Latest news

  • New guidance on VAT on disbursements

  • HMRC gives guidance on applying SDLT to dwellings

  • The SRA’s new Standards and Regulations – are you prepared?

  • Building in safety

  • Law Commission confirms electronic signatures are legally valid

  • Changes to your website, magazine and e-newsletters

The Law Society's Library and Practice Advice Service offer support and advice on legal practice and procedure, including through compiling FAQs

Royal Mail Postbox

PAS FAQ: replacing deeds lost in the post


Who is responsible for the cost of replacing property deeds lost in the post? The Practice Advice Service explains the rules under the Code for Completion by Post.

Window image

Library FAQ: licences to occupy residential property


Precedent sources for licences to occupy residential property, from the Law Society Library.

All Recent FAQs

Latest Commentary

Kate Andrews

Virtual reality – rating valuations based on imaginary tenants


The estimated value of an unoccupied property can be based on the general demand for similar properties in the area.

Magnifying Glass image

The revised Code for Completion by Post – what's changed?


Carl Brewin provides a personal perspective on some of the key changes in the revised code, and what they mean for both buyers’ and sellers’ solicitors

All Commentary

Property Section renewals

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 new 2018-19 engagement programme

Download our 2017-18 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.

*See Section terms and conditions

Join today