Key learning outcomes

  • Understand the latest legal developments affecting residential conveyancing
  • Appreciate how to apply these developments to your own practice
  • Know how these developments may impact third parties, such as developers and professional consultants

This course will update you on the major topics in conveyancing, and will typically include:

  • Mortgages: Solicitors’ breach of trust and/or undertaking; Fraudulent transactions: Impact on lender and solicitors; Negligence and representations to lenders; Lenders’ attitude to Rent charges
  • Representations & Misrepresentation: Solicitors’ liability on applications to the Land Registry; Land Registration - Law Commission Proposals
  • Fraud: Red flags impacting conveyancing; CLC & Law Society guidance
  • Completion: Revised Law Society Code for Completion; Notice to complete & readiness to complete
  • Law Society Conveyancing Protocol 2019 & SRA Standards & Regulations 2019: overview of the changes introduced by the revised Protocol & impact on conveyancing of revised SRA Rules
  • Adverse Possession: Land Registry Practice changes; Physical Possession: the new law; Adverse Possession & Fraud
  • Joint Tenancies: Impact on Beneficial Interest where Transfer not signed by buyers; Severance – recent developments
  • Restrictions & Covenants in Leases: Keeping pets; Shorthold & other lets; Breach of Covenant by Tenants & Landlords; Elevations ; Noise/Nuisance
  • Easements: Registration Gap; Means of creation; Abandonment; Express & Implied Easements; Intensification; Recreational Activity
  • Land Registry: Practice Guide updates; Local Land Charges; Company Charges; First Registration; Witnessing of deeds; Execution of deeds by companies       
  • Practice Issues: UKFML & BSA Handbook changes; leasehold reform proposals; enfranchisement proposals; commonhold consultation; CQS Practice Management Standards; Reservation Agreements & Referral fees; Newbuild warranties
Lorraine Richardson

Lorraine Richardson

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David Keighley

David Keighley

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Very helpful and informative course.

The course was enjoyable and Lorraine was very upbeat which made it more interesting.

Current and always willing to delve into areas which are not necessarily on the agenda which is useful. Very knowledgeable.

Very knowledgeable tutor, estate rent charges covered in detail.

Well structured and excellent notes.

Very good course. Well delivered.

Enjoyed listening to Lorraine.

Excellent reminders by Lorraine as to recent case law. Great lecturer.

Excellent notes - love the 'points for practice'.

Available dates (10)
Wed 25 Sep 2019 - 10:00AM Southampton Members save up to 50% off training£510
Tue 8 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM Birmingham £510
Wed 9 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM Manchester £510
Fri 11 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM London £510
Tue 15 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM Derby £510
Mon 28 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM York £510
Tue 29 Oct 2019 - 10:00AM Leicester £510
Tue 3 Mar 2020 - 10:00AM Cambridge £510
Tue 5 May 2020 - 10:00AM Manchester £510
Mon 15 Jun 2020 - 10:00AM London £510
Purchase course documentation
Course Notes - Conveyancing Update 2019 £120

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