LAW2022 Online: Residential Property (Autumn)

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David Keighley and Richard Snape

CPD Hours: 6


Available from 14th September 2022, Our expert speakers present LAW Online: Residential Property (Autumn) which will update you on topics for Solicitors in practice without leaving your desk and at a time to suit you.

This event features a combination of live and pre-recorded content, providing up to 6 hours of CPD

The course includes:

  • A high quality 4 x 1 hour pre-recorded video and audio broadcast (topic titles are listed below)
  • Q&A – a Live 1-hour 'Shape the Debate' Q&A session with our speakers that will take place on 6th October at 1pm. This is your opportunity to hear our experts answering attendee questions on both the recorded content and general day to day Residential Conveyancing issues. Register and pre-submit a question using the link in the 'Related Links' section.
  • LAW Online: Residential Property exhibition – visit this and you can gain an additional hour of CPD, via a webinar of choice from our Webinar Learning Library worth £35 +VAT and also book your LEAP appointment.

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Residential Property Topics covered by this course:-

1. Residential Easements Update

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of practical issues relating to Easements in the context of residential conveyancing including:

  • Abandonment and restrictive covenants
  • The “dangers” arising from Land Registry backlog
  • Extending an easement to adjoining land; the concept of “ancillary use”
  • Intensifying the use of an easement
  • Encroachment on Right of Way
  • Limits of Right of Way

2. Reporting to Lenders: What are the obligations?

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of practical issues relating to Solicitors obligations in reporting to lenders in the context of residential conveyancing including:

  • The UKFML Handbook & the significance of case law
  • Reporting obligations
  • Certificate of Title
  • What documents is a lender entitled to ask you to produce?

3. Enquiries and How to Respond to Them

Presented by Richard Snape

This area presents a perennial problem in relation to conveyancing. The course aims to look at some standard and additional enquiries and how to respond to them.

Topics covered include:

  • Misrepresentation and enquiries
  • The Conveyancing Protocol and enquiries
  • Additional enquiries and the Protocol
  • Some standard residential enquiries, including Japanese Knotweed and solar panels
  • Fraud enquiries

4. Leasehold Dwellings Update in the Light of Recent Statutory Changes

Presented by Richard Snape

The law in relation to long leasehold dwellings is undergoing major changes. The course aims to look at these changes and their implications.

Topics covered include:

  • The Fire Safety Act 2021 and guidance, which came into force on May 16th 2022
  • The Building Safety Act 2022, some of which is in force on June 28th 2022
  • The latest on EWS1 certificates and cladding
  • The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022, for implementation on June 30th 2022

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We have trialled the format at previous online conferences, and we are overwhelmed with the feedback we have received from making our face-to-face events possible online. Comments we have received so far include:

"The whole experience was valuable, and communication has been really first class" - General Advisor

"I wanted to say how much I valued receiving and sharing the Online webinar. I felt it was very helpful and very interesting for you to allow all legal practitioners to participate. Thank you for all the extra information and resources, I look forward to the next." - Solicitor in practice

"The world of law is in constant flux and the speakers update on recent developments will be extremely helpful going forward (as they ever are!)" - Solicitor/Director

"I have never attended a similar event but I definitely would again" - Partner

"A good way to access training at a time to suit you, the online course is as effective as attending in person." - Associate Solicitor