First Class Legal

04/03/17: 1 August 2019 – the date the Victorian Land Registry is working towards for 100% digital lodgement

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      What does 100% digital lodgement mean? It means that all settlements will be electronic and not paper. If you want to know more about this, contact one of our offices. If your conveyancer/solicitor is not a subscriber to PEXA (the body which facilitates electronic settlements) and is still clinging to the security blanket of paper and bulky files, talk to us! #digitaltransformation

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03/03/17: It’s settled. Digital wins in property sales.

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Lightning quick property settlement is the way of the future for buyers and sellers. “The benefits of digital contracts of sale and property settlements are accuracy and speed,” says First Class Legal’s managing director, Andrew Jarrett. Article continued here: http://firstclasslegal.com.au/pdf/TheAge-LegalServices-DigitalWinsInPropertySales-030317.pdf (As printed in Melbourne’s The Age newspaper – Friday 3rd of March 2017)

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02/02/17: Victoria’s first fully paperless property transfer and First Class Legal made it happen!

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First Class Legal is proud and excited to announce Victoria’s first fully paperless property transfer. We facilitated an electronic Section 32 and Contract of Sale by Auction, organised for both to be signed electronically and settled electronically. The Vendors has their money in their account within minutes of settlement and the Purchaser had her name on Title within minutes. In the old paper system, money takes days and registration can take weeks. Such a more […]

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14/12/16: Happy Christmas and Happy New Year!

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It’s been a huge year for us at First Class Legal. We have continued to grow in terms of the number of conveyancing settlements we do each week and, in turn, have grown our staff to over 25. Over the year, we have helped thousands of people buy and sell property in Victoria. We continue to be at the forefront of innovation – we continue to settle electronically wherever we can via PEXA and we […]

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05/10/16: We prepared Victoria’s first electronic s32 and Contract for Sale!!!!

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First, we were the first incorporated legal firm in Melbourne to do a fully electronic settlement (April 2015) and then we were one of the first to prepare an electronically signed Section 32 Statement (June 2016). NOW, we are the first legal firm in Victoria to prepare a fully electronically signed Section 32 and Auction Contract. Email us – info@firstclasslegal.com.au – if you would like to know more. Don’t you want to deal with a firm […]

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