Covers conveyancing and provides our latest advice and information on all matters relating to buying and selling residential property.
The conveyancing protocol is the Law Society’s preferred practice for residential conveyancing transactions. Members of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme are expected to follow the procedures for all freehold and leasehold conveyancing procedures.
Updated in May 2018, guidance notes for the CON29M Coal Mining Search - the industry leading report for the conveyancing market - are available to download.
The Law Society’s Intellectual Property Law Committee has responded to the IPO’s consultation on the proposed changes to UK law resulting from the Trade Mark Directive 2015, which is required to be implemented into UK law by 14 January 2019.
We are seeking views on proposed revisions to the Law Society National Conveyancing Protocol. The consultation closes at 23:45 on 14 May.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have published their response to their Call for Evidence on improving the home buying and selling process. This sets out their proposals to improve the current system for consumers.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a consultation on the Code for Leasing Business Premises.
The new Land Transaction Tax (LTT) replaces stamp duty land tax in Wales on Sunday 1 April. All transactions after this date will be subject to the new tax and tax payments will be collected by the Welsh Revenue Authority.
Revisions to the Standard Conditions of Sale and Standard Commercial Property Conditions have now been published. The revisions were settled by Oyez Professional Services Ltd and the Law Society, who jointly own the copyright.
The Law Commission have published a call for evidence on commonhold. This is the first step in their project to reform the law of commonhold.
The Law Society’s Corporation Tax Sub-Committee has submitted a response to the taxing gains made by non-residents on UK immovable property consultation published by HMT and HMRC on 22 November 2017.
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