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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.
Proposed changes to the Law Society National Conveyancing Protocol survey
Read our response to HMRC's consultation on annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED).
Read our response to HMT and HMRC's consultation on stamp duty land tax - rules for property investment funds.
Read our response to DERFA's consultation on the Flood Reinsurance Scheme.
From 1 October 2014, if you file an SDLT return on paper you must enter a valid local authority code.
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.
The results of the consultation and the reasons for the changes to the forms are set out in the consultation response paper.
Land Registry has announced that it will proceed with plans to take over responsibility for the local land charges register.
From 30 June, Land Registry will scan, then destroy, original documents and certified copies that accompany applications to change the register.
The Law Society has responded to the government's consultation on the introduction of a Land Registry service delivery company, warning that the proposals could undermine the integrity of the register.
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.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
An unmissable day of topical conference sessions and interactive panel discussions, alongside valuable networking opportunities
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
A trusted first port of call for thousands of conveyancers. New edition now available to pre-order.
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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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