Conveyancing

Government tries again at commonhold

The government is having a second attempt at getting the commonhold system to work

28 Jul 2020

22-week property transaction replicated in 10 minutes

A “shadow” conveyancing transaction has been completed in less than 10 minutes following a ground-breaking digital project 

10 Jul 2020

O’Neill Patient Solicitors confirms acquisition of Cavendish Legal Group

Conveyancing practice O’Neill Patient announces the acquisition of Cavendish Legal Group

25 Jun 2020

Solicitor fined £20k for providing banking facilities

A solicitor has been fined for providing banking facilities to conveyancing clients, exposing his firm to money laundering risks

22 Jun 2020

Lockdown devastates conveyancing, criminal and immigration practices

High street lawyers are hit “hard and fast” by covid-19 with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant report has found

18 Jun 2020

A new norm will dawn

The future reality for firms is in stark contrast to the situation before the pandemic, as Viv Williams explains

03 Jun 2020

Keep calm, protect health

Sarah Dwight offers advice on how to approach conveyancing issues during the pandemic

02 Jun 2020

Guide to post-lockdown conveyancing unveiled

New guidance for conveyancers has been launched by the Law Society today as the sector resumes its work

29 May 2020

Conveyancers call for greater flexibility in furlough scheme

The Conveyancing Association and other industry bodies have called on the chancellor to enable greater flexibility in furlough arrangements 

27 May 2020