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Conveyancers Must Plan for Scalable Capacity, Even Post the SDLT Extension preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Jul 05, 2021

In the conveyancing world, the government’s Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday followed by the extension to it, has proven to be both a blessing and an affliction for conveyancers. On the one hand, it has provided a stimulus for growth. On the other hand, however, the significantly increased volume of transactions has created unprecedented pressure as they find ways to cope with the property boom.

Business-led Technology Decisions Drive Commercial Growth preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Jun 23, 2021

Technology continually tops the charts of the most important investments in law firms, and so positive and rapid return on investment is critical – perhaps even more so in the current Covid-19 climate. Systems that facilitate getting ‘more done for less’ are essential to ensure increased profits, but it cannot be at the expense of client experience or service quality. Simple as it sounds, achieving all this with technology is proving to be a significant challenge. So then, how should firms approach technology investment?

Digitalisation is the Only Way Forward for Conveyancing preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Aug 05, 2020

A digital approach to conveyancing – and indeed for almost everything else – is the future. COVID-19 has become the catalyst for digitalisation that no one could have ever predicted for the conveyancing sector. This said, change has been already been rife in the conveyancing sector over the last decade.

The 'New' Modern Workplace preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Jul 06, 2020

I started writing this blog back in February. It was prompted by a discussion at the Conveyancing Association Annual Conference with clients and colleagues around how the modern workplace might look beyond 2020 as a result of innovation.

Technology investment isn't just about the money preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Jan 08, 2020

Having attended numerous Leadership Conferences over the last few years there has been a recurring theme in audience survey questions: “What are your biggest spending priorities right now?” Consistently the top scoring answers relate to cracking the technology conundrum, using smarter technology to accelerate business, and the role that AI and Machine Learning will have in business transformation.

Utilising technology as a Collaboration enabler in improving the customer experience preview
Simon Farthing
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Posted by | Nov 06, 2019

Collaboration within the legal sector has never been easier due to technological advances within legaltech and proptech. Simon Farthing, Commercial and Marketing director of LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, discusses how collaboration can improve customer experience within the property and conveyancing sector.