LAW2023 Online: Residential Property (Spring)

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David Keighley and Richard Snape

CPD Hours: 6


Available from 12th April 2023, Our expert speakers present LAW Online: Residential Property (Spring) 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 1-hour 'Shape the Debate' Q&A session with our speakers that will take place on 10th May. This is your opportunity to hear our experts answering attendee questions on both the recorded content and general day to day Residential Conveyancing issues.
  • 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.

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Residential Property Topics covered by this course:-

1. Newbuild Purchases: Points to Consider

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of practical issues relating newbuild purchases including:

  • Land Registry plans
  • Planning conditions and building regulations
  • Road and sewer agreements
  • The difference between planning obligation agreements and Community Infrastructure Levy
  • The New homes quality code and Ombudsman scheme
  • Professional Consultant certificates

2. An Outline of Capital Gains Tax on Residential Property

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of practical issues relating to CGT in respect of residential property including:

  • The basic principles of Capital Gains Tax (CGT)
  • CGT Rates & allowances
  • Rules relating to gifts
  • Notifying HMRC & paying tax
  • The importance of defining the retainer
  • The reliefs available for sales of Residential Property
  • Circumstances in which specialist advice may be required or be necessary
  • The guidance available from HMRC & the Law Society

3. Reporting to the Lender and Other Hot Mortgage Issues, including new instructions on service charge caps and the latest on cladding

Presented by Richard Snape

The UK Finance Lenders Handbook has changed to deal with service charge caps for safety issues and various mortgagees have made announcements about lending on buildings with combustible cladding. The course aims to look at these and other current issues.

Topics covered include:

  • Conflicts of interest;
  • Extended Completion Dates and loss of the mortgage;
  • Ground rent issues;
  • Service charge caps and cladding;
  • The latest on estate rent charges and lender requirements.
  • Service charge caps

4. Conveyancing Issues and the Family Home

Presented by Richard Snape

Conveyancing with the family home involves many difficulties. This course aims to highlight the difficulties and their solutions. The course is useful for both conveyancers and family practitioners.

Topics covered include:

  • The various declarations of trust available
  • Gifts from parents to children
  • Potential undue influence and conflicts of interest between the parties
  • Overriding interests and consent forms
  • Problems in relation to severance

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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