The Covid-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented changes in the way we live and work across the world, affecting every area of our lives. The situation is thankfully temporary, and at some point life will return to normal. In the meantime, we continue to find ways to adapt so that life can continue.
The legal profession had been moving towards a more efficient paperless office system over the last few years. Covid-19 accelerated this move, as overnight working from home became the accepted norm across the country. Paperless remote systems are a must for working remotely for anything other than a very short period. The good news for clients is that remote working can help to speed up transactions. Providing documents by electronic means is quicker, as the parties do not have to wait for the postal system to deliver packages, and modern technology makes it straightforward …