LAW2022 Online: Residential Property (Spring)

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David Keighley and Richard Snape

CPD Hours: 6


Available from 13th April 2022, 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 and is sponsored by

Enjoy your event for half price!

In partnership with our lead sponsor LEAP, the practice management software provider, we are able to offer you an exclusive discount of £75 plus vat off the usual price of £149 plus vat for this event.


Simply book this event and then confirm that you would like to participate in a demonstration of LEAP to discover the benefits of their software. Having completed your demonstration, you will then be reimbursed for half of your booking fee.

Demonstration bookings can be made via our LEAP request form which can be found here. Simply complete the form and we will be in touch. To be eligible for this offer, you will need to be a partner in an IT decision maker or partner in a legal practice and not already a LEAP customer.

So, what is LEAP?

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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 3rd May 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 Property Practice Update

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

A review of current issues impacting on Residential Property transactions & practice. To ensure that the session includes the most topical items content may vary but may include:

  • EWS1: the latest guidance
  • Restrictive covenants: obsolescence, annexation & identification
  • 2022 New homes quality code of practice
  • Knotweed: updated Guidance
  • Miscellaneous Practice Points

2. Listed Buildings: Conveyancing Points to Consider

Presented by David Keighley, Solicitor, Author & Trainer

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

  • What does “listed” mean
  • The categories of listing
  • Limitations imposed on listed building owners
  • What does and does not need listed building consent
  • What is a “building” in the light of Supreme Court decision in Dill v Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government.

3. Building Regulations [2022]

Presented by Richard Snape

Building regulations is becoming an increasingly important part of conveyancing. The course aims to look at some of the issues. In particular, when the Building Safety Bill becomes law there will be a major overall of building regulations.

Topics covered include:

  • Enforcement periods
  • Buildings regulations and solar panels
  • Septic tank replacement
  • The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 and 2019
  • The EWS1 certificates
  • The Building Safety Bill 2021-22 and its effect on building regulations
  • Some specific areas, eg conservatories and loft conversions
  • Building regulations, drainage and build over agreements

4. Easements: Characteristics & Issues Affecting [2022]

Presented by Richard Snape

This is a perennial problem area for property professionals. The course aims to look at what can and cannot be an easement and how easements may be discharged.

Topics covered include:

  • The Characteristics of an Easement
  • Extending the Dominant Land
  • Rights of Light
  • Rights of Way and other Easements
  • Extinguishing Easements, including the Housing and Planning Act 2016

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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