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Free2Convey to relaunch “within weeks”

Free2Convey, the conveyancing portal designed as a free rival to the Law Society’s failed portal Veyo, is to relaunch itself to conveyancers, estate agents and the public “within weeks”, it has emerged. Matt Lancaster, who has led work on the portal, said he hoped it would be used by most conveyancing firms by the end of this year.

May 11th, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Software suppliers association ends agreement with Free2Convey

The Legal Software Suppliers Association has ended its agreement with conveyancing portal Free2Convey, it has emerged. Free2Convey was set up by the LSSA last autumn as a rival to the Law Society’s failed conveyancing portal Veyo.

April 22nd, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Revealed: Final Veyo bill to hit £7m

The bill for the Law Society’s failed conveyancing software project Veyo is likely to be £7m, its chief executive has revealed. Catherine Dixon said she and president Jonathan Smithers pulled the plug because “the amount of time and further investment needed to get Veyo to a successful launch was too great”.

January 19th, 2016 | 5 Comments »

Conveyancer who tested Veyo: Law Society “built something nobody wanted”

The managing director of a law firm involved in testing Veyo has described how the Law Society realised too late that it had “built something nobody wanted”. David Bridge said what was left of Veyo should be converted into a secure portal for conveyancers.

December 22nd, 2015 | 2 Comments »

Law Society “must be held to account” over collapse of Veyo

The Law Society “must be held to account” for the collapse of conveyancing portal Veyo, the founder of the Bold Legal Group has said. Rob Hailstone accused the society of “hiding the truth about its mismanagement”.

December 18th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Demise of Veyo is “green light” for Free2Convey, LSSA chair says

The demise of the Law Society and Mastek’s online conveyancing portal Veyo gives the “green light” to rival system Free2Convey, the chair of the Legal Software Suppliers Association has said. Matt Lancaster said Free2Convey could now become the “central conveyancing portal”.

December 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

Millions lost as Law Society and Mastek scrap Veyo

The Law Society and Indian technology giant Mastek have decided to scrap online conveyancing portal Veyo, at a cost to the profession which has so far been confirmed at more than £3m but is likely to be much higher. The society said it was “deeply sorry” that conveyancers who had “waited patiently” for the product would not be able to use it.

December 4th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Free2Convey to be available “in next few weeks”

Free2Convey, the free conveyancing portal developed by the Legal Software Suppliers Association, is to be available “in the next few weeks”, it has emerged. Julian Bryan, managing partner of Quill Pinpoint, said it would be ready before Veyo.

October 29th, 2015 | No Comments »

Veyo is still being tested, Law society president says

Veyo is still being tested and there is no fixed date for its national launch, the president of the Law Society told property lawyers last week. Jonathan Smithers admitted that “clearly the publicity ran well ahead of the product”.

October 12th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Exclusive: Software suppliers unite to launch free rival to Veyo

A free version of conveyancing portal Veyo, called Free2Convey, is to be launched by the Legal Software Suppliers Association (LSSA) at the end of this month. Matt Lancaster, chair of the LSSA, said he hoped as many law firms as possible would use it.

September 7th, 2015 | No Comments »