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Property Section

September 2014



Peter Rodd

Sign of the times Subscription


Whether we like it or not, conveyancing practices will have to adapt to meet the demands of 21st century communications, says Peter Rodd


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Fighting chanceSubscription


What happens when a party objects to a land registration or is involved in a dispute? Nadia Abed runs through the role of Land Registry and the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) in the dispute process

Jim Hillan

Scotching SDLTSubscription


From April 2015, stamp duty land tax will cease to apply to transactions involving land in Scotland. Jim Hillan explains how the changes will have an impact

Peter Vaines

Blessed relief?Subscription


Iles v HMRC is the latest in a series of claims for the capital gains tax private residence exemption. But, as Peter Vaines explains, it is becoming increasingly difficult to determine whether a property is a ‘residence’ at al

Paul Philip

Taking careSubscription


Paul Philip will be giving the keynote plenary speech at the National Property Law Conference in October. Here, he outlines some of the findings from the SRA’s 2014 Risk Outlook and gives the SRA’s perspective on where firms need to be extra vigilant

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Making waySubscription


With the economy seemingly on the rise, and the government pushing forward with its plans for HS2, compulsory purchase schemes are back in the spotlight. Richard Flenley guides us through the process

Bethan Owen

Checking it outSubscription


The Immigration Act 2014 introduces a raft of substantial changes to UK immigration law. Bethan Owen looks at the new requirements for landlords

in the end

In the end


With the economy slowly recovering, the negotiating strengths of commercial landlords and tenants in lease renewal negotiations are changing. Nic Maunder Taylor provides a beginner’s guide to the issues for landlords, tenants, and their advisers

Richard Bagwell

Sign your nameSubscription


The Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Act 2014 makes a single, yet important, change to how notices of claim in relation to lease extension and collective enfranchisement can be signed. Richard Bagwell explains

Jane Plant

Nuisance actSubscription


The Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 reforms the remedies available to tackle with anti-social behaviour, including the introduction of injunctions to prevent nuisance and annoyance. Jane Plant looks at the key provisions impacting landlords and tenants

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Breaking upSubscription


Paul Clark provides a round-up of recent cases related to commercial landlord and tenant law

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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