Conveyancing Law update – Birmingham

Venue: Holiday Inn Birmingham M6 J7 Chapel Lane, Great Barr, Birmingham, B43 7BG
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.  Topics covered include:

  • Recent identity fraud cases in the light of Mischon de Reya
  • Ground rent issues
  • Changes to Right to Buy in England including the Housing and Planning Act 2016
  • SDLT and additional dwellings
  • Recent case law on rent charges
  • Recent case law on additional searches
  • Help to Buy ISAs
  • Flood risk insurance as of April 2016
  • 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
  • Mortgage Lender requirements
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