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This seminar also covers 6 hours under the SRA Continuing Competence Scheme
(Satisfying Competency Statement Section: B – Technical Legal Practice)

Course materials, Refreshments and Complimentary lunch (Asian hot buffet) will be provided

Lecture is aimed at: Property professionals and fee earners involved in both contentious and noncontentious property work

Event Details:

Venue: BPP University, 68-70 Red Lion Street, WC1R 4NY.(Nearest Tube: Holborn)
Date: Saturday 21st March 2020
Time: 09.30 – 17.15
Registration: 09.00 – 09.30
Course fee: £89.00 (No VAT)

Conveyancing continues to undergo major changes and the course will aim to look at the most important changes and their effect on the conveyancer. In particular, ground rents are a cause for major concern and estate rent charges are causing major problems.

Topics covered include:

• The new code for Completion by Post and the aftermath of the Dreamvar case
• The latest on ground rents
• Estate Rent charges and mortgage implications
• Septic tank changes as of January 1st 2020
• Recent developments in relation to SDLT and Land Transaction Tax
• Recent case law on service charges
• Japanese Knotweed enquiries
• The new conveyancing protocol 2019
• Recent cases on easements and adverse possession
• AML checks
• Help to buy scheme




Richard has been the Head of Professional Support at Davitt Jones Bould since 2002. He speaks at numerous courses for law societies all over the country, various public courses, in-house seminars within solicitors firms and has also talked extensively to local authorities and central government bodies. His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.


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