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Our News Coverage | September 2017

With the DCLG’s consultation on leasehold closing in September, this month was always going to be heavily fixated on our own response to that consultation, what we would be calling for, and our plans to help deliver real (and necessary) reform in this area. In the lead up to the consultation closing, we used our […]

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Conveyancing Association issue response to DCLG leasehold consultation

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (20th September 2017) issued its full response to the Department for Communities and Local Government’s consultation  paper, ‘Tackling unfair practises in the leasehold market’. The response sets out in full the CA’s answers to the consultation’s questions principally outlining what steps […]

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Our News Coverage | August 2017

August is a traditionally quiet month and so it has proved with many taking the opportunity (journalists included) to take their holidays and recharge their batteries for September and beyond. Perhaps not surprisingly the ongoing news agenda has still been led by the Government’s ongoing consultation on leasehold reform and the CA has shared our […]

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Conveyancing Association responds to Government proposals on unfair leasehold practices

Beth Rudolf, Director of Delivery at The Conveyancing Association, said: “We are delighted to see the Government responding to such a significant weight of evidence from leaseholders and stakeholders in the property industry, and producing proposals intended to prevent additional homeowners getting caught by escalating ground rents and unreasonable consent fees. We look forward to hearing […]

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Our News Coverage | June 2017

June has been a month in which we have all sought to get to grips with the surprise General Election result, and certainly from a Conveyancing Association perspective we have viewed the political changes with great interest. Members will now know that we have a new Housing Minister, Alok Sharma, plus key parts of our […]

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Conveyancing Foundation and Convey Law provide 11-year old with ‘gift of independence’

Convey Law, the Newport-based law firm, today announced it has raised funds through the Conveyancing Foundation Free Legal Fee Competition to purchase a specially adapted recumbent bicycle for 11-year old, Evan Hale. Evan suffers from cerebral palsy, which affects his balance and mobility. His two older brothers are very active and ride their bikes at […]

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Conveyancing Association launch new Cyber Newsletter

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (1st June 2017) launched its new Cyber Newsletter covering off a whole host of topical cyber-related issues and providing tangible advice and support to conveyancing firms to help tackle and prevent cyber fraud. The newsletter, put together with the support of […]

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Our News Coverage | May 2017

May has been dominated by the General Election campaign in news circles however this has clearly generated plenty of interest in the CA’s White Paper/Strategic Plan and how it fits into the potential conveyancing process reforms that should be set in train post-June 8th. Key areas of our Strategic Plan continue to develop as we […]