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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.
HMRC have deferred the planned start date for charging VAT on CON29 and CON29O searches
The content of the CON29DW has been updated to reflect changes to legislation impacting the water industry.
HMRC have said that from 4 July local authorities will be required to charge VAT on CON29 and CON29O searches.
The Law Society's revised CON29 and CON29O forms will go live on 4 July 2016.
The Mortgage Credit Directive was implemented in the UK on 21 March and the certificate of title was updated to reflect the changes.
Land Registry has launched a consultation on the draft Local Land Charges Rules 2017.
The Bank of England has confirmed that the CHAPS payment system will be staying open later from 20 June.
On 27 May, Land Registry will change the PO Box and DX addresses of its central scanning centre.
We have responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government's technical consultation on the implementation of planning changes.
This practice note outlines the environmental liabilities that may arise when dealing with property transactions that involve contaminated land.
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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