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 highlights a number of risks associated with such transactions in relation to illegal lotteries, fraud and money laundering. We recommend that you refer to this online version to stay up to date with changes.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
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.
Recommendations and best practice guidelines for solicitors acting as executors or advising personal representatives administering an estate which may be insolvent.
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.
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
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: Could commonhold be the future?
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.
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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The committee reviews and promotes improvements in all branches of land law, conveyancing procedure and other related matters.
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