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Course Property Law: An Introduction for Local Authority Lawyers


As a local authority lawyer, you will come across particular issues when involved in local authority work, both in residential and commercial property. At various stages, you will find that you’ll be required to advise on matters beyond your usual sphere of experience and expertise.

If you are a local authority solicitor but not very experienced in this sector, you will find this course particularly beneficial – introducing you to the key issues you are likely to encounter when involved in property work. If you are returning to work as local authority lawyer after a career break, this will prove an invaluable refresher course on the key issues you may face today.

Our well known and respected property expert, Ian Quayle, will take you through key issues you may come across in practice which could prove problematic.

Key learning outcomes

  • Know what covenants and easements may need to be imposed/granted on sale or purchase
  • Understand key transactional issues in buying and selling property and assets
  • Awareness of management issues relating to occupational leases

What does this course cover?

This course covers a number of important issues that local authority lawyers commonly encounter when dealing with local authority property, including:

  • Imposing covenants on disposal of property
  • Granting and reserving easements
  • Property joint ventures
  • Selling local authority assets: transactional issues
  • Buying land and property: transactional issues
  • Assets of community value
  • Managing occupational leases: issues including service charges, rent review, and breaches of covenant
  • Borrowing money and investing in property
  • Exploring relevant case law including the latest rulings

Can’t make the date? This course is also available online. Click here to find out more.

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