22 August 2019
The Law Society of the UK has updated the protocol to help remind solicitors of their obligations, to reduce the risk of fraud and to increase the efficiency of the process.
2 November 2017
UK: HM Land Registry have developed a new digital mortgage service which enables borrowers to sign their property deed online.
26 October 2017
UK: The government aims to ‘Inject Innovation’ into the home-buying process by seeking feedback on the current home buying process in their recent Call for Evidence.
2 March 2017
UK: A look at why identifying client at the start of a transaction, in a way which can be relied upon by all others could speed up property transactions.
9 February 2017
UK: Eddie Goldsmith, chairman of the Conveyancing Association, explains what the trade body’s priorities are for 2017 in improving the legal side of buying a home.
28 July 2016
UK - Joe Reevy explains why cross-marketing is essential and gives advice on how attorneys can use it effectively to cultivate their clients now.
19 May 2016
UK - The majority of members of the Conveyancing Association (CA) have voted to oppose the government’s proposals to move the Land Registry to the private sector.
21 April 2016
UK - Conveyancers on both sides of a transaction are liable for the actions of a rogue seller who committed a £470,000 property fraud, the High Court has ruled.
15 October 2015
New Zealand - a “Capped Conveyancing” insurance policy was recently launched which allows lawyers and their clients to better manage their risks in conveyancing.