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.
This practice note gives an overview of conflict of interests in the SRA's new Handbook. The information looks very different to that provided in the 2007 Code and, in line with outcomes-focused regulation, there is much less information and guidance.
This practice note provides information about the different powers of attorney that can be used when dealing with a banking institution, to avoid difficulties in evidencing your authority to act on behalf of a donor.
This practice note outlines the environmental liabilities that may arise when dealing with property transactions that involve contaminated land.
The purpose of this practice note is to alert you to the new guidance in relation to the CPRs and its implications for practice.
Around 5.2m (one-sixth) of properties in England are at risk of flooding. This practice note advises on flood searches and other means of investigation.
Our new practice note has advice for housing law and property practitioners representing landlords and tenants.
This practice note highlights the warning signs of mortgage fraud. It highlights the latest criminal methodologies and outlines how you can protect yourself and your firm from being used to commit mortgage fraud.
On 1 August 2004 statutory provisions came into effect requiring the disclosure of tax avoidance schemes (DOTAS) to HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).
This note advises on good practice for dealing with requests from 'office holders' for information that may be confidential.
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 half-day event for property practitioners covering the important issues affecting modern property practice
An unmissable day of topical conference sessions and interactive panel discussions, alongside valuable networking opportunities
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
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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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