GlobalX joins the Legal Software Suppliers Association
We are pleased to announce that we have recently been accepted a member of the LSSA.
Are Legal Apprenticeships Set To Dominate The Sector?
The legal sector is changing rapidly including the option students to becoming a qualified conveyancer, without incurring student debt.
GlobalX Christmas Opening Times 2019
With the Christmas period almost upon us we wanted to let you know in advance our opening times so you can plan accordingly. We wish all our clients and customers an enjoyable festive period and would like to thank you for your continued support.
What’s happening with Leaseholds?
For many new build property owners over the past decade, instead of moving into the idyllic tranquil setting after signing the final jargon filled documents, receiving the keys and parking the moving wagon alongside their slick, gleaming, flawless home, they have been confronted with an horrific realization that they are trapped in an escalating leasehold nightmare.
Winding-Up Searches and Commercial Property
What would you class as essential searches when conducting Commercial Property purchases? Would it be local authority searches, environmental, flooding and probably planning? What about Winding-Up Petitions?
The Importance of Flood Risk Reports
With flooding on the increase in the UK, it is often advised that conveyancers obtain a flood report for their clients. If a full flood report is commissioned, then the conveyancer has the reassurance of knowing they have supplied the mortgage lender and the buyer with as much information as possible to enable them to assess the likely risk before proceeding.
Are you keeping up with your CDD?
It is more crucial than ever for law firms to have a firm grasp on their Know Your Customer and anti-money laundering obligations. Law firms, due to the nature of their work, have been identified as a particular area of interest for fraud and other criminal activity resulting in greater scrutiny.
Adhering to Anti-Money Laundering Regulations – the struggle is real
In September we attended the annual Law Firm Services Conveyancing Conference which featured a presentation from Chris Handford, Director of Regulatory Policy at the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).
Get know to PinPoint Information
With decades of experience in the sector, PinPoint Information has been providing due diligence reports to property professionals to help them identify, understand and assess risks.
Companies House update October 2019
As a key customer of Companies House, and a registered company formations agent, we often get invited to attend customer forums for our feedback.
How we help law firms save time on searches
We’ve been a leading provider of company information for over 30 years building up an extensive library of legal searches but we offer much more than just searches. We want to help our clients get ahead by providing a tailored service and innovative solutions that will help boost your productivity.
The SQE Revolution and Solicitor Qualifying Routes
What are the routes to becoming a qualified solicitor and what impact will the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam have?
Getting started with Business Process Workflows
In the current digital era, businesses that are not harnessing the increasing capabilities of digitalisation risk getting left behind.
Local authority searches - Transitioning Towards Digitisation
Property searches are an essential element to a successful home buying and selling process. Completed competently, they have the ability to uncover unsavoury property or uncover truths which could protect the buyer. They also create a full and transparent picture, enabling the buyer to make a fully informed decision.
Can you trust free sources of information?
Compliance is an integral aspect for every law firm but it appears that many are still taking huge risks when obtaining company information.