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The Practical Vision Network is excited to welcome the appointment of two Key Relationship Managers that will endeavor to passionately extend the value and protection our vital products and services can add to UK law firms. Uniquely placed in providing innovative technology and products to safeguard law firms against cyber crime, Lawyer Checker is delighted […]
Becoming an executor of a property can be an extremely challenging job; however, the task becomes even more onerous when you are asked to reclaim property by overturning a longstanding fraud. Through the Court of Appeal Ruling, the victim and subsequently the executor of the victim’s estate cannot seek rectification of the register of a […]
The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) were overwhelmed by complaints this year, finding it extremely difficult to process the requests in an efficient and timely manner. They have therefore set up an online complaints service that should streamline the complaints that are relevant to LeO; the others will be forwarded to the correct regulator. By using complaints […]
Delegates attending the Conveyancing Association’s annual conference yesterday heard a series of presentations about how technology is changing the way that conveyancers work; and the ways in which consumers expect to interact with their legal advisers. The theme for the day was that we are living through unprecedented times of change with new technology leading […]
In recent history UK based legal firms have been extremely dominant in Europe. Following Brexit and the likely event of the UK leaving with no deal, Europe’s reliance on UK legal may start to deteriorate. In fact, a German based legal firm has just bought a UK based Legal firm. Although we have seen many […]
A recent report from the Resolution Foundation has found that by the age of thirty those of us without parental property wealth are 60% less likely to be home owners than people whose parents own property. This importance of parental property wealth has increased throughout the decades. In the 90s and 00s those aged over […]
As December 6th rushed by, many have speculated as to how the legal sector would enforce regulatory change. Would the Machiavellian amongst us create a compliance witch-hunt by snooping around competitors’ websites for snippets of non-compliance? Or, would the regulators heavily sanction firms from midnight on the sixth? Instead, the regulators have adopted a sensible, supportive […]
Search Acumen, the property data insight and technology provider, is delighted to join the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), a body formed of 125 large companies, law firms, software companies, and universities from around the world that have united together to develop standards to govern the use of Blockchain technology in the business of law. […]
Huntingdon, 6th December 2018: Geodesys – part of the Anglian Water Group and a leading provider of conveyancing searches for residential and commercial properties throughout England and Wales – is today announcing the promotion of Darren Bryant to the position of Platform Owner after 11 years with the company. In his new role, Darren will […]
6th December 2018 has arrived and the legal sector is now living in an age of price and service transparency. The new SRA and CLC Transparency rules are designed to give consumers more information to enable them to make an informed choice when choosing legal services, such as conveyancing services. Firms will also have to publish the […]

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