Residential conveyancers are struggling to cope with the covid-19 property boom 

Residential conveyancers are struggling to cope with the covid-19 property boom and some are leaving the profession. 

A survey of 338 conveyancers has revealed a widespread decline in conveyancers’ mental health resulting from covid-19-related work pressures. 

The findings, from search provider poweredbypie, a Dye & Durham company, showed that 80 per cent of conveyancers had either experienced worsening mental health or said a colleague had, because of the intense pressure.

Almost a fifth (19 per cent) characterised this as a “significant” decline in mental health.

Sarah Dwight, a residential conveyancer who also sits on the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee, s...

Nicola Laver
Editor
Solicitors Journal

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