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Property Section


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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.


Anti-money laundering guidance update

22 September 2017

Anti-money laundering (AML) guidance has been drafted. 


Conveyancing roundtable: Home truths

21 September 2017

Conveyancers are generally upbeat, though pressure on fees, demanding clients and cyber fraud all present urgent challenges.

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Commonhold 'could be the solution to leasehold abuse'

21 September 2017

A 13-year-old property ownership system branded by critics as a ‘failed tenure’ could be the answer to eliminating leasehold abuse, a trade body has suggested.

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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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