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Join today Welcome to the Property Section - the community for residential and commercial property practitioners We provide you with support and guidance including through our magazine, webinars, events and case law commentary.


CMA releases guidance on land agreements

29 October 2018

The Competition and Markets Authority has released new guidance, ‘Land agreements and competition: dos and don’ts’, designed to help businesses to check their land agreements to comply with competition law. 

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SRA releases new guidance on price transparency

4 October 2018

Law firms will have to publish details of their employees’ experience and the time work is likely to take – as well as their prices – when new transparency rules come into force in December. 


Share your views on leasehold home ownership

1 October 2018Updated: 6 November 2018

The Law Commission is seeking your views on its provisional proposals for a new, single enfranchisement regime designed to benefit leaseholders of both houses and flats. The consultation has been extended and closes on 7 January 2019.

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Call for evidence: Energy Performance Certificates in buildings

21 August 2018

Have your say on how Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are performing and tell the government how they can be improved. Consultation closes on 19 October 2018

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Law Society responds to FCA market study on the mortgage market

16 August 2018Updated: 22 August 2018

We believe lender panels and the way in which they operate should be considered by the FCA. The majority of lenders operate a panel-based system to select law firms to act on behalf of that lender in mortgage transactions and this is not currently covered in the FCA report

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PII proposals and increased risk in modern conveyancing

15 August 2018

Michael Garson outlines the importance of risk management for conveyancing firms, now that the Solicitors Regulation Authority has proposed its changes to professional indemnity insurance

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The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

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