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.
Details of the Law Society interest rate as referred to in the Standard Conditions of Sale.
We have prepared an interim informative and case summary following the Court of Appeal's judgment in Dreamvar.
The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol sets out the Society's preferred practice in residential conveyancing transactions of freehold and leasehold property
A guide for solicitors on potential fraud in land transactions and registration of title.
HM Land Registry recommend users of their online services via the HM Land Registry portal, access them through one of the browsers they support.
Approved certificate of title agreed between the Law Society and the Council of Mortgage Lenders to be used from 30 November 2015.
From 1 October 2014, if you file an SDLT return on paper you must enter a valid local authority code.
Details of the online system providing instant Buildmark cover information.
From 30 June, Land Registry will scan, then destroy, original documents and certified copies that accompany applications to change the register.
Stephen Jewell, of HM Revenue and Customs, explains the importance of quoting the correct reference number and bank details when paying Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT).
Awarded to law firms that meet the required standards of technical expertise and client service in conveyancing with its CQS accreditation. Look out for it on Find a Solicitor search results.
An unmissable day of topical conference sessions and interactive panel discussions, alongside valuable networking opportunities
This fully updated edition provides a comprehensive range of checklists that follow the steps of a transaction. New edition now available.
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
This unique new book examines the specific issues that may arise at different stages in the acquisition and conveyance of land
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.
The Conveyancing and Land Law Committee is part of our Legal Affairs and Policy Board.
The committee reviews and promotes improvements in all branches of land law, conveyancing procedure and other related matters.
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