Conveyancing 2013 Update – 21 October 2013 – 5 CPD hours

Conveyancing 2013 update

This course has become widely regarded as being ‘unmissable’ by the many conveyancers who attend year-in and year-out.

This essential update for all residential property practitioners includes the topics listed below, together with an analysis of the implications for practice. In each case a brief review of the background law is given together with a careful explanation of the change. Practical implications for practice and any appropriate drafting issues are included.

[Please note this content is subject to change from time to time, in order to ensure that the most important recent developments are included.]

Topics to be covered include

  • New regulatory regime – impact on conveyancing
  • ABS for property practice?
  • SRA – further proposals
  • Lenders and conveyancing
  • Conveyancing quality scheme update
  • Fraud and conveyancing
  • Need to check other conveyancer
  • Clients and evidence of mental capacity
  • Planning enforcement and deceit
  • Registration, priority and bankruptcy
  • Valuations of buy-to-let properties
  • Conveyancing files and privilege
  • Buying subject to easement?
  • Beneficial interests and conveyancing
  • Lenders selling
  • Buy to let and the tenancy deposit schemes
  • Lease covenants and installation of solar panels
  • Adoption of shared private sewers and drains
  • Energy performance certificates – changes
  • Selected planning changes

This course will be presented by Peter Reekie who is a Property Training Consultant with Penningtons. He is also Visiting Professor at The University of Law. He is Consultant Materials Editor for the University of Law’s Structured Commercial Property Programme, Consultant Editor of The Conveyancing Handbook and Assistant Editor of Property Law UK Newsletter.


CLT Member Fee £210.00 + VAT

Non Member Fee £420.00 +VAT

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Matrimonial Finance Update – 10 October 2013 – 3 CPD hours

Matrimonial Finance Update

As a busy family practitioner you have never needed more assistance in keeping up to date. This course is constantly revised to provide a comprehensive review of the last 18 months covering a wide range of topics and case law review.

The course includes:

  • Pre and Post Nuptial agreements after Radmacher
  • The treatment of Pre marriage and Post separation Assets
  • Inherited wealth
  • Periodical Payments including Cohabitation issues
  • Overturning final orders – Myerson and non-disclosure
  • Pensions
  • New Costs rules cases
  • An eye on bankruptcy in the recession
  • The impact of the new Family Procedure Rules will be considered throughout the course

The course will be presented by Mena Ruparel MCIArb, who is an experienced family law solicitor, trainer and arbitrator. She works as a consultant at Quality solicitors Goodhand and Forsyth and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is a Resolution accredited specialist in matrimonial finance advocacy, teaches and writes widely on issues relating to matrimonial finance and is a visiting lecturer at UWE.

CLT Member Fee £140.00 + VAT
Non Member Fee £280.00 +VAT

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Elderly Client Update 2013 – 23 October 2013 – 5 CPD Hours

Elderly Client Update 2013

This course covers recent case law, new and pending legislation. Advice for elderly clients is a rapidly changing area of expertise and covers a wide range of subjects including rapidly changing case law, property, LPAs, Court of Protection, care funding (Local Authority and NHS) and professional conduct issues. It will also look ahead to the pending changes following the Dilnot Commission report. The detailed notes include practical examples, draft clauses, specimen letters and action points. The materials are constantly updated to provide delegates with a thorough and valuable resource of information.

The areas covered will include:

  • Case Law Update
  • Assessment of Capacity
  • Professional Conduct Issues
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney/Court of Protection update
  • Domiciliary care funding
  • Local Authority Care Funding Issues
  • NHS Funded Long Term Care

The course will be delivered by Alan Robinson who, after being Principal of his own firm for over 30 years specialising in elderly client,  is now a Consultant. He has worked in the area of community care since its inception and currently teaches community care law for The Open University. He is also a contributor to Tottel’s Older Clients Law Service.

CLT Member Fee £210.00 + VAT
Non Member Fee £420.00 +VAT

Venue Chichester at TBC

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Summer Drinks Gathering – 27 June 2013

The Society’s Committee has arranged a “Summer Social Gathering” for all solicitor members of the Society, and for non-solicitors working for legal firms in the Society’s area, at “Vintage”, 12-14 Westgate, Chichester, PO19 3EU

starting at 5.30pm on Thursday 27 June 2013.

Dress is “informal” and, at £15, the price includes a drink on arrival and canapés/finger buffet.