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.

Upcoming events and webinars

  • Webinar: AML update (28 April 2021)

  • National property law conference 2021 (5–7 October)

  • Webinar: Construction update (29 March 2021)

  • Webinar: Planning use classes (OnDemand)

  • Webinar: Stamp duty land tax on residential property transactions update 2020 (OnDemand)

Practice Management Collection

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

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Benefits of Membership*

The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The engagement programmes have been created in consultation with the Section Committee and run from November to November each year.

Download our 2018-19 engagement programme

Download our 2019-20 engagement programme

Download our 2020-21 engagement programme

The engagement programme is updated throughout the year and highlights our key areas of focus and the range of activities that will address these areas including: a conference, regional events, magazines, newletters and podcasts.

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News and updates

  • Pilot plan to make property information available up front

  • Reminder: 2% surcharge on stamp duty for non-resident buyers

  • Stamp duty tax full holiday extended to June 2021

  • Join our campaign to extend the stamp duty holiday

  • Updated conveyancing guidance during coronavirus (January 2021)

  • Improvements to the Local Land Charges service

  • Law Society recommendations for 2021 Budget

  • Surcharge for non-UK residents buying homes