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.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
Updated in May 2018, guidance notes for the CON29M Coal Mining Search - the industry leading report for the conveyancing market - are available to download.
From 1 June 2018 you will no longer be able to make a search relating to Cheshire brine or salt through the Coal Authority.
The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol sets out the Society's preferred practice in residential conveyancing transactions of freehold and leasehold property
My firm is moving to smaller premises and we need to reduce the number of files stored in the basement. Is there any guidance setting out how long we need to retain archived conveyancing files in storage?
I act for the seller in a conveyancing transaction and I am in the process of preparing the transfer. My client is registered blind but is able to sign a document. What do I need to consider when drafting and executing the transfer?
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.
We are seeking views on proposed revisions to the Law Society National Conveyancing Protocol. The consultation closes at 23:45 on 14 May.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) have published their response to their Call for Evidence on improving the home buying and selling process. This sets out their proposals to improve the current system for consumers.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has released a consultation on the Code for Leasing Business Premises.
Your top residential conveyancing questions answered. Find out more
This unique new book examines the specific issues that may arise at different stages in the acquisition and conveyance of land
From the Property Section: John de Waal QC reveals tips on how to avoid risk in conveyancing.
From the Property Section: Brexit and property investment
From the Property Section: Peter Rodd on management in conveyancing
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Useful specimen documents and forms for conveyancers.
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