Conveyancing Searches and Enquiries: Key Issues to Consider [2020]

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Stephen Desmond, consultant & leading legal trainer

CPD Hours: 1


In recent years, there has been a significant growth in the number of pre-contract enquiries sellers of residential property have to answer and in the number of matters that form part of pre-contract searches carried out by buyers’ conveyancers. This presentation aims to consider some of the key issues that can arise from the answers given to such enquiries and searches.

Learning objectives:

  • Addressing some of the key pitfalls arising from the Community Infrastructure Levy
  • Explaining the practical implications of decided cases which have arisen due to errors in searches or in reporting to client on those searches
  • Making practitioners aware of some of the key risks associated with breaches of covenant involving building works (for both flats and houses)
  • Outlining some of the key perils associated with Japanese knotweed being within or close to the boundaries of a property
  • Gaining key insights from misrepresentation claims brought against sellers of properties

Click here to download the 2020 Distance Learning catalogue.