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 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 has responded to proposals for changes to the filing and payment process on stamp duty land tax
HMRC is consulting for eight weeks on their proposed changes relating to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) filing and payments process announced in the 2015 Autumn Statement.
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.
The Law Society says it hopes the government will reach a sensible decision over plans to privatise the Land Registry.
The Law Society’s updated CON29 and CON29O forms went live this week.
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.
From Monday 20 June, the CHAPS payment system will be staying open for an hour and forty minutes longer.
We have responded to a DCLG and HM Treasury consultation on compulsory purchase system reform.
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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From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
Peter Farrington looks at some of the ways in which an investigator can help in possession proceedings.
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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