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.
Forms used in residential conveyancing and details of suppliers.
The Law Society joined over 14 cross-industry trade and representative bodies to create a Freehold Management Enquiries (FME1) form.
The FME1 form can be used when acting for a client who is selling or buying a freehold that shares services with other houses.
A HCLG committee report has acknowledged our call for developers and estate agents to share lease information with the purchaser up front.
We have responded to the Law Commission's consultation on 'Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership'.
The time limit to file a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) return and pay the tax due will reduce from 30 days to 14 days from 1 March 2019.
We have updated the Code for Completion to clarify the position following the Court of Appeal ruling in Dreamvar.
We have prepared an informative and case summary following the Court of Appeal's judgment in Dreamvar.
We have updated the Code for Completion by Post following the Court of Appeal ruling in Dreamvar. The changes will take effect from 1 May 2019.
This practice note highlights the warning signs of mortgage fraud and outlines how you can protect yourself and your firm from being used to commit fraud.
Roman Kubiak comments on two contentious probate cases for the Private Client Section.
Join us as we discuss recent SRA Price Transparency Regulations and what they mean for conveyancers.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
Available to order now, the latest edition of Property Development.
This year's keynote address will be given by The Lord Best OBE DL, chair of the regulation of property agents: working group. Join us for an unmissable day at this year's annual conference.
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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