Training Seminar – Chelmsford

Venue: Essex Barn at Channels, Pratts Farm Lane, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3PT
Time: 08:00 -13:00
Speaker: Richard Snape - Senior Lecturer in Law

Content Overview

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 to be covered include:

  • Court of Appeal decision in Mishcon de Reya and its consequences
  • New SRA and Law Society guidance on Money Laundering 2018
  • 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

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  • 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 coming into force on 1st October 2018
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