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Pearl Moses

New podcast on AML for conveyancers

17 January 2018

In a new podcast for the Risk and Compliance Service, Pearl Moses and Peter Rodd discuss the implications of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 for conveyancing and property practitioners

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Law Society provides update on VAT on disbursements

15 January 2018

The Law Society has set up a working group to assist in providing updated guidance to the profession in respect of the VAT treatment of disbursements

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Government bans new leasehold houses and sets zero ground rents

21 December 2017

Other changes include ground rents on new long leases – for both houses and flats – being set to zero

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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 seller and buyer. 

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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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