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New opportunity: CQS consultant

16 August 2018

The Law Society is currently looking to appoint a consultant to provide independent and objective advice and guidance on the development of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme. The closing date is 23 August.

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Non-resident landlords: don't overlook capital allowances

16 August 2018

As non-UK resident landlords are set to be taxed on UK property gains from April 2019, there has never been a more important time for solicitors to highlight to their property investor clients the significance of ensuring capital allowances are not overlooked within commercial property transactions. Shaun Marsden explains

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PII proposals and increased risk in modern conveyancing

15 August 2018

Michael Garson outlines the importance of risk management for conveyancing firms, now that the Solicitors Regulation Authority has proposed its changes to professional indemnity insurance

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Keys left in door of property

In need of a break

8 August 2018By

Kate Andrews considers whether the case of Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd is a shift away from the norm when construing break clauses.

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Library FAQ: Flying freeholds – sources of precedents

8 August 2018

The Law Society Library provides details of sources of precedents for flying freeholds.

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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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