Recent International / Cross-border

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    Feature

    A problem shared

    2016-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Timeshare contracts are notoriously difficult to get rid of, but clients who own a timeshare in Europe may now be looking at their options in light of the uncertainty around the effects of Brexit. Julie Jordan looks at the options for Spanish timeshare owners.

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    Opinion

    Brexit strategy

    2016-09-07T00:00:00Z

    Peter Rodd looks at what the future might hold for property lawyers in the wake of the UK referendum decision

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    Opinion

    Brexit: committee member views

    2016-09-07T00:00:00Z

    In the wake of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, some of the members of the Property Section committee offer their views on the impact on the sector

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    Feature

    Home and away

    2016-03-08T15:27:00Z

    Clients may not realise how complicated it can be to buy or inherit a property abroad. Jo Summers looks at the issues involved and the impact of the new EU regulation on succession

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    Feature

    How will the Mortgage Credit Directive affect conveyancing solicitors?

    2016-02-19T11:12:00Z

    The MCD introduces a European framework of conduct rules designed to foster a single market for mortgages and to protect consumers. The CML Handbook Working Group looks at the consequences for conveyancers.

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    Feature

    Northern exposure

    2015-12-03T12:53:00Z

    As part of our series on property law in other jurisdictions, Gilbert Nesbitt outlines the residential conveyancing process in Northern Ireland, including its dual land registration systems, and the regulatory landscape

  • Welsh property
    Feature

    Good neighbours

    2015-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Property lawyers in England may find themselves acting in transactions involving property in Wales, but with the law increasingly diverging, what changes do they need to know about? Huw Williams , Andrew Evans and Andrea Planchant explain

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    News

    New law affecting landlords and agents in Wales comes into force this autumn

    2015-08-26T15:56:00Z

    In order to improve letting and management standards for people who rent private accommodation in Wales, the Welsh government is introducing a new law requiring  everyone who owns and rents out private property in Wales to register with the central licensing authority via Rent Smart Wales

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    Feature

    Spanish steps

    2015-06-03T14:28:00Z

    As part of a new series on property law in other jurisdictions, Andrew Johnson outlines the residential conveyancing process in Spain, from preliminary enquiries to completion and land registration

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    Feature

    New world order

    2015-03-03T00:00:00Z

    In the first of our new series on land law in different jurisdictions, Michelle Hill outlines the conveyancing system in New Zealand

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    Feature

    Scotching SDLT

    2014-09-16T11:15:00Z

    From April 2015, stamp duty land tax will cease to apply to transactions involving land in Scotland. Jim Hillan explains how the changes will have an impact

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    Feature

    On the borderline

    2013-06-12T00:00:00Z

    David Parton and Anne Pacey explain the differences between Scottish and English conveyancing law and practice, and look at the advantages and disadvantages for buyers 
and sellers of the two very different systems