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Law Society responds to DCLG consultation on residents' associations

6 October 2017

The Law Society has expressed support for the government’s proposals.


VAT on online property searches

27 September 2017

We are reviewing our practice note on VAT on disbursements following a recent First Tier Tribunal decision, which assessed a firm as liable to pay VAT on search fees charged by a third party search agency


Leasehold homes consultation response

22 September 2017

The Law Society has responded to the Department of Communities and Local Government consultation on tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market.

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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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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.

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