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Welcome to the Property Section - the community for residential and commercial property practitioners

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National property law conference 2017: overcoming challenges in a volatile landscape (11 October) (SRA Competence: A2)

24 February 2017

This year’s National Property Law Conference, building on your feedback from last year, we’ve produced a programme around the most pressing issues affecting residential and commercial property practitioners. Book by 6 September for our early bird rate!

Our Spotlights and Commentary are concise, expert-authored updates giving you the information and guidance you need to address the practical impact of recent case law, legislation and practice developments.

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    Private eyes

    11 August 2017

    Peter Farrington, vice president of the Association of British Investigators, explains how private investigators can be a valuable asset for a solicitor dealing with possession proceedings, and gives some tips on building an effective working relationship.

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    Make no mistakeSubscription

    8 August 2017By

    Peter Reekie comments on NRAM v Evans [2017] EWCA Civ 1013. 

  • Peter Reekie, commentator

    Accessing neighbouring land via easement Subscription

    10 July 2017By

    In Gore v Naheed [2017] EWCA Civ 369, Peter Reekie looks at how additional land may benefit from an easement. 

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    PAS FAQ: Fraud prevention in BTL transactions

    19 June 2017

    I act for a client who owns two buy-to-let residential properties. Given the growth of conveyancing fraud in recent years, what advice can I give to try and protect my client from becoming a victim of fraud?

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As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand

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Cyber Security: Back to Basics

If you are overwhelmed with the almost daily news in the press of the dangers from cyber attacks like the global ransomware attack that hit organisations including the NHS last month and don’t know where to begin when looking to protect your law firm, this jargon – free webinar will help you get to grips with the issues, see how they affect your firm and work out how to get a plan in place to defend your firm from possible attacks in the future.  

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Fighting words

9 June 2017By

The ripples are still being felt from the recent cases of Purrunsing, P&P and Dreamvar. How are law firms responding, especially in the current limbo before the P&P and Dreamvar appeals? Maria Shahid investigates

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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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