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

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Fraud and cyber security for property practitioners (various dates and locations)

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.

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Half-day Conveyancing Convention 2017 (28 June)

24 February 2017

The Law Society’s Property Section, in conjunction with the Conveyancing Quality Scheme, is hosting a bespoke, half-day event for property practitioners. 

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

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Residential property law update 2017 (15 June 2017)

Inclusive to Property Section members, this webinar concentrates on changes over the past year. Practical and relevant for any members doing day-to-day residential conveyancing work.

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Fighting words

9 June 2017By

The ripples are still being felt from the recent cases of Purrunsing, P&P and Dreamvar. How are law firms responding, especially in the current limbo before the P&P and Dreamvar appeals? Maria Shahid investigates

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Property Section renewals

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.

*See Section terms and conditions

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