E-conveyancing: A huge step in the electronic direction

Mark Johnson reviews Land Registry proposals for the long-awaited introduction of e-conveyancing

12 May 2017

In September last year I advocated the speedy introduction of e-conveyancing to accelerate transactions in land and improve the liquidity of the property market. It was therefore very pleasing to see that the most compelling proposal from the recent Land Registry consultation to amend the Land Registration Rules 2003 was a bold attempt to bring property transactions into the digital age. The Land Registry consultation has now closed and its report is to be published on 28 June.

Without doubt the proposals must be welcomed. As I noted in my previous article, when...

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