Conveyancing Law Update

Date & Time

18th May 2022 | Live Webinar | 9.30 - 12.30


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


Conveyancing Law Update

Conveyancing continues to undergo major changes.  In particular, estate rentcharges continue to cause problems. In addition, the External Wall System (EWS) certificates in relation to cladding are causing major problems. Topics covered include:

  • First Homes and the new Model Shared Ownership Lease
  • Estate rentcharges
  • The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022
  • Competition and Markets Authority investigation of ground rents
  • The Fire Safety Act 2021
  • EWS1 Certificates including the latest 2022 Government guidance and RICS guidance and cladding
  • Recent case law
  • Solicitor’s undertakings after the Supreme Court case of Harcus Sinclair v Your Lawyers (2021)
  • Planning permission changes
  • Recent case law on leases, service charge, restrictive covenants and easements

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.