• Understand legal and practical basics of commercial property conveyancing
  • Know the necessary searches, and standard conditions and enquiries
  • Identify the third parties involved in commercial transactions and their respective roles

This course covers the basics of commercial property conveyancing, and the key issues you will come across in practice, including:

  • Explaining the legal jargon
  • The big picture: understand the physical nature of the property, the role of other professionals involved, and the limitations of Land Registry plans and entries
  • Explaining the 'players' involved in a commercial property matter: who does what and why
  • Introduction to Basic Land Law
    • Freehold and leasehold estates
    • The role of the Land Registry
    • Head leases and sub-leases
    • Easements
    • Covenants
    • Mortgages
    • Title indemnity policies and their role
    • Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and the traps; client care considerations
  • A Brief Overview of Leasehold Law
    • Distinction between leases and licenses
    • Enforcement of leasehold covenants: when an assignee/sub-tenant is bound by them
    • Requirements under the Land Registration Act 2002
  • An Outline of Basic Conveyancing Procedures
    • Pre-contract searches and enquiries
    • The contract stage; completion
    • SDLT; registration at Land Registry
  • Sale and Purchase of Commercial Property
    • The procedure
    • Standard commercial property conditions
    • Standard corms of commercial property enquiries
    • Other searches and enquiries
    • Standard forms of reports on title
  • Planning and Other Statutory Requirements
Hannah Mackinlay

Hannah Mackinlay

Details and courses

Great course and some good practical examples. Very interactive and useful.

An informative course with very detailed notes and guidance.

Excellent course and materials.

Very good lecturer and course content was relevant and well presented. Good venue.

Great course, good detail and excellent practical examples.

Hannah is an excellent lecturer. She is so knowledgeable, delivers the course content in an interesting way, using practical examples and advising us on external guidance/tools. I really enjoyed the course.

A good course with practical examples.

The course today met my specific requirements as I wanted to refresh and re-confirm my knowledge and practical tips.

Available dates (6)
Tue 26 May 2020 - 9:30AM London Become a VIP and get your first 3 hours' FREE£480
Mon 15 Jun 2020 - 9:30AM Newcastle Upon Tyne £480
Mon 21 Sep 2020 - 9:30AM London £480
Tue 27 Oct 2020 - 9:30AM Manchester £480
Mon 9 Nov 2020 - 9:30AM Birmingham £480
Tue 8 Dec 2020 - 9:30AM London £480
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Course Notes - Commercial Property: Introduction to Law and Practice; Day 1 £120

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