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
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'.

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Course Notes - Conveyancing Update 2019 £120

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