Conveyancing Law Update

Date & Time

7th December 2017 | Jury's Inn Brighton Waterfront, King's Road, Brighton, BN1 2GS | 09.30 - 12.30


£100 + VAT (members), £120 + VAT (non-members)


Conveyancing Law Update

Conveyancing continues to undergo major changes and the course will aim to look at the most important changes and their effect on the conveyancer. In particular, ground rents are a cause for major concern.  Topics covered include:

  • Recent cases on identity fraud in the light of Mischon de Reya
  • Ground rent issues
  • Changes to Right to Buy in England including the Housing and Planning Act 2016
  • SDLT and additional dwellings
  • Recent case law on rent charges
  • Recent case law on additional searches
  • Help to Buy ISAs
  • Flood risk insurance as of April 2016
  • The Money Laundering Regulations 2017
  • The Energy Act 2011 and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards
  • Leasehold Dwellings Update including Service Charge liability in the light of Grenfell
  • Mortgage Lender requirements

Richard Snape has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002.   He was formerly a senior lecturer in law and Head of Land Law at the University of West of England, Bristol.   He speaks at numerous courses for law societies all over the country, various public courses, in-house seminars within solicitors’ firms and has also talked extensively to local authorities and central government bodies.  His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.