Diligence

Within the real estate team, Fox Williams’ specialist team of lawyers have expertise across all major real estate sectors, including retail, office and hospitality, representing corporate occupiers from multinational corporations, property companies, family businesses, entrepreneurs and investors.   The firm also advises overseas law firms and other businesses establishing a presence in the UK.

The team is dedicated to providing a practical and commercial approach to a wide range of property matters.

One aspect of the team’s transactional work is conducting due diligence, which includes review and assessment of property search results.  We spoke with Rebecca Evans, Legal Director within Fox Williams’ real estate team, to discuss the importance of providing clients with accurate information as part of each transaction, and how they have transitioned to SearchFlow as their chosen search provider:

Rebecca Evans:

“We are always looking for ways to enhance the client experience and efficiency. The team at SearchFlow provided us with a demonstration of the search ordering system and additional Data Layers platforms and we liked that we could check for risks with a property or portfolio of properties through an online mapping tool, before any searches are ordered.

“We decided to sign up with SearchFlow and the client on-boarding process was smooth. The SearchFlow team is there to answer any questions – they are very open and honest – and the functionality of the platform suits our needs. With SearchFlow, the dashboard provides the latest status, or we can call or email the team if we have any questions.

“Our Customer Success Manager organised some great training sessions for us and has been available for follow-ups; the team are all very easy to deal with.

“All of our commercial searches are now managed via SearchFlow, and it has been a positive experience for us.”


This article was submitted to be published by SearchFlow as part of their advertising agreement with Today’s Conveyancer. The views expressed in this article are those of the submitter and not those of Today’s Conveyancer.


SearchFlow is the UK’s largest provider of legal due diligence data for residential and commercial property transactions. Since its formation, it has supported over 5,000,000 instructions and delivered 26,000,000 searches; this equates to around 1 in every 4 property transactions in the UK. SearchFlow recognises that proactively supporting each client’s journey is vital to delivering the right due diligence insights, searches, data, surveys, and insurance for every transaction – whether a single residential property or a complex commercial portfolio. Via its advanced online ordering platform and backed-up by an award-winning customer service team, SearchFlow supports clients in delivering the conveyancing solutions needed to manage due diligence risk and achieve compliance. By partnering with SearchFlow, property law professionals in the UK can deliver smarter, safer, and faster property transactions to their customers. SearchFlow have been crowned Search Provider of the Year for four consecutive years, and recently won Bronze for Best Use of Technology at the CX Awards. Based in Kent, SearchFlow is a Landmark Information Group business, which is part of DMGT plc. Key Services

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