Author: Paul Bassett

Should the Land Registry be Privatised?

Land Registry Privatisation Despite the overwhelming opposition to the proposed plans put forward at the beginning of the year which led to Vince Cable scrapping the plans , George Osborne wrote in the Autumn...

Law firms fight back – Letter to Office of Fair Trading Re: Lenders Conveyancing Panels

Law firms fight back – Letter to Office of Fair Trading Re: Lenders Conveyancing Panels

Following Prime Minister’s Questions on 23rd January, law firms are beginning to fight back by writing to the Office of Fair Trading, calling for a meeting. The Prime Minister said he wants to investigate...

The Campaign #banksbad4biz made it to Prime Minister’s Questions last week!

The Campaign #banksbad4biz made it to Prime Minister’s Questions last week!

MP Dan Rogerson asked the Prime Minister at Prime Minister’s Questions about the restrictive practices of mortgage lenders.  “Given the keen interest of the Prime Minister in single markets, will you look at mortgage...

High Street Heroes Wanted

High Street Heroes Wanted

We are constantly being told we have to change if we are to survive in today’s changing legal landscape. Who is it that is calling the shots here because our clients like what we...