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Who holds the real levers of change? preview
Richard Hinton

Posted by | Jun 04, 2019

Sure, we’re evolving – everyone and everything evolves, doesn’t it? Sometimes the pace is slow other times it feels faster. In a Darwinian sense, there are winners and losers at each turn as we respond to changes in our environment, but who holds the real levers of change in the property market?

Understanding the Real Opportunity in the CMA's Transparency Challenge preview

Posted by | Dec 06, 2018

Readers will be aware of the Competition and Markets Authority's call to improve the price and service transparency offered to clients by law firms.

Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Transparency Proposals Survey: Focus on Service, Not Costs Say Conveyancers preview

Posted by | Feb 09, 2018

We recently published new research based on a survey of Heads of Conveyancing in firms across England and Wales, on the implications of the proposed requirement by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) that law firms should be more transparent on their legal costs and service quality.

The CMA and the Conveyancer – Perfect Bed Fellows! preview
Richard Hinton

Posted by | Dec 15, 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has concluded that competition in legal services for individual consumers and small businesses is not working well.

Conveyancers Need Technology to Withstand Market Fluctuations preview
Richard Hinton

Posted by | May 08, 2017

Conveyancing firms are potentially in brace position as they look to ride out this new period of uncertainty caused by the recent announcement of a snap election on 8 June 2017. This dip in housing transactions isn’t unusual. Industry analysis over several previous general elections shows that a drop in housing transactions is typical.

Richard Hinton
Tags: Visualfiles

Posted by | Oct 16, 2015

In 25 years of working with conveyancing firms, a perennial problem has been accurately planning the development of a conveyancing business. There always seems to be too many cross winds capable of blowing a plan seriously off course that conveyancers can neither control nor in many cases, anticipate.