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.
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.
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.
The Law Society's Housing Law Committee has submitted its views to the Welsh Government on its consultation on Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - Fitness for human habitation.
The Law Society has responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government Call for Evidence on improving the home buying and selling process.
The Law Society has responded to the Department of Communities and Local Government Call for Evidence on ‘protecting consumers in the lettings and managing agent market’.
The Law Society has responded to the Department of Communities and Local Government consultation on tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market.
The Law Society has responded to proposals for changes to the filing and payment process on stamp duty land tax
We have responded to the Law Commission’s consultation entitled Updating the Land Registration Act 2002.
We have responded to the Land Registry’s consultation on the Local Land Charges Rules 2017.
We have responded to a DCLG and HM Treasury consultation on compulsory purchase system reform.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
An unmissable day of topical conference sessions and interactive panel discussions, alongside valuable networking opportunities
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.
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
From the Property Section: Could commonhold be the future?
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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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