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2021 is an extremely dangerous time to be dealing with property transactions if necessary checks are not followed. Make sure your livelihood isn’t at risk. Make sure your Solicitor/Conveyancer uses Lawyer Checker.

Lawyer Checker Thirdfort meets HMLR Digital ID Standard.

Lawyer Checker Thirdfort meets HMLR Digital ID Standard. Now conveyancers can demonstrate best practice and meet the HM Land Registry’s new Digital ID Standard with Lawyer Checker’s Thirdfort Standard product. This week, Thirdfort have launched Thirdfort Standard, an ultra-secure digital ID check that fully aligns with the HMLR Digital ID Standard.

Reach HMLR Safe Harbour with Lawyer Checker and Thirdfort.

On the 12th March HM Land Registry issued practice guidance for conveyancers about implementing digital identity verification solutions. Conveyancers that embrace biometric and cryptographic technology to verify client identity will reach ‘Safe Harbour’; meaning HMLR will not seek recourse against those who meet this standard, in the event their client is fraudulent. Watch our webinar on how you can embrace technology within your firm to meet this standard here. These standards will benefit conveyancers and clients by encouraging digitalisation of the conveyancing process. Firms can embrace this standard by implementing Thirdfort’s Digital ID and Source of Fund checks through Lawyer Checker into their ID verification process.

The Professional Indemnity Market 2021

Recently Tom Lyes, Director of Engagement at Lawyer Checker met with Professional Indemnity Specialist Jenny Screech from Howden Insurance Brokers, about PII ahead of October’s renewals.

Lawyer Checker - proud headline sponsor of the inaugural British Conveyancing Awards

Lawyer Checker is delighted to announce that we are headline sponsor for the new British Conveyancing Awards 2021. Taking place virtually on the 25th May 2021 the awards will recognise and reward champions from across the conveyancing sector, who have gone above and beyond in these challenging times.

Stamp Duty Holiday extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s budget announcement yesterday confirmed the stamp duty holiday will continue until the end of June, with the nil rate band then set at £250,000 until the end of September.

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