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    Event

    Webinar: Stamp duty land tax update (12 July 2022)

    2022-06-29T13:47:00Z

    For conveyancing solicitors, it’s essential to have a thorough understanding of stamp duty land tax. Join our webinar to learn about recent developments, and how this might affect your work. 

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    Event

    Webinar: Reporting beneficial owners – how to comply with the Overseas Entity Beneficial Ownership Register (OEBO) and Trust Registration Service (TRS) (OnDemand)

    2022-06-17T08:58:00Z

    Watch our webinar to learn how to be compliant with the new Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022

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    Feature

    Laying the groundwork

    2022-06-15T10:08:00Z

    Matthew Weal reflects on whether the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 represents a move towards the government’s stated aim of fairer and more affordable leasehold ownership

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    Feature

    Lend a handbook

    2022-06-15T08:42:00Z

    Changes to Part 2 of the Lenders Handbook happen on a regular basis and are not always immediately obvious. Peter Rodd outlines how to keep up to date

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    Feature

    Leasehold reform?

    2022-06-15T08:00:00Z

    Reforming leasehold ownership of residential property in England and Wales is on the government’s agenda, but how far its proposals will work in practice remains to be seen. Lucy Trevelyan looks at what is likely to change, and when

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    Feature

    On our agenda

    2022-06-14T11:08:00Z

    Michael Draper provides an update on the current work of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee

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    Feature

    Work to live

    2022-06-14T10:57:00Z

    Phil Parkinson outlines the complexities in the conversion of commercial premises for residential purposes, and what to consider when advising landlords

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    Feature

    Back to the source

    2022-06-13T18:13:00Z

    Anita Clifford considers the money laundering risks associated with digital assets and the implications for the regulated legal sector

  • Graphic of house divided between two figures and a hand
    Feature

    Shared interest

    2022-06-13T15:05:00Z

    David Keighley looks at how shared ownership works in practice, including recent revisions to the model lease and how these differ from previous versions

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    Feature

    On the safe side

    2022-06-13T14:45:00Z

    As the Building Safety Bill receives royal assent and becomes the Building Safety Act 2022, James Muller and Richard Vaughan consider some of the latest changes together with the key provisions of the act as a whole

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    Feature

    A word of caution

    2022-06-13T13:44:00Z

    The regulator has issued guidance to help practitioners understand their obligations when advising on leasehold matters. Tracey Calvert considers the issues

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    Feature

    Into relief

    2022-06-13T11:06:00Z

    Sean Randall explains what changes to expect in stamp duty relief for purchases of multiple dwellings

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    Event

    National Property Law Conference 2022 (13 October)

    2022-06-06T09:14:00Z

    Book your place for the annual conference.

  • Restricted covenants
    Analysis

    Restrictive covenants – what is reasonable?

    2022-05-24T15:03:00Z

    Kate Andrews looks at the recent decision of HHJ Jackson in Davies-Gilbert v Goacher & another [2022] EWHC 969 (Ch), which considers restrictive covenants and the requirement for a reasonable process to be followed.

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    FAQ

    PAS FAQs: Professional Indemnity Insurance cover

    2022-05-23T12:35:00Z

    Our Practice Advice Service outlines how you will know if you have enough PII cover.

  • Digital docs
    Feature

    Digital AP1s – 5 things you need to know

    2022-05-23T10:08:00Z

    The registration of applications at HM Land Registry are changing. Bronwyn Townsend, Senior Marketing Manager at InfoTrack, looks at what firms will need to do before the end of the year.

  • PII insurance
    Feature

    Coping with professional indemnity insurance renewal

    2022-05-23T09:19:00Z

    Ryan Senior, Senior Vice President at Paragon, gives his advice on how to manage your professional indemnity insurance renewal when your firm is high risk

  • wind turbines energy efficiency
    Event

    Webinar: MEES and EPCs (OnDemand)

    2022-05-03T10:15:00Z

    MEES (minimum energy efficiency standards) and EPCs (energy performance certificates) are a developing area that will have great impact on all aspects of both commercial and residential property.

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    Event

    Property Section Convention 2022 (OnDemand)

    2022-05-03T09:55:00Z

    This year’s property section convention focused on PII, fraud and AML – key areas for property practitioners.

  • Clare Clark
    Opinion

    New lease of life?

    2022-03-29T13:25:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark, Property Section chair, looks ahead to the potential for changes to leasehold law and practice over the next year