A Conveyancers’ Guide to Spotting Fraud & Cyber Crime

Date & Time

9th July 2018 | Jury's Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ | 10.00 - 13.00


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


A Conveyancers' Guide to Spotting Fraud & Cyber Crime

The course aims to look at the various issues involved and recent developments and case law in particular Dreamvar v Mishcon de Reya .  Topics include:

  • The implications of Dreamvar v Mischon de Reya which will be heard by the Court of Appeal in February 2018
  • Law Society Practice Guide on money laundering from September 2017
  • Land Registry evidence of identity
  • SRA Warning Card on bogus law firms
  • Recent case law on mortgage fraud
  • Seller’s solicitors liability to the purchaser in the light of the cases R Purrunsing v A’Court and P & P Properties v Owen White & Catlin & Anor
  • Mortgage fraud and money laundering
  • General guidance on cyber crime
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Money Laundering Regulations 2017, the guidance on which is due by mid 2018

 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.