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    Videos

    Member talk: Back-to-basics on Land Law Series

    In this series of bitesize videos, our speakers give an overview of the key legal points covering a range of topics within Land Law.

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    FAQ

    PAS FAQs: Transaction forms

    2024-03-18T11:02:00Z

    Our Practice Advice Service outlines whether a firm of solicitors can decline to provide transaction forms

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    Opinion

    Safety first

    2024-03-15T15:45:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark, the Property Section chair, considers the difficulties of getting to grips with the Building Safety Act

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    Feature

    CTS – lessons learned?

    2024-03-15T15:43:00Z

    Paul Sams explains why we must learn from the mistakes that caused the recent CTS cyber attack

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    Feature

    In retrospect

    2024-03-15T15:42:00Z

    Andrew Butler, KC considers retrospectivity and transitional provisions regarding the Building Safety Act 2022

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    Feature

    Levying up

    2024-03-15T15:40:00Z

    Gavin Le Chat looks at the infrastructure levy and considers its relationship with the community infrastructure levy and planning agreements

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    Feature

    Turnover rent

    2024-03-15T15:38:00Z

    Samantha Paxton outlines what to consider when putting turnover rent clauses into operation, including how this mechanism impacts other lease clauses

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    Feature

    Serve and protect

    2024-03-15T15:34:00Z Partner content

    Following the recent cyber attacks at CTS, Lindsay Hill, CEO of Law Society partner Mitigo asks how to protect your firm’s data when using a managed service provider

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    Feature

    Better times ahead?

    2024-03-15T15:31:00Z

    Are there better times ahead for professional indemnity insurance? Chris Marston, chief executive of LawNet, explains why he thinks this is likely

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    Feature

    Freeports – what’s next?

    2024-03-15T15:29:00Z

    Following the publication of the government’s Freeports delivery roadmap late last year, Kate Garcia and Jonah Cohen provide an update on what progress has been made and what to expect next

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    Feature

    Notice of improvement

    2024-03-15T15:25:00Z

    Robin Stewart outlines the processes and procedures in advising landlords and purchasers about improvement notices

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    Feature

    All change for leasehold?

    2024-03-15T14:40:00Z

    As the Leasehold and Freehold Bill 2023–24 wends its way through parliament, Lucy Trevelyan examines what the reforms will mean for the leasehold property market

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    Event

    The Building Safety Act and where we are now, 1 May 2024, Newcastle

    Book your FREE place now, spaces are limited

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    FAQ

    Library FAQ: building and fire safety

    2024-03-11T14:08:00Z

    The Law Society Library gives details of commentary and precedents relating to building regulations and fire safety

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    News

    New guide on the Building Safety Act published

    2024-03-11T13:35:00Z

    The Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee have produced a guide for members on the Building Safety Act 2022

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    Analysis

    Amalgamation or merger of titles?

    2024-03-05T09:55:00Z

    Adam Hookway of HM Land Registry considers applications for both amalgamation and mergers of title and explains the differences between them.

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    Opinion

    Pet projects

    2023-12-21T11:50:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark, the Property Section chair, wonders when we’ll all get to live in a ‘doghouse’

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    Feature

    What a RAACet

    2023-12-21T11:35:00Z

    Gregor Woods, Antoni Hajdon and Aimie Farmer consider the use of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in construction and the impact it will have on the property sector

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    Feature

    Testing the climate

    2023-12-21T11:25:00Z

    Claire Rainsford shares her perspective on opportunities for the legal and real estate sectors to translate strategy into action to tackle the climate crisis

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    Feature

    Safe as houses

    2023-12-21T11:06:00Z

    The legislative and regulatory detail introduced to support the Building Safety Act is ever evolving. Phil Parkinson and Aisling McWilliams provide a summary of the key changes