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Seminar 6 UpdateInformation
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SRA Competency B


Concentrating primarily on changes over the last 12 months, this seminar is ideal for the busy conveyancer; it is very practical and relevant to your day-to-day practice.

Some of the changes are small and could easily 'sneak up on you'. Others can be more significant for the way you carry out your professional responsibilities.

As a busy conveyancer you need to keep up to date with changes in practice as well as changes in the law.

What You Will Learn

This seminar will cover the following:

  • COVID-19: The Law Society’s Draft Variation Agreement
  • COVID-19: The latest on temporary Land Registry practice guidance
  • SDLT update, including updated HMRC guidance on applying for a refund, non-residential purchases, seeking relief from the 15% rate
  • Capital Gains Tax payable on sale - the rule changes and the latest HMRC guidance
  • The latest professional obligations (including those in the 2019 Code for Completion), and updates on property and mortgage fraud
  • The amended questions in the 2020 latest edition of form TA6, including on Japanese knotweed, and drainage and sewers
  • Recent cases on practical aspects of conveyancing including:
    • Rights of way (both public and private)
    • Restrictive covenants: missing title deeds, pre-1926 conveyance, and freehold covenants more suitable to leaseholds
    • Leasehold: mutual enforcement covenants and the latest on leasehold reform
    • New Homes Warranty claims: fire safety matters
    • Beneficial interests: undue influence, third party contributions to purchase (including to Right to Buy purchases) and unwritten trust declarations
    • Reporting to clients on title
    • Negligence claims against conveyancers
    • Adverse possession claims
  • Selective updates to Land Registry Practice Guides
  • New builds: The latest developments on the Help to Buy, the new Ombudsman, the future for the Consumer Code
  • Proposed abolition of assured shorthold tenancies
  • Voluntary Right to Buy, Help to Buy, the Right to Shared Ownership and the new model leases

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Seminar | 20.10.2021

London | 9:30am - 5:15pm

Conveyancing Comprehensive Update 2021

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