The headlong rush towards making conveyancing easier has suffered a recent setback by the withdrawal of Veyo the Law Society's e-conveyancing package. You can read more in the article below.
I am not convinced making transferring title in your biggest asset easier to do is such a great idea and not just because it's how I earn my crust! The capacity for fraud is obvious. I have similar concerns about proposals to sell off the Land Registry to private hands. Watch this space to see how this pans out!
When it comes to large technology projects, the Law Society seems to be jinxed. Two internal programmes over the past ten years have racked up millions in costs, with little if any benefit to the practising solicitors whose fees paid for them.