Chester Racecourse – Richard Snape presents Conveyancing Law Update

Date:
Venue: Chester Racecourse
Time: 09:00-1:15pm
Speaker: Richard Snape - Senior Lecturer in Law

 

Cost: £25:00 per delegate (complimentary lunch & free on-site parking)

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:

  • Law Society and Land Registry guidance on fraud and interim guidance in the light of Mishcon de Reya
  • Ground rent issues
  • Estate rentcharge issues in particular when reporting to lender
  • Japanese knotweed case law and its implications
  • VAT on searches
  • Responses to enquiries including compliance with the Protocol
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and additional dwellings including changes made by the Finance Act 2018
  • First time buyer relief
  • Houses in multiple occupation including changes which came into force in October 2018
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