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Written Answers — Justice: Press: Subscriptions (31 Oct 2012)

Helen Grant: ...Cambridge Law Journal Charity Law and Practice Review Child and Family Law Quarterly Cilex Journal Civil Justice Quarterly Computers and Law Conflict Resolution Quarterly Construction Law Journal Conveyancer and Property Lawyer Counsel Crime and Delinquency Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health Criminal Justice and Behaviour Criminal Justice Matters Criminal Justice Policy Review Criminal...

Written Answers — Communities and Local Government: Housing (26 Oct 2012)

Mark Prisk: holding answer 18 October 2012 We do not collect official information on the costs of moving home. However, while these vary, we estimate that the cost of a solicitor or conveyancer, if a purchaser appoints one, typically start at around £400. This includes the cost of local authority searches, which are typically between £120 and £200, and also Land Registry fees which range from £50 to...

Financial Services Bill — Committee (4th Day) (Continued) (18 Jul 2012)

Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town: .... Part of the reason that we trust lawyers and doctors, architects and surveyors, is that they meet these requirements with proof of competence. That is why we trust them with our wills, our conveyancing, our divorces and our lives. A code of conduct enables us to know what is expected of them in terms of behaviour, ethics and integrity, as well as in particular skills and standards. Let...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Railways: BRB (Residuary) Ltd (28 Jun 2012)

Earl Attlee: ...always been the Government's intention to wind-up BRBR at the appropriate time. To do so now, by way of the Public Bodies Act 2011, means that this can be achieved without incurring the significant conveyancing costs that would be involved in a private transfer to LCR. LCR currently has no property interest in the Uckfield site.

Scottish Parliament: Long Leases (Scotland) Bill (28 Jun 2012)

Stewart Stevenson: ...are often quite old leases. Lenders might not fully understand the precise nature of the title, which might make it harder for the tenant to obtain a loan using the property as security. Moreover, conveyancing lawyers have told us that they groan at the sight of an ultra-long lease, as it makes completing a transaction relating to the property more complex. Reform was therefore needed. At...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cabinet Office: Topical Questions (13 Jun 2012)

Valerie Vaz: The Government have sold off 250 freeholds of the nation’s buildings and land. If they are going to continue to do that, will the Minister ensure that there is a covenant in the conveyancing to ensure that the public have access to public land?

Scottish Parliament: Land Registration etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 3 (31 May 2012)

Fergus Ewing: ...certain inhibitions is undesirable, as it risks reintroducing the confusing principles of bijuralism that the bill seeks to eliminate. In addition, I do not believe that amendment 6 will help conveyancers or those who use the land register for other purposes. Indeed, it may well hinder the conveyancing process. An inhibition or other entry in the register of inhibitions will be effective,...

Scottish Parliament: Land Registration etc (Scotland) Bill (31 May 2012)

Jenny Marra: Given that our system of conveyancing is based on mutual trust and professional obligation, what consideration was given to safeguards against criminal and fraudulent activity? What guarantees, over and above the master policy, were considered?

Scottish Parliament: Land Registration etc (Scotland) Bill: Stage 1 (14 Mar 2012)

Fergus Ewing: ...law with general property law in Scotland. In addition to those primary purposes, the bill has two significant secondary purposes. The first is to introduce a system of advance notices for use in conveyancing transactions, and the second is to amend the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 to allow electronic documents to be legally valid and to enable electronic registration of...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Financial Services: Conveyancing (7 Mar 2012)

Graham Brady: ...Innovation and Skills if he will take steps to ensure that shared equity schemes subsidised by the taxpayer cannot be operated by banks or financial services firms that operate restricted panels of conveyancers.

Written Answers — Treasury: Members: Correspondence (1 Mar 2012)

David Winnick: ...hon. Member for Walsall North of 2 February 2012 sent to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and transferred to his Department, on the transparency of criteria used in establishing conveyancing panels of solicitors and licensed conveyancers.

Written Answers — Treasury: Mortgages: Legal Opinion (27 Feb 2012)

Christopher Pincher: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has any plans to bring forward proposals to end the practice of mortgage lenders using selected panels of preferred or prescribed conveyancers for legal advice during property purchases.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Cost of Division (7 Feb 2012)

Danny Kennedy: ...to work as intended, it is essential that all parties play their part and carry out their responsibilities. That includes my Department’s Roads Service, developers, planners, bond providers and conveyancing solicitors. In the main, the current private streets legislation has served its original purpose quite well. That is evidenced by the fact that, over the years, the majority of roads...

Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill: Committee (7th Day) (1 Feb 2012)

Lord Dubs: ...insurance company says it is prepared to pay, and there is a big difference between the two. In the old days, it was not unusual for the same solicitor to represent both purchaser and vendor in a conveyancing transaction. Of course, there were clear conflicts of interest and major problems as a result. Thankfully, that practice no longer occurs. Third-party capture has the same risks to...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Land Registry (17 Jan 2012)

Edward Davey: ...has the potential to facilitate fraud. We take the issue of fraud very seriously and work closely with stakeholders including the Law Society, Solicitors Regulation Authority, Council of Licensed Conveyancers, National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, National Fraud Authority and Financial Services Authority as well as land registries in other countries to do all we can to reduce the...

Education and Training (Young People with Autism): New Clause 18 — Rules against referral fees (1 Nov 2011)

Alan Beith: ...referral fees, he will recognise that although he has devoted a lot of his effort to motor insurance, the same problems affect the cost to consumers in numerous other areas, such as employment law, conveyancing and divorce—all areas in which quite large sums change hands.

Public Bill Committee: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill: Clause 41 - Conditional fee agreements: success fees (13 Sep 2011)

...in the personal injury sector. Ordinary people and small businesses can have high value claims, eg a first time buyer purchasing a ‘home from hell’ based on negligent advice from a surveyor or conveyancing solicitor.” I hope that I have said enough about the matter to persuade the Minister that we are dealing with chalk and cheese.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Access to Justice Review (13 Sep 2011)

David Ford: ...the figure he quoted. There are serious issues here. We need to recognise that for many solicitors and barristers, particularly solicitors, in current circumstances and in areas of work such as conveyancing, there are relatively low earnings compared to a few years ago. Not all barristers and solicitors are earning £600,000 a year, or whatever it is. The only issue that I am concerned...

Public Bill Committee: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill: Schedule 1 - Civil legal services (6 Sep 2011)

Kate Green: ...aid will be available for mediation provided in relation to family disputes and civil legal services provided in connection with the mediation of family disputes. That would, for example, include conveyancing services where they are provided in the course of giving effect to arrangements for the resolution of family disputes, and where they have been in relation to the dispute under the...

Public Bill Committee: Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders bill: Clause 1 - Lord Chancellor’s functions (6 Sep 2011)

Jonathan Djanogly: ...established under the Access to Justice Act 1999, is very broad. Legal aid funding is available to provide legal advice on almost any area of law other than personal injury and damage to property, conveyancing, boundary disputes, defamation and malicious falsehood, the making of wills, trust law and business cases, which are explicitly excluded. In the Bill we have taken a different...


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