Posts Tagged ‘conveyancing’

Friday 13th – Be afraid, be very afraid

I’m not normally a superstitious person.  Friday 13th generally doesn’t hold any concern for me.  But the developments in the legal world this week, may lead me to revising my thinking.  Could this Friday 13th go down as one of the unluckiest days ever for lawyers and the old school legal regime? In particular, I’m […]

so long referral fees, hello marketing fees

So we have the news today that referral fees in PI cases will be no more, and by Easter 2012. Not long for the workarounds to get underway. Just what will the impact be, for the existing claims managers, the PI lawyers currently at the end of the foodchain, and the wider legal industry? Well, […]

oscre oscre bravo

In the current challenging market conditions, IT is one of the great levellers of competition in the legal services market place.  And for IT systems to be effective, standardisation is the key. Those of you working in the field of conveyancing may well have come across Oscre (or Pisces as it was known as in […]

Conveyancing is dead, long live conveyancing?

According to the Law Society Gazette this week, the impact of Lloyds volume based threshold for membership on their conveyancing panel has resulted in approx 2,500 firms being dropped – that’s approximately 1/3 of all firms dealing with conveyancing. So, another nail in the coffin of high street conveyancing. Removal from major lenders’ panels, effectively […]

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