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Conveyancing Law Update 2018

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Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
Time: 12.30 registration, 13:00 – 16.00 seminar 
Venue: Clarke Willmott, 138 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2ES
CPD: 3 Learning Hours, A2
Fees: member £99 + vat, non-member £115 + vat
Speaker: Richard Snape


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:

·             Recent cases on identity fraud in the light of Mishcon de Reya and liability of both buyers and sellers conveyancer
·             Ground rent issues
·             Mortgagee guidance on ground rents
·             SDLT and additional dwellings: latest guidance
·             Recent case law on rentcharges
·             Recent case law on additional searches
·             The Money Laundering Regulations 2017
·             The Energy Act 2011 and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards
·             Leasehold Dwellings Update including Service Charge liability in the light of Grenfell
·             Replacing septic tanks under the General Binding Rules
·             Mortgage Lender requirements
·             Service charge liability post Grenfell
·             SDLT and first time buyers.

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.

10th September 2018 12:30 PM   through   4:00 PM
Clarke Willmott
138 Edmund Street
Birmingham, B3 2ES
United Kingdom
Member £ 118.80 (includes VAT of £ 19.80)
Non-members £ 138.00 (includes VAT of £ 23.00)

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