Conveyancing firms will close, warns CLC

28 Jan 2020

Conveyancing law firms will shut shop, and the role of the conveyancer will change as much of the administrative side of the role becomes automated, according to a white paper published by the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC).

It also predicts that with the ‘internet of thing’, properties will maintain up-to-date logbooks with little human intervention.

In its discussion paper, Conveyancing in 2030 – looking to an electronic future, the CLC – which regulates specialist conveyancers including a handful of solicitors – predicts that the conveyancer’s role will change and the focus will shift to advisory work.

This will mean conveyancers and staff will need to invest in train...

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