Conveyancing 2011 Update (5 CPD hours)

Conveyancing 2011 Update (5 CPD hours) on 18th October 2011 in Chichester

Conveyancing update 2011 is an essential update for all residential property practitioners includes the topics listed below, together with an analysis of the implications for practice. Please note this content is subject to change from time to time, in order to ensure that the most important recent developments are included.  

  • Forthcoming pressures on conveyancing including alternative business structures and other regulatory changes, lenders’ panels, separate representation of lender and borrower, changes to the minimum insurance requirements for PII
  • The new Conveyancing Quality Scheme: outline, cost, scope, eligibility and requirements, application, assessment and ongoing monitoring, Core Practice Management Standards and Client Service requirements, training requirements
  • New Protocol, Standard Conditions of Sale and changes to the Code for Completion by post
  • Various Land Registry matters
  • Changes to the Lenders’ Handbook
  • Exit fees on assignment of leases of retirement homes
  • Sub sales and the standard conditions
  • Restrictive covenants:
    • Enforceability
    • Development Scheme
    • Annexation
  • Planning enforcement and deceit
  • Beneficial interests and conveyancing
  • Damages for failure to complete
  • S2 LPMP Act 1989
  • Oral contracts for the sale of land
  • *Adverse possession and public highways
  • Defects in title and contractual provisions
  • Enforcement of rights of light
  • Defective notices to complete
  • Rights of way by prescription
  • Conveyancing files and privilege
  • Registration of town and village greens – multiple uses
  • SDLT update
  • Mortgage repossessions and let properties

This course will be presented by Andrew Crawford who has vast experience as a practising solicitor, having been a Partner at Thomas Eggar LLP for over 20 years where he supervised a busy conveyancing department. Andrew relates the theory to the practical and brings the subject matter to life with everyday examples. Delegates frequently comment (to their surprise!) on how much they enjoyed the training and how quickly the time went. 

Course fees will be £210 + VAT per delegate (members of CDLS)

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