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 CON29M is a legal form that provides reports on coal mining information for conveyancing.
The Insurance Distribution Directive is a new European directive that replaces the Insurance Mediation Directive. Firms carrying on insurance distribution activities will need to change the way they work.
Updated in May 2018, guidance notes for the CON29M Coal Mining Search - the industry leading report for the conveyancing market - are available to download.
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.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
From the Property Section: Could commonhold be the future?
This fully updated edition provides a comprehensive range of checklists that follow the steps of a transaction. New edition now available.
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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