Author: Rob Hailstone

Rob Hailstone established the Bold Legal Group in 2010 to monitor and report on the developments impacting the conveyancing industry. He has over 40 years’ experience in residential conveyancing.

Veyo – the future of conveyancing?

I began my conveyancing career in 1974 as an office boy with J W Ward & Sons in Bristol, Halcyon days: postal exchanges, personal completions, unregistered titles aplenty, a few legal indemnity insurance policies because experienced conveyancers could “take a view”. Less stress, hassle and anxiety for all concerned. Wind the clock forward 40 plus […]

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New HIP Regulations – where we are now

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has recently made and laid in Parliament a set of Home Information Pack (HIP) Regulations regarding the ending of the transitional arrangements. The main provisions are: The Local and Water and Drainage Searches will, despite a certain amount of negativity, remain a compulsory component of the HIP. […]

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