Inheritance lending specialist Tower Street Finance has launched a dispute funding product with a £30m funding line for its panel of inheritance dispute lawyers.
For many conveyancers, the practice of preparing a Report on Title is an onerous task and one that hasn’t changed for over 30 years, still dependent upon word documents which require editing in every single case. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
It is widely recognised that the legal profession has a diversity problem. Around 21% of solicitors and 34% of barristers attended fee-paying schools, compared to 7% of the general population. More than half have parents with degree-level qualifications, compared to 19% in the general population.
Tim Suiter is the product manager of DocsCorp’s document style and template applications. He works closely with law firms to help them create professional documents in less time. Here, he explains why every law firm needs its own house style to ensure every document is consistent and easy to work with.
On 30th April 2021, The British Conveyancing Awards announced which law firms, teams, individuals, and legal technology providers were shortlisted for the seventeen separate categories for this year’s awards. The judges have factored in the uncustomary nature of the past year, by considering how the nominated candidates have worked through such adversities to best support their staff and clients.
Throughout May, The National Will Register are holding their annual Free Will Registration Month which runs from Tuesday 4th May until Friday 4th June.
Providing a powerful suite of solutions from client onboarding and searches to post-completion and e-signature services, the InfoTrack integration with LEAP digitises the entire conveyancing process and assures compliance and productivity throughout.
Legal Futures Associate, Bath Publishing, are to publish the definitive account of the story of the Post Office prosecutions that led the Court of Appeal to overturn the convictions of 39 SubPostmasters last week.