Another Leap Forward

With new legislation, and new digital ways of working to contend with, how should Scotland’s conveyancers view the future? This was explored at a recent round table organised by the Journal and First Title. Read the full article here. © Greens Property Law Bulletin

Shape of the Future

The Society’s working party on the future of conveyancing was set up a year ago, and recently surveyed practitioners’ opinions on priorities for action. What has it achieved to date? The Journal questions the convener. PROPERTY ROSS MacKAY, Convener, Future of Conveyancing Working Party What stage has the working party reached? We have had quite a number of […]

Residential property review takes shape

The Society recently set up a working party to review the whole practice of residential conveyancing. Ross MacKay answers questions put by the Journal on what the review was set up to achieve. What was the motivation for setting up the working party? Basically, it became clear during the debates on separate representation that it is difficult treating that topic in […]

What do clients want from the conveyancing process?

Professor Stewart Brymer WS, Brymer Legal Limited, Dundee and Edinburgh and the University of Dundee Introduction Conveyancing has for long been viewed by many as something of a “black art” or secret process carried out only by the “initiate and their acolyte”. That is largely the result of the language and terminology used by conveyancers […]