Electronic conveyancing industry pioneers recognised

by Sol Dolor25 May 2018

Property Exchange Australia (PEXA) has recognised conveyancers, property lawyers, and major banks spearheading innovation in the digitisation of the country’s property transactions.

PEXA’s inaugural PropertyX (Property Excellence Awards) was the finale to the industry wide conference hosted by the organisation. The awards recognised achievers in industry acceleration and awards for excellence.

Winners are selected from a pool of more than 6,000 conveyancers and lawyers and more than 140 financial institutions that have partnered with the PEXA platform.

The practitioner winner for the industry acceleration award was CS legal. Other finalists were South West Conveyancing and First State Conveyancing in the category that includes lawyers, conveyancers, and settlement agents.

The panel lawyer recipient for the industry acceleration award was First Legal, with the finalists being MSA National and Legalstream.

Among financial institutions, CommBank was recognised for industry acceleration. Other finalists were ANZ, Westpac, and NAB.

The practitioner recipient under the awards for excellence category was Leanne Hyde of Conveyancing HQ. The finalists included On-Call Conveyancing, By The Rules Conveyancing, Boothby & Boothby, and Lyon Conveyancing.

The panel lawyer awardee under the awards for excellence category was Dentons, topping MSA National and Gadens Queensland.

The financial institution given an award for excellence was Westpac. Other finalists were ANZ, CommBank, and NAB.

“As Australia’s property landscape continues to evolve, it’s important to take the time to recognise the individuals and organisations that are driving change. PEXA is proud to do so by presenting these awards, and it is clear the recipients are playing important roles in advancing the industry,” said Mike Cameron, PEXA group executive for customer and revenue.

Australia’s e-conveyancing industry is booming, as more than $130bn in settlement value has already been processed online.