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Is the Law Society hiding the truth about Veyo?

An open letter to Law Society president Jonathan Smithers and chief executive Catherine Dixon

17 December 2015

With the demise of Veyo being announced recently, a significant number of solicitors (and conveyancers) have requested and deserve an explanation, an apology, answers, and accountability from those in the higher echelons of the Law Society and Legal Practice Technologies (LPT).

To place the failure of Veyo on the 'changing shape of the market' and 'free products coming to the market' is both incredulous and insulting. Having spent more than two years talking about and developing Veyo, to throw the towel in using such weak excuses [it] is surely hiding the truth about its mismanagement?

I appreciate that Mastek may want to keep things quiet from a commercial viewpoint, but the Law Society relies on its members' contributions and must be held to account by its members and give answers to the questions posed below.

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