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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.
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.
The High Court has recently considered the liability of solicitors and estate agents who acted for a fraudulent seller. Peter Reekie explains
Warren Gordon outlines the recent case of P&P Property Limited v (1) Owen White and Catlin LLP (2) Crownvent Limited t/a Winkworth, in which the seller was a fraudster
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
This webinar will provide a practical understanding of issues around environmental law as it relates to residential and commercial property transactions.
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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Local councils may begin charging at any time from now until 31 March, Society warns.
Land Registry transfer document amended at client's request.
Study by search company shows conveyancers completing one transaction every 2.4 working days.