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Join today Welcome to the Property Section - the community for residential and commercial property practitioners We provide you with support and guidance including through our magazine, webinars, events and case law commentary.

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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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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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CMA recommends regulation of heat networks

24 July 2018Updated: 26 July 2018

The Competition and Markets Authority has published the final findings of its study into the heat networks industry, which set out to establish whether heat network customers are getting the right level of protection

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Law Society publishes new briefing on SRA transparency rules

23 July 2018Updated: 3 August 2018

The new briefing will help you get a better understanding of what the changes were, why they were announced, and initial points to consider for risk and compliance within your practice.

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Law Commission launches consultation on money laundering

23 July 2018

The Law Commission is reviewing the anti-money laundering regime in Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the counter-terrorism financing regime in Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, in order to make the consent regime more effective

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Law Commission publishes summary page on solutions for leasehold

20 July 2018

Residential leasehold is one of the projects in the Law Commission’s 13th programme of law reform. It has now published its summary paper on proposed solutions for leasehold houses. A full consultation paper covering leasehold flats and houses will be published in Autumn 2018

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High street lows

6 June 2018By ,

Every week seems to bring news of another major retail chain in financial crisis. Ambuja Bose and Georgina Eason look at the practical impact on commercial landlords of having an insolvent or potentially insolvent tenant

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Common sense?

6 March 2018By

The government’s recent announcement about setting ground rents for new leasehold houses and flats to zero may make commonhold a more attractive prospect than it has ever been since its commencement in 2004. James Driscoll explains.

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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

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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