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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.

RICS consults on new Code for Leasing Business Premises

17 April 2019

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched a consultation on its proposed Professional Statement: Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2019, 1st edition

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SRA publishes residential conveyancing thematic review

8 April 2019

The review found that most firms were fulfilling their obligations, but that there were areas for improvement, including around costs estimates, disbursements and information on leasehold

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Commonhold 'must earn market approval' to be viable leasehold alternative

26 March 2019

The Law Society has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on ‘Reinvigorating commonhold: the alternative to leasehold ownership’.


Freehold Management Enquiries form launched

26 March 2019

Over 14 cross-industry trade and representative bodies, including the Law Society, have come together to create and endorse a new Freehold Management Enquiries (FME1)

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We've gathered our top articles from Property in Practice on management in property practice. With articles on everything from recruitment and retention, to managing stakeholder expectations, our collection will help you ensure your firm or practice area runs efficiently and effectively for your people and clients

Streets ahead

Streets ahead

6 June 2018By

Times are tough in the conveyancing market, putting the power in the hands of the client. So how can you ensure you stand out from the competition? Sue Bramall gives her 12 steps for success

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Top of the hill

6 March 2018By

Duncan Wood talks to Hillyer McKeown’s head of commercial property, Caroline Jones, about how her firm is winning awards for its innovative approach to IT in its conveyancing practice

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Looking at SRA changes through a telescope

New world

12 March 2019By

Major regulatory change is on the horizon this year. Michael Garson looks at what the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s new regime will mean for conveyancing practice, clients and the competitive environment

Partnership - a lawyer and her client setting out along a road towards signposts

Setting off

5 December 2018By

How can conveyancing solicitors turn one-off property transactions into fruitful, long-term relationships for their firm? Rachel Brushfield provides a beginner’s guide to cross-referring between practice areas

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