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.
New short form model leases for use by solicitors to help streamline commercial property negotiations were today released by the Law Society of England and Wales.
A government consultation on changes to the law governing leasehold properties is a very welcome opportunity to address public concerns.
The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions has been published, updating the widely-used forms to incorporate changes in law and practice in commercial conveyancing.
The Law Society says it hopes the government will reach a sensible decision over plans to privatise the Land Registry.
Research by the Law Society and Catax Solutions has found that solicitors take an inconsistent approach towards capital allowances, which could leave them open to risks.
In summer 2013, the Law Society consulted on proposed changes to the CON 29 and CON 29O forms.
The chancellor has announced that property investors from overseas will be subject to the same capital gains tax regime as UK residents.
A new standardised procedure for buying and selling flats will make property transactions much easier said the Law Society.
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
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