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Following a successful launch of these workshops in 2016, the Law Society’s Property Section are hosting four further workshops around the country with a focus on cyber security and crime, scamming, fraud in property transactions, and the techniques and technology you can engage to successfully manage and obviate risk to you, your clients and your business.
Our Spotlights and Commentary are concise, expert-authored updates giving you the information and guidance you need to address the practical impact of recent case law, legislation and practice developments.
I act for a buyer in a residential conveyancing matter. What are my obligations to advise on the issue of flood risk?
In Matchmove Ltd v Dowding, the High Court was asked to decide whether an oral contract for the sale of land is enforceable.
Overlooking the pre-emption rights of the owners of residential flats as set out in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) can be a costly mistake for property owners, warns Peter Reekie.
This recent High Court decision of No 1 West India Quay  EWHC 2438 (Ch) will impact on landlords and tenants in situations where tenants want to assign a lease and a landlord wishes to or has refused consent. Kate Andrews, partner at Hamlins, analyses the judgment in more detail.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
This webinar will examine the important area of covenants and easements that cause many practical problems for conveyancers. As well as considering key elements of the current law, the webinar will also look at the Law Commission’s proposals for reform.
Lucy Trevelyan examines the personality traits and ‘soft skills’ best suited to being a property law professional, how to develop these skills, and what clients are looking for from their property solicitor
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Solicitors must oppose tendering on price for housing cases.
Solicitors welcome promises on planning and leasehold reform – and a comprehensive land register.
Case involving City firm sparked widespread confusion over the scope of a solicitor’s liabilities and what reasonable checks they can make during the buying process.