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Derbyshire Solicitors Timms Improves Efficiency and Client Experience with Hoowla Conveyancing Calculator

With four offices across Derbyshire and Leicestershire, Timms Solicitors provide a range of high quality specialist services for both individuals and businesses.

November 8th, 2017 | Comments Off on Derbyshire Solicitors Timms Improves Efficiency and Client Experience with Hoowla Conveyancing Calculator

Online conveyancer claims blockchain-backed transaction first

An internet conveyancing platform last week completed what it claimed was the first property to be digitally exchanged online and moved instantly to a live blockchain. It reported the property – in Trowbridge, Wiltshire – went from initial marketing to a verified online exchange in just seven days.

October 10th, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Hoowla Shortlisted for Software Innovation of the Year at Digital Entrepreneur Awards

Legal software company Hoowla have been announced as a finalist for Software Innovation of the Year in the Digital Entrepreneur Awards 2017.

September 25th, 2017 | Comments Off on Hoowla Shortlisted for Software Innovation of the Year at Digital Entrepreneur Awards

New Startup Vanessa Newman Property Lawyers Chooses Hoowla as their Case Management Software

With over 20 years experience in the property market and seven years as a licensed conveyancer, Vanessa Newman knows that the key to a smooth property transaction is communication and the understanding that each person’s transaction is of major importance and completely personal to them.

September 7th, 2017 | Comments Off on New Startup Vanessa Newman Property Lawyers Chooses Hoowla as their Case Management Software

Survey: “conveyancer numbers fall while caseloads and efficiency grow”

More property transactions and fewer people doing the work have increased conveyancers’ caseloads, but amid mounting pressure their productivity has grown by 70% since 2012, according to a survey. Among other things, it found that in 2016 conveyancers were spending a day and a half less per case and doing one case a week more than four years earlier.

July 26th, 2017 | No Comments »

Law firms, legal executives and licensed conveyancers join forces to lobby for leasehold reform

A new property law alliance, the Legal Sector Group, has written to the government with a detailed set of proposals on leasehold reform. It brings together the Conveyancing Association, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, the Society of Licensed Conveyancers and the Bold Legal Group. The Law Society has decided not to join.

June 21st, 2017 | No Comments »

ABS preparing to launch group negligence action against conveyancers

An alternative business structure is preparing to launch a group negligence action against conveyancers working for the developers and purchasers of ‘help to buy’ leasehold housing. Louie Burns, managing partner and co-owner of Leasehold Law, said the total damages claimed could potentially top £500m.

April 25th, 2017 | 6 Comments »

Conveyancers sanctioned for advice failures and registration oversight

A conveyancer who failed to report important details to lender clients or follow their instructions in over 100 transactions has been fined £2,000 by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Meanwhile, an assistant solicitor who failed to secure a party’s interest in a property by registering a form at the Land Registry, has been fined £5,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.

June 7th, 2016 | No Comments »

Sole practitioner struck off for “masterclass in failure to comply”

A sole practitioner has been struck off by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal for a “catalogue of proven breaches” of the rules which “amounted to a masterclass in failure to comply with the basic requirements of practice as a solicitor”.

May 19th, 2016 | No Comments »

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 »