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.
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.
We have responded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's consultation on implementing reforms to the leasehold system in England.
The Law Society has responded to the Financial Conduct Authority's mortgages market study interim report.
The Conveyancing and Land Law Committee (CLLC) recently responded to the Law Commission's call for evidence regarding commonhold.
The Law Society Housing Law Committee has responded to the Welsh Government's consultation on the Regulations relating to safeguarding property in abandoned dwellings under the Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016.
The Law Society Housing Law Committee has responded to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government's consultation on strengthening consumer redress in the housing market.
The Law Society's Intellectual Property Law Committee has responded to the IPO's consultation on the proposed changes to UK law resulting from the Trade Mark Directive 2015, which is required to be implemented into UK law by 14 January 2019.
The Law Society's Corporation Tax Sub-Committee has submitted a response to the taxing gains made by non-residents on UK immovable property consultation published by HMT and HMRC on 22 November 2017.
The Law Society's Housing Law Committee has submitted its views to the Welsh Government on its consultation on Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016 - Fitness for human habitation.
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