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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.
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.
This practice note describes the new SRA Transparency Rules and offers support to solicitors in deciding how to comply with the new Rules.
This practice note highlights some of the risks associated with house competitions in relation to illegal lotteries, fraud and money laundering.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
This practice note gives an overview of conflict of interests in the SRA's new Handbook. In line with outcomes-focused regulation, there is much less information and guidance.
Recommendations and best practice guidelines for solicitors acting as executors or advising personal representatives administering an estate which may be insolvent.
This practice note provides information about the different powers of attorney that can be used when dealing with a banking institution, to avoid difficulties in evidencing your authority to act on behalf of a donor.
This practice note outlines the environmental liabilities that may arise when dealing with property transactions that involve contaminated land.
The purpose of this practice note is to alert you to the new guidance in relation to the CPRs and its implications for practice.
Around 5.2m (one-sixth) of properties in England are at risk of flooding. This practice note advises on flood searches and other means of investigation.
Our property community offers members access to CPD-accredited events, best practice and advice from specialist residential and commercial practitioners.
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.
Jennifer Meech comments for the Property Section on a case that may change how landlords carry out routine inspections.
On Tuesday 15 October 12:30 join us as we discuss the growing risk of property fraud and how to avoid it.
Hear from organisations such as the HM Land Registry, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), HMRC and many more at our unmissable annual conference.
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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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