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Welcome to the Property Section - the community for residential and commercial property practitioners

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National property law conference 2017: overcoming challenges in a volatile landscape (11 October) (SRA Competence: A2)

24 February 2017

This year’s National Property Law Conference, building on your feedback from last year, we’ve produced a programme around the most pressing issues affecting residential and commercial property practitioners. Book by 6 September for our early bird rate!

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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    Drafting overage provisions: consider all eventualitiesSubscription

    8 November 2017By

    Peter Reekie comments on Sparks v Biden [2017] EWHC 1994 (Ch), in which the High Court intervened to settle a dispute between a land seller and buyer. 

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    What's my share? Subscription

    17 October 2017By

    Peter Reekie comments on the beneficial interest discussion in Insol Funding Company Ltd v Cowlam [2017] EWHC 1822 (Ch).

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    Clash of neighbours

    18 September 2017By

     Peter Reekie comments on what began as a neighbour dispute over a gas meter - Dickinson v Casillas [2017] EWCA Civ 1254.  

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    Private eyes

    11 August 2017

    Peter Farrington, vice president of the Association of British Investigators, explains how private investigators can be a valuable asset for a solicitor dealing with possession proceedings, and gives some tips on building an effective working relationship.

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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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Managing risk in property transactions

The SRA has warned that conveyancing fraud ‘can see people lose their life savings’. It has warned that firms should make sure  their clients are aware of the risks.

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In the family

6 September 2017Updated: 6 September 2017By , ,

The ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ is now one of the top 10 mortgage lenders. So how should you advise clients receiving funds from family, and when should you advise them to consult a family lawyer? Jo Edwards , Jamie Gaw and Anna Jassani explain.

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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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