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Our News Coverage | September 2019

From a political standpoint, September was a rather bizarre rollercoaster of a month and it looks likely that October will be more of the same. Indeed, at the time of writing, the party political conference season has taken a real back-seat to both Supreme Court & Parliamentary business. That is likely to continue. For the […]

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CA responds to Labour consultation on leasehold

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (26th September 2019) issued its response to the Labour Party’s consultation report entitled, ‘Ending the scandal: Labour’s new deal for leaseholders’. Published in July this year, the report sets out the Labour Party’s plans for the sector and the measures it […]

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CA member firm, Boys & Maughan residential property lawyers shortlisted for a record number of awards

CA member firm, Boys & Maughan’s residential property teams and individual lawyers have exceeded all of their previous achievements in the largest award scheme in the UK residential property industry. The ESTAS Group, which highlights the best firms for customer service involved in the home moving process, has revealed its shortlist for its 2019 Conveyancer […]

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CA responds to Government’s Consultation on Digital Identity

The Conveyancing Association (CA), the leading trade body for the conveyancing industry, has today (16th September 2019) issued its response to the Department for Digital, Media, Culture & Sport’s consultation on Digital Identity. The Department is asking for responses on how the Government ‘can support the development and secure use of digital identities…for the UK’s […]

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CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, announces industry partnership with CILEx

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, has announced it is now an official Industry Partner with CILEx. The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association for 20,000 Chartered Legal Executives lawyers, paralegals and other legal practitioners in England and Wales. Lynne Squires, Head of Business Development, CILEx, said: “I am delighted that Groundsure have […]

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Affiliate member, Groundsure, redevelops Groundsure Agricultural – the agricultural land use risk assessment

CA Affiliate member, Groundsure, has redeveloped its Agricultural search report with new and in-depth datasets, unique features, improved layout and navigation, and a refreshing design. The outcome – a streamlined workflow presenting all the information that firms and clients need faster via a much more user-friendly design and navigation. With several new intelligently filtered datasets, only […]

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The CLC & SQA Release Conveyancing Market Report

Industry regulator, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC), and the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) have jointly produced a market report for conveyancing firms. The report, titled Conveyancing and property law: a changing landscape, references some of the key areas of change in the sector. The first noticeable trend is the changing skills landscape, whereby degree […]

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Our News Coverage | July 2019

We cannot deny that, politically at least, July was an incredibly eventful month, with a new Prime Minister, followed swiftly by a new Secretary of State at the MHCLG and a new Housing Minister. Clearly, all three have only been in position a matter of weeks so it’s difficult to gauge how they might differ […]

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CA Affiliate members, Perfect Portal, acclaimed at the 2019 Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Conveyancing Awards

CA Affiliate members, Perfect Portal, a legal software business from Southport, recently went home with two awards after the 2019 Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Conveyancing Awards in Liverpool. Founder and CEO Yvonne Hirons had been hand-selected by a panel of expert judges to receive one of the most prestigious awards of the night: The Outstanding […]