Conveyancing Law Update

Date & Time

10th December 2018 | Jury's Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ | 10am - 1pm


£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 and the Court of Appeal’s decision in Mishcon de Reya is of extreme importance.
Topics covered include:

• Court of Appeal decision in Mishcon de Reya and its consequences
• New SRA and Law Society guidance on Money Laundering 2018
• Law Society and Land Registry guidance on fraud and interim guidance in the light of Mishcon de Reya
• Ground rent issues
• Estate rentcharge issues in particular when reporting to lender
• Japanese knotweed case law and its implications
• VAT on searches
• Responses to enquiries including compliance with the Protocol
• Stamp Duty Land Tax and additional dwellings including changes made by the Finance Act 2018
• First time buyer relief
• Houses in multiple occupation including changes coming into force on 1st October 2018

Richard Snape has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002. 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.