Pitsford Consulting – Property Market Intelligence
Pitsford Consulting Ltd was founded in 2013 by Richard Hinton who has spent 25 years working in strategic and business development roles in the conveyancing industry. First with a 12-year stint as Business Development Director of Shoosmiths solicitors then as Head of Residential Property for LexisNexis Visualfiles. Most recently Richard was Head of Product Management and Business Strategy for DIIG, the owners of Searchflow, the conveyancing data business.
Richard has a well-developed understanding of the industry and productive relationships with its leading players. He is a founder member of the Conveyancing Association and was part of the team that launched the concept of direct conveyancing in the UK. He has managed the responses of businesses to HIPs and the Chain Matrix and is the architect of Decision First, the lending industry’s structural response to the issue of mortgage fraud in conveyancing launched in 2014.
As Pitsford Consulting, he has consulted widely with a range of legal and technology businesses and developed a suite of data-driven business tools for conveyancers that are showcased here.
Conveyancing Analytics – a managed platform that delivers for conveyancers the price and service transparency for clients that government and regulators are preparing to mandate.
Conveyancing Map – a business insight tool that ‘maps’ the residential conveyancing industry allowing firms to gauge their market share, track competitors and evaluate tactical and strategic options.
Conveyancing Alert – a business development tool offering a daily feed of properties that the practice last acted on for clients as they list for resale.