- Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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.
Tags: CILEX, conveyancing, Conveyancing Association, Law Society, Society of Licensed Conveyancers
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Licensed conveyancers unveil rival to CQS amid warning that lenders are becoming backdoor regulatorsThursday, 24 November 2011
The body representing licensed conveyancers has launched a quality assurance scheme uniquely linked to their regulator in a bid to help detect mortgage fraud. The move by the Society of Licensed Conveyancers goes significantly further than the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme.
Tags: conveyancing, Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Services Consumer Panel, licensed conveyancers, mortgage fraud, Society of Licensed Conveyancers
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No professional sector is immune from automation – even the law. However, the adoption of automated systems to settle routine injury claims raises a number of important ethical questions.
For many years, outsourcing has been seen as a bit of a scary prospect within the conveyancing sector. But thanks to the stamp duty holiday, conveyancers are now realising some of the many benefits.
In November, Google received two court rulings, through which it both closed and opened the door to class actions against it. So what do the decisions mean for future class actions?