LAW2024 Online: Residential Property (Spring)

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David Keighley and Richard Snape

CPD Hours: 6


Available from 10th April 2024, 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. Listed Buildings: Issues for Conveyancers [2024]

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of listed Buildings: Issues for Conveyancers:

  • What does “listed” mean
  • The categories of listing
  • Limitations imposed on listed building owners
  • What does need listed building consent?
  • What is a “building”?
  • EPC and listing

2. Build Over Agreements, Septic Tanks and Lateral Drains [2024]

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

An outline of build over agreements, septic tanks and lateral drains:

  • Responsibility for maintenance of drains and sewers
  • SUDS & Expansion
  • Build-over and build-near agreements: potential impact of the Transfer of Private Sewers Regulations 2011
  • Properties without mains drainage :general binding rules implemented by the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016

3. The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill and its Effect on Conveyancing

Presented by Richard Snape

The Leasehold and Freehold Reform Bill is the most significant piece of legislation in conveyancing for a generation. The course aims to look at some of the issues and their impact for the conveyancer.

Topics covered include:

  • Changes to Leasehold enfranchisement
  • Changes to forfeiture
  • Changes to Rentcharges
  • Proposed changes to ground rents and Leasehold houses

4. The Building Safety Act 2022 and other Post-Grenfell Legislation

The course aims to look at this complex area which has changed the nature of conveyancing of flats.

Topics covered include:

  • Building Safety Act 2022 and changes to building regulations;
  • Leaseholder protections: problems with qualifying leaseholders, landlord’s certificates and leaseholder deeds of certificate;
  • Changes to lease extensions as of December 26th 2023;
  • Higher-risk buildings and registration by October 1st 2023;
  • Higher-risk buildings requirements as of April 2024;
  • The Fire Safety Act 2021;
  • Changes to the Fire Safety Order 2005 as of October 1st 2023.

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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