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Course Residential Property: An Intensive Introduction for Qualified Practitioners


Are you a qualified lawyer looking to move into residential property practice? Are you returning to conveyancing after a career break and need a comprehensive refresher? If so, this course is designed with you in mind – and you won’t need any prior knowledge of conveyancing beforehand.

This course is intensive but highly practical, with our enthusiastic and knowledgeable residential property expert, Lorraine Richardson, taking you through the fundamentals of conveyancing.

You will also benefit from clear flowcharts of the residential conveyancing process.

Key learning outcomes

  • Understand residential transactions and your duties to clients and lenders
  • Identify key risk areas and practical challenges
  • Know the latest Land Registry practice and procedure

What does this course cover?

This course gives you a practical overview of residential conveyancing, and highlights the frequent pitfalls that you are likely to deal with, including:

  • An overview of the conveyancing transaction
  • Identifying your client and the source of funds; why it’s your responsibility
  • Review of searches available in the market
  • Explanation of the Conveyancing Quality Scheme
  • The Law Society’s National Conveyancing Protocol and the new forms
  • Key risk areas: UK Finance and your duty to lenders
  • Overview of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and how it differs from stamp duty
  • Standard Conditions of Sale (5th edition)
  • Changes in Land Registry practice; official copies of the land register replacing office copies

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6 hours


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Lorraine RichardsonDetails


As well being as a good up to date reminder of the conveyancing process, the course had excellent coverage of relevant professional issues and changes.




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