In one of the four webinars inclusive in Property Section membership, Russell Hewitson will keep you up to date with all the key changes relating to residential property law.

The purchase of a property is the largest investment made by most people. It is also the area where the most negligence claims are made against solicitors. However, obtaining consistency with searches, dealing with increasing regulation and the demands of lenders make the job of the property lawyer increasingly complex.

Keep up to date with all the key changes relating to residential property including:

• Latest on the new Con29 and Con29O forms
• Solicitors’ liability when redeeming a mortgage
• Property Information Form and misrepresentation
• Solicitors’ liability on searches
• Chalet – fixture or chattel?
• Flood Re: the next steps
• Effect of the expiry of a notice to complete
• Registering a contract
• Incorrect local search results
• Changes to the CML Handbook
• Land Registry developments
• Assured shorthold tenancies
• A review of recent case law relevant to residential conveyancing.

This webinar is free of charge for Section members. Please have your membership number to hand when booking.

Speaker: Russell Hewitson

Russell Hewitson is a principal lecturer in law at Northumbria University. Russell has over 28 years’ experience of conveyancing and is property law consultant with QualitySolicitors BHP Law. He is a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee and has represented the Law Society on the NHBC Council. He writes for publication and lectures extensively on conveyancing and property related matters. He is author of Conveyancing Searches and Enquiries (Jordans) and the Licensing Law Handbook (The Law Society). He is General Editor of Precedents for the ConveyancerPractical Conveyancing Precedents and Practical Lease Precedents (Sweet & Maxwell). He is Consultant Editor of the Conveyancing Handbook (The Law Society).