All Property articles – Page 7

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    Event

    Webinar series: Anti-money laundering guidance (OnDemand)

    With the launch of the revised anti-money laundering (AML) guidance, the Law Society hosted a series of free webinars to cover guidance and best practice.

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    News

    Improvements to the Local Land Charges service

    2021-01-25T10:20:00Z

    In December 2020, HM Land Registry published a blog on how it collaborates with the Local Land Charges (LLC) Advisory Board to progress the Local Land Charges Programme .

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    News

    Updated anti-money laundering guidance from Legal Sector Affinity Group

    2021-01-22T09:12:00Z

    The Legal Sector Affinity Group (LSAG) has updated its anti-money laundering (AML) guidance for the legal sector.

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    News

    Surcharge for non-UK residents buying homes

    2021-01-18T15:36:00Z

    From 1 April 2021, non-UK residents buying residential property in England and Northern Ireland will need to pay a 2% surcharge.

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    News

    Government announces home-ownership reforms

    2021-01-11T09:31:00Z

    On 7 January 2021, the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced that millions of leaseholders will be given a new right to extend their lease by 990 years, as part of large-scale reforms to home ownership

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    Analysis

    Service after death: solving a dilemma for property notices

    2021-01-07T09:20:00Z

    Edward Francis looks at the Court of Appeal decision in Gateway Housing Association v Ali (deceased) , which has brought welcome common sense to a common conundrum around serving property notices after the death of a landlord or tenant

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    News

    Legal services in national lockdown – 2021

    2021-01-05T14:48:00Z

    The UK government has published guidance on the new national lockdown announced on 4 January 2021.

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    News

    Guide to legal services in the Brexit free trade agreement

    2021-01-05T12:02:00Z

    On 24 December 2020, the UK and the EU reached a new Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The Law Society has published an initial analysis.

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    News

    Help the SRA pilot quality indicators in conveyancing

    2020-12-18T15:31:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is looking to recruit law firms to help shape its ideas on quality indicators in conveyancing.

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    News

    Commercial eviction ban extended until 31 March 2021

    2020-12-18T11:12:00Z

    Following the end of the second national lockdown in England on 2 December, the government announced a further extension to the moratorium on forfeiture of commercial business property until 31 March 2021.

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    Feature

    On the safe side

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Phil Parkinson and Katie Edwards review the significant changes around building safety in the last year, including new legislation, the impact of the pandemic, and what might happen in the year ahead

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    Feature

    Tuning the pipeline

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    John Humpherson and Barry Wilkinson look at how to use pipeline management at different stages of your conveyancing process, to assess and improve everything from cashflow to time-recording

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    Feature

    Inner resources

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    The pandemic has put a strain on everyone’s mental health and wellbeing, exacerbated for property lawyers by the stamp duty land tax holiday. Kim Tasso looks at the role of resilience in overcoming difficulties, and how you can improve your resilience

  • Nikki Bensoor
    Feature

    Head to head

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Nikki Bensoor looks at how heads of terms are changing in the pandemic, and how the government’s Code for leasing business premises could support commercial lease negotiations

  • Noel Hunter
    Feature

    More haste…

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    As the pace of house sales quickens to take advantage of the stamp duty land tax holiday, Noel Hunter discusses how the Consumer Code for Home Builders can help buyers of new homes, and outlines what solicitors need to know

  • Lucien cook
    Feature

    Market forces

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Lucian Cook provides a personal view on the state of the property market in 2020, and what to expect in 2021

  • Anna Russell-Knee
    Feature

    Unplanned events

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    The government’s new planning white paper proposes significant changes to a planning system already changed by the pandemic. Anna Russell-Knee provides a personal perspective on the current planning system and the proposals

  • Martin MacHale
    Feature

    Market economics

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    The ‘common renewal period’ for professional indemnity insurance ended on 1 October. Martin MacHale looks back at a particularly challenging period, and ahead to what to expect in the market next year

  • Francine Blanc
    Feature

    Racial diversity

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Francine Blanc looks at the problem of racism and a lack of diversity in the legal sector, including property law, and offers some ideas for what firms can do to improve racial diversity

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Call of duty

    2020-12-08T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the impact of the second lockdown and the stamp duty land tax holiday on property lawyers