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 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.
I am the COLP in a firm which often acts for residential buy-to-let landlords. I recently saw an article referring to the 'Land Registry's Property Alert service'. What is this and what protection could it offer to clients?
The Law Commission is reviewing the Right to Manage legislation to make it simpler, quicker and more accessible, particularly for leaseholders.
We have responded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's consultation on planning reform.
We have responded to the Law Commission's consultation on Leasehold home ownership: extending your lease and buying your freehold.
The Law Commission is consulting on proposals to make commonhold work across the property sector. Submit your views and help shape recommendations for reform.
An unmissable half-day event taking place in Birmingham for property practitioners covering the important issues affecting modern property practice
On Monday 18 March 12:30 join us for part two in the construction law series focusing in more detail at certain documents referred to in part one.
On Friday 29 March 12:30 join us as we disucss the Electronic Communications Code and its impact on real estate transactions.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
On Friday 8 March 12:30 join us as we discuss recent SRA Price Transparency Regulations and what they mean for conveyancers
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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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