- Civil Litigation
- Ethnic Minority Lawyers
- Human Rights
- Junior Lawyers
Following a successful launch of these workshops in 2016, the Law Society’s Property Section are hosting four further workshops around the country with a focus on cyber security and crime, scamming, fraud in property transactions, and the techniques and technology you can engage to successfully manage and obviate risk to you, your clients and your business.
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.
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?
In TGC Pubs Ltd  EWHC 772 (Ch), the High Court considered whether a letter given to the landlord constituted the grant of an option to purchase, as required by the lease and whether a subsequent request to assign had been properly made.
Daniel Fitzpatrick, partner at Hodge Jones & Allen, discusses the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017.
Eason and another v Wong  EWHC 209 (Ch) – under certain circumstances a lien is applicable to a buyer’s deposits, making them a secured creditor, when a seller liquidates.
As a Section member, you're entitled to four webinars as part of your membership, available live and on-demand
Inclusive to Property Section members, this webinar concentrates on changes over the past year. Practical and relevant for any members doing day-to-day residential conveyancing work.
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
The links below will take you to www.lawgazette.co.uk
Courts will intervene on one-sided landlord-biased precedent.
The Supreme Court, in dismissing the appellant’s appeal against a finding that the local authority’s housing duty to her had been discharged, held that the reviewing officer had been entitled to find that there was no medical evidence that a property of its type would have the consequence that the appellant’s mental health would be so affected by it as to make it reasonable for her to refuse to accept it in all the circumstances of the case. The court also confirmed the finding in the case of Ali v Birmingham City Council[(2010] 2 All ER 175) that art 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights had no application in the context of the Housing Act 1996.