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Brexit and the legal sector

12 July 2016

The EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance. Membership communities may be affected differently and we are looking into that on your behalf.

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National property law conference 2016: Success in a changing environment (7 October 2016, London)

Join expert speakers and facilitators for a detailed examination and practical support covering the current hot topics for property practitioners. For the first time ever, the conference will be running three interactive workshop sessions encouraging delegates to share best practice, pick up tips from experts and hear success stories from peers

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Regulatory update for property practitioners: How will proposed changes to the Code of Conduct, Accounts Rules and SRA handbook affect property practitioners (June-October 2016)

Designed by the Property Section, these seminars will discuss the changes to the SRA Code of Conduct and how they will impact you in everyday practice. There will be plenty of opportunities for questions and to network with our speakers, members of our Property Committee and other professionals in the industry.  

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Updates: Spotlights and Commentary

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.

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    Lidl to worry about: the Pallant v Morgan equity revisited

    5 August 2016

    Some quarters of the legal press have been panicked about the recent outcome of a High Court judgment relating to a proposed joint venture property agreement which revisted the rules around a Pallant v Morgan trust. Mark Hughes explains why there is actually nothing to worry about…

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    FAQ: Collective enfranchisement checklists and timetables

    3 August 2016

    The Law Society Library lists resources on collective enfranchisement

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    PAS FAQ: Direct payments between parties

    3 August 2016

    I am acting for a client who is buying a house from a friend. Is it possible for my client to transfer the balance of the purchase monies directly to his friend?

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    Breaking up is hard to do?Subscription

    2 August 2016By

    Peter Reekie discusses a High Court decision which delivers a stark reminder for landlords of the strict requirements for serving a valid break notice, and how it is easy to get it wrong.

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As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand

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Webinar: Acting for lenders: Best practice for reporting on title (20 September 2016)

Attend this webinar for a detailed review of the implied undertakings and confirmation you provide to the lender when submitting the report on title or certificate of title. Our expert speaker will cover the main issues that must be reported to lenders for them to consider and help you to understand the reasons why lenders need to know about matters affecting the property. Inclusive of Property Section membership!

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Home and away

8 March 2016By

Clients may not realise how complicated it can be to buy or inherit a property abroad. Jo Summers looks at the issues involved and the impact of the new EU regulation on succession

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Benefits of Membership*

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

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Code of Conduct
  • Fraud
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Conveyancing
  • Planning
  • Phishing and Cyber Security
  • Bogus Firms
  • Renewable Energy
  • Rent Deposits
  • Buy-to-Let
  • Mortgage Credit Directive
  • Vulnerable Clients
  • Consumer Protection Regulations
  • Requisitions
  • Income Tax Relief
  • Reserved Funds
  • Brownfield Sites
  • Right to Buy
  • Searches
  • Capital Allowances
  • Stamp Duty
  • Land Tax

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Webinars, a Conference, Workshops, Seminars, Magazines, E-newsletters and a LinkedIn Group.

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