Veyo makes appointment to Board of Directors

Veyo, the comprehensive conveyancing portal, announces the appointment of Jonathan Smithers as a non-executive member to the Board. Jonathan Smithers is vice-president of the Law Society and a Partner at CooperBurnett Solicitors in Tunbridge Wells.

Veyo, developed by The Law Society and global IT solutions specialist, Mastek UK will offer an efficient, secure and transparent way of managing the conveyancing process and will be launched soon.

The Law Society has exercised its powers under the Shareholders’ Agreement to appoint Jonathan Smithers, as Alan Vallance steps down from Veyo’s Board of Directors.

Des Hudson, Chairman of Veyo, comments; “I am pleased to welcome Jonathan Smithers as a newly appointed member to the Board. Jonathan provides the right balance of skills and experience required to contribute to the Board’s strategy development and governance objectives to help launch the conveyancing portal.”

Jonathan Smithers said: “I am looking forward to joining Veyo’s Board of Directors as a non-executive member.

“As vice-president of the Law Society and as a past chair of its Conveyancing and Land Law Committee I will be adding my knowledge and experience to the product launch.

“Having been part of the team which conceived, developed, and launched CQS, the protocol for which is an integral part of the Veyo workflow, I know how important the development of this product is for the public and for our members.

“Electronic communication between conveyancers and others in the home moving process, on a common platform, will transform the way our clients buy and sell, and enable the public to have continued access to independent advice from trusted professionals.”

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