How to advise on Enquiries & Additional Searches

Date & Time

10th December 2018 | Jury's Inn, 101 Stroudley Road, Brighton, BN1 4DJ | 2pm - 5pm


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


How to advise on Enquiries & Additional Searches

Advice on response to enquiries is a major area within conveyancing, especially in the light of fraud enquiries and Mishcon de Reya. In addition, giving advice on searches and when to have additional searches is of extreme importance.  Topics covered include:

• Misrepresentation and Enquiries
• Raising and responding to Enquiries relating to identity
• Disclosure and the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations
• The Conveyancing Protocol and Enquiries
• Additional Searches
• Advice on Searches
• After Orientfield v Bird and Bird
• Searches and VAT after Brabners v HMRC

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.