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.
I am acting for a seller in a conveyancing transaction. There is a mortgage on the property. Do I need written authority from the seller's mortgagee confirming that I am authorised to receive the redemption monies?
The Property Ombudsman has updated its Codes of Practice to incorporate the Tenant Fees Act, Client Money Protection and GDPR requirements.
We encourage residential conveyancing solicitors to respond to the RICS consultation on the introduction of a new Home Survey Standard.
We have produced a series of podcasts explaining the changes to the Conveyancing Quality Scheme that took effect on 1 May.
We have updated the Code for Completion to clarify the position following the Court of Appeal ruling in Dreamvar.
We have endorsed the government's key guidance on buying and selling properties as part of our call for greater transparency in the conveyancing process.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has published guides to help consumers navigate the home buying and selling process.
We have welcomed moves to make it easier for leaseholders to take control of their freeholds through right to manage.
We have amended the TA13 form to reflect the changes made to the Code for Completion by Post following the Court of Appeal decision in Dreamvar.
The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission's consultation on 'Leasehold home ownership: exercising the right to manage'.
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.
On Monday 1 July 12:30 join us as we discuss the impact of invasive species on the property market.
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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