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The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond v 4-6 Trinity Church Square Freehold Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 764. As is well known ‘qualifying tenants’ of flats have, under section 1 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, the right to compulsorily acquire the freehold of the building. This is sometimes referred […]
Lawyer Checker is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for an award at the esteemed Eclipse Modern Law Conveyancing Awards. As a key provider of risk management tools, we are running for the Innovation of the Year category following the recent launch of our brand new OnDMARC service, enabling professionals to effectively safeguard […]
A Building Society has introduced a new affordability model to raise the amount that clients can borrow. Whilst the model launched by Coventry for intermediaries is set to benefit those earning between £25,000 and £75,000 in particular, the business’ director has stated that the change could be a positive development for those on every rung […]
Michael Day is the Owner and Managing Director at Integra Property Services, as well as being a judge at the upcoming Law Firm Services Conveyancing Awards sponsored by Groundsure. In this interview, he discusses what sparked his interest in the sector as well as sharing his views on the most pressing challenges professionals are currently up […]
Employees from two conveyancing providers will be scaling Ben Nevis this month as part of an annual Charity Trek. On Saturday 30th June, 31 employees from My Home Move and Advantage Property Lawyers will be making the hike, to raise money for the good causes supported by the MHM Charitable Trust. This is the second […]
Specialist professional indemnity insurance broker to the legal profession, QPI is calling for law firms to prepare for proposed SRA changes to PII provision, urging solicitors to seek specialist advice in advance. Business leaders at QPI have highlighted the potential repercussions that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) proposed changes to PII could have on the […]
It’s not always possible to attend a face-to-face course. Client demands, work commitments and well-earned holidays can all get in the way. That’s why Central Law Training has designed web courses which allow you complete flexibility in choosing where and when you access training. These pre-recorded courses cover the same content and learning outcomes as […]
A law firm has warned that a shortage of conveyancers could result in serious challenges for firms. Clayton Legal conducted its 2018 salary survey in February and March of this year, revealing a snapshot of the legal profession. This includes challenges, remuneration, use of support staff, and how firms plan to hold onto talent. A […]
Today’s Conveyancer and Today’s Wills and Probate were excited to be hosting their first collaborative Roundtable, with a focus on a key opportunity for legal professionals across both sectors. Held in the 3PB Barristers Chambers of Birmingham’s prestigious Colmore Building, the event gave attendees the unique chance to discuss important issues and key challenges, as […]
Olly Thornton-Berry is the Co-Founder of Thirdfort Limited, a proptech business that is developing escrow technology with the Land Registry to provide conveyancers with a new way to manage client funds. In this article, Olly discusses the movement towards prioritisation of security and efficiency in the conveyancing sector, as well as how streamlining internal processes […]

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