Helping solve problems with unregistered property

Posted in For Family Historians, For Solicitors

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Twenty-five years ago the land register was opened to public inspection and compulsory land registration finally came into effect across the board in England and Wales. Yet it is still possible to search the Land Registry for a property and fail to find its details. This article takes a brief look at the history of land registration and outlines some of the specialist services that Anglia Research offers solicitors to help them establish property ownership.

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The value of clarity

Posted in For Relatives, For Solicitors

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We are proud to announce that, as of today, we can display the Internet Crystal Mark logo on our website – the Plain English Campaign’s seal of approval. In this article, commercial director Carolyn Lord explains why clarity matters.

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Records management - planning for disaster

Posted in For Solicitors

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It’s been a rocky year so far in the world of public records,what with the Moscow library fire and the fire in the Brooklyn records storage facility. In this article Kelvin Smith, former records management consultant at The National Archives, examines some key issues applicable to any organisation that relies on paper and digital records.

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Law Society offers new guidance on complaints

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In an article posted on 22 September 2014, we drew attention to the confusion surrounding the duty of care owed by estate administration lawyers to beneficiaries. Now the Law Society has given its view that while residuary beneficiaries are not clients, they should be regarded as having the status and legal protection of clients.

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Great Anglo-American Alliances #2: Anglia Research offers US customers a free review of unsolved cases

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The D-Day landings were a triumph of Anglo-American co-operation, the largest seaborne invasion in history. Success hung on meticulous planning, detailed intelligence and, above all, total secrecy. All the key aspects of the operation were referred to by codewords.

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