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A to Z of Leasehold Conveyancing

A to Z of Leasehold Conveyancing
24 Sep 2024 - London

Session

24 Sep 2024

9:30 AM ‐ 5:15 PM

With a SmartPlan £486

With a Season Ticket £540

Standard price £720

All prices exclude VAT
Level
Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
CPD
6 hours
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Introduction

This in-person seminar covers a wide spectrum of leasehold conveyancing, from the basic principles of (long) leasehold to buying a shared ownership residential flat.

It is ideal for those who are new or relatively new to residential leasehold conveyancing through to experienced residential conveyancers who are looking for a refresher and an update in one.

Not just about sales and purchases, it will cover problem areas such as service charges, administration charges, consents, reversionary interests and rights of first refusal, and much, much more.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Basic principles, enforcement and forfeiture
  • Enfranchisement - a brief guide through this complex area
    • Collective enfranchisement
    • Lease extensions - flats - technical requirements, service of the notices, etc
    • Leasehold 'houses' - what qualifies as a house
  • The right to manage
  • Service charges - the landlord's obligations and the tenant's new 'powers'
  • The problems on sales of leasehold property - special conditions
  • Purchase and mortgage of leaseholds and complying with the UK Finance Lenders' Handbook
    • The differences in practice - managing your client's expectations
    • New build and converted flats - the basic design/legal structure - different designs create different problems
    • Notices, consents, etc
  • Overview of key rules for SDLT on shared ownership properties
  • The future of leasehold reform

Feedback on this course

Hear from our past delegates
Claire Loftus

Bradford | Gordons LLP

Very knowledgeable and explained in a clear and understandable way

Catherine Booton

Ross-On-Wye | Harrison Clark Rickerbys Limited

Very practical advice which was useful

Kelly Slater

Durham | Blackett Hart & Pratt LLP T/A QualitySolicitors BHP Law

Very easy to understand

Luke McCarthy

Cardiff | Griffiths Ings Property Lawyers Ltd

Helpful, informative and relevant

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