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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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    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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    Burning issues

    2016-08-02T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner looks at the plans for Section for the year ahead, and the topics we 

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    Opinion

    Raise your voices

    2016-07-21T12:45:00Z

    As we launch a new series on avoiding common errors in private client work, Gareth Marland explains why member feedback is crucial for the future development of PS

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    Homing in on fraud

    2016-06-02T13:30:00Z

    Nicholas Gurney-Champion considers a recent Treasury paper that outlines wide-ranging modernisation plans for the home-buying process, and a High Court judgment that found conveyancers on both sides of a property transaction liable to a defrauded buyer

  • Gary Rycroft
    Opinion

    Here comes trouble

    2016-05-19T16:17:00Z

    Government plans to raise probate fees is the latest move to ‘reform’ private client law. Such meddling can only lead to more problems, argues Gary Rycroft

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    An unqualified success

    2016-05-06T11:18:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Robert Banner rounds up the Section’s annual conference in April

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    Change afoot

    2016-03-08T15:26:00Z

    Ian White explains how members can help the committee further build the Property Section to meet the evolving needs of property solicitors

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    Opinion

    Get with the programme

    2016-02-10T10:24:00Z

    Law Management Section chair Robert Banner provides an update on the Section’s work and upcoming events

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    Back to the future

    2015-12-03T12:26:00Z

    This year’s national property law conference looked to the future, and how property lawyers can equip themselves as technology advances and conveyancing evolves. Ian White reports back 

  • Gary Rycroft
    Opinion

    First things first

    2015-11-26T11:00:00Z

    New Section chair Gary Rycroft outlines his plans for the future.

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    Structural shift

    2015-11-03T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner outlines some developments for the Section, including the new corporate membership option, and provides an update on the 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey

  • Simon Leney
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    Watch out

    2015-09-22T00:00:00Z

    In his last comment as chair of the Private Client Section, Simon Leney asks what lessons we can learn when our dealings with clients face public scrutiny

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    The main event

    2015-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Ian White outlines what members can expect from this year’s National Property Law Conference on 9 October

  • robert-banner-380x254
    Opinion

    Members first

    2015-08-04T00:00:00Z

    Robert Banner looks back at the Section’s annual conference, and provides an update on the Section committee, business planning and the Financial Benchmarking Survey 2016

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    Opinion

    The morning after

    2015-06-03T14:23:00Z

    Ian White considers the health of the property market, post-election

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    The big event

    2015-05-14T16:18:00Z

    In recent editions I have mentioned that, for a variety of reasons, the Law Management Section committee has been very short on members; I am delighted to report that we now have a full complement.

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    Into the breach

    2015-03-17T00:00:00Z

    Could the rise in information-sharing agreements forcing the breach of confidential agreements lead practitioners down a dangerous path, asks Simon Leney

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    Next steps

    2015-03-03T00:00:00Z

    New chair of the Property Section, Ian White , outlines his Section priorities for the year ahead

  • Ian Muirhead
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    Staking a claim

    2015-02-15T19:37:00Z

    The legal regulators are predicting major change for the profession in 2015 in response to market and client pressures. Ian Muirhead presents an overview of potential competitive threats from the financial services