It's been a year since Mark Kelso became Programme Director for Local Land Charges. Twelve months on, he discusses what has been achieved so far and looks ahead to what's next.
As part of our Digital, Data and Technology Directorate you'll be encouraged to push your skills to the limit and gain experience on a wide range of platforms and software. Find out more about what a role with us can offer.
We are seeking feedback on our draft standard for digital identity checking, designed to support the development of new and accessible services for conveyancers.
An update on the speed of our service and measures we’re taking to continue to improve.
We will soon start accepting electronic signatures. Find out which form of electronic signatures we are looking at, how these may be used and how you can tell us what you think.
Traditional legal formalities have presented difficult practical problems during the coronavirus crisis. We have been listening to our customers and working very hard to try to make things easier in these unprecedented times.
Over the last few weeks we have become more flexible in our decision-making and more responsive to our customers’ needs. The future looks bright but we and the property sector continue to face some real challenges.
Cryptographic and biometric identity checks may be the solution for conveyancers when verifying an applicant’s identity, according to the Law Society, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, the Chartered Institute for Legal Executives and HM Land Registry.
The HM Land Registry portal has played a crucial role in ensuring we continue to process as many applications as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve been working on a few enhancements to this vital service to make it even simpler to use.
Our Local Land Charges conference allowed further sharing of the latest digital services to improve conveyancing.