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At the beginning of July, our Corporate Search business development manager, Peter Booth, received an email out of the blue about whether we could track court cases? Before he could respond and establish what exactly was the issue, another three clients had emailed about the same thing. It turned out that Bloomberg had just announced they were closing their subscription-based Court Docket & Case tracking service with only a month’s notice. For our clients, this…
GlobalX has strengthened their team, with the appointment of Mumtaz Hussain as Business Development. Mumtaz, who joins from the Legal 500, will be working across both corporate and property searches assisting new and existing clients with understanding of full range of services and how we can help boost their productivity. Mumtaz has spent 15 years in private practice as a solicitor and sole practitioner, working within some of the top law firms in the UK.…
After four years, Companies House Services has finally come out of beta. Released in 2015, Companies House Services (CHS) was designed as a replacement to Companies House Direct (CHD) as part of the government’s commitment to being more transparent and open. While the new system did give access to millions of free records it was missing some vital features that could be found on CHD. These features may not be something the general public would…
2019 has already been quite the year for us. We’ve moved office for the first time in 20 years, we were named the best Welsh legal services provider, and have nearly doubled our team – but it doesn’t stop there… Over the coming weeks, we transition our brand name from LegalinX to GlobalX. As part of this exciting rebrand, we will be moving to a new website www.globalx.co – effective Monday 17th June 2019. For…
On Friday we were proud to have picked up our first ever award at the Wales Legal Awards. Nominated in the Services to the Legal Profession Team of the Year category alongside Baldwins Cardiff and Jonathon Bray Legal Services we were recognised for work we do providing property searches to our clients within Wales. The Wales Legal Awards celebrate the best of the Legal sector in Wales and has grown in stature since it’s launch…
As you may or may not be aware Companies House currently contacts all directors on their appointment. The letter outlines a directors duties and responsibilities to ensure that their company complies with the law. This letter is currently sent to the registered office, however, following feedback, Companies House are aware that this letter often does not reach the intended director. To address this issue going forward Companies House will be sending this communication to the…
It’s already gearing up to be an exciting year for LegalinX with a major head office move.  On 25th February 2019 the LegalinX Cardiff team moved from our home on City Road, Cardiff, to new premises in Churchill House, Churchill Way.  The City Road office had been our home since 1999.  The move will see us occupy 3800sq ft of office space on a 5 year lease in the highly sought-after city centre building, providing…
The Law Society has published guidance for solicitors that highlights the changes in civil and commercial cooperation that will occur should the UK leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without having reached an agreement with the EU. In this scenario, the EU and UK will have failed to sign a withdrawal agreement (governing the terms of the UK’s departure from the EU) and an agreement governing the future relationship between the two parties. The…
Delivering the deal negotiated with the EU remains the government’s top priority. This has not changed. However, the government must prepare for every eventuality, including a no deal scenario. For 2 years, the government has been implementing a significant programme of work to ensure that the UK is prepared to leave the EU on 29 March 2019. It has always been the case that as we get nearer to that date, preparations for a no…
As you are already aware, the Order commencing Schedule 3 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 for Wales was made on 1 May 2018. In order to provide sufficient time for Welsh local authorities to establish the SAB approval mechanism and to allow developers time to become aware of the changes and prepare for mandatory SuDS Standards and the requirement for SAB approval before beginning construction an implementation was set on 7 January 2019.…