Eclipse announces innovative integration with the Land Registry Electronic Document Service

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19 May 2016


Tracy Blencowe, business solutions director at Eclipse

Eclipse Legal Systems, the sole Law Society Endorsed legal software provider, has announced its integration with the Land Registry Electronic Document Service (eDRS).

The integration will be available for the benefit of Eclipse clients, within Proclaim’s Conveyancing Case Management Software solution. Users will be able to make an electronic application to change the register of a property, directly through the Proclaim desktop.

This latest development will enable Conveyancing fee earners to complete an eDRS application entirely through Proclaim, as well as send electronic copies of accompanying documents, such as Transfers, Charges or SDLT returns.

Proclaim will automatically check the Land Registry for responses to the uploaded documents, requisitions relating to the application and the updated register upon a successful application, and using the Task Server robot tool, will generate tasks to notify the user and update the case history.

Firms using the Proclaim eDRS integration will benefit from a reduced cost of many registrations as the Land Registry offers a 50% reduction fee for certain applications logged electronically.

Furthermore, the inherent validation and approval mechanism will eliminate the risk of human error, whilst improving overall operational efficiencies by reducing duplicate data entry.

Rob Lewis, director at Eclipse client, Advantage Property Lawyers, comments on the integration:

“The Proclaim-eDRS integration has enabled Advantage Property Lawyers to streamline our post-completion processes by removing duplicate data entry and automating the upload, collection and retention of documents.

“Ultimately, this new functionality has allowed us to adopt an enhanced systematic approach to our post-completion work. We can better manage our exposure to risk and offer a seamless process from completion to registration, benefiting our clients, lenders and the firm.”

Tracy Blencowe, business solutions director at Eclipse, adds:

“Proclaim is one of the most widely used Conveyancing solutions in the UK and this latest integration serves to further confirm that it’s seen as a long-term productivity tool, with the ability to match needs of the firms using it.

“By integrating with the Land Registry eDRS, we are not only enabling our clients to streamline non-value adding administrative tasks and enhance usability, but we’re also providing them with a solution which possesses the flexibility that the increasingly competitive property market requires.”

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