Residential Property Law and Conveyancing Update 2020

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Hambrook
Bristol BS16 1QX

Date: Tuesday 24 Mar 2020

Time: 09:30 - 17:00

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KEY SUBJECTS

  • RESIDENTIAL SDLT NEWS AND CHECKLIST
  • CURRENT NEWBUILD ISSUES FOR CONVEYANCERS
  • TOPICAL PROPERTY ISSUES & CASE LAW UPDATE
  • ESSENTIAL PLANNING LAW FOR CONVEYANCERS 
  • LEASEHOLD ISSUES AND SHARED OWNERSHIP

SPEAKERS

David Keighley, Solicitor, Legal Lecturer and Trainer

Richard Snape, Consultant, Davitt Jones Bould

Paul Clark , Consultant, Cripps LLP

PROGRAMME

9.30am CHAIRMAN’S INTRODUCTION

RESIDENTIAL SDLT NEWS AND CHECKLIST 

The big news has been the publication of comprehensive guidance on what a dwelling is, and what gardens and grounds are. This talk will look at the implications of that guidance, and also work through a checklist for conveyancers. Topics will include:

  • Multiple dwellings relief, surcharge and annexes after the new guidance
  • Mixed-use on rural dwellings – likely to become rarer?
  • The issues one needs to check every time one acts on a house purchase
  • Dealing with more than one dwelling

Paul Clark , Consultant, Cripps LLP

CURRENT NEWBUILD ISSUES FOR CONVEYANCERS

The newbuild market is becoming a major area of conveyancing and is undergoing various fundamental changes.  This talk aims to look at current issues to update the busy conveyancer.  In particular, ground rents and estate rentcharges which are causing major problems. Topics will include:

  • Problems in relation to easements and transfer of part
  • Current issues in relation to NHBC
  • Extended completion dates
  • The validity of professional consultant certificates after Hunt v Optima
  • Estate Rentcharges issues and mortgage requirements

Richard Snape, Consultant, Davitt Jones Bould

TOPICAL PROPERTY ISSUES & CASE LAW UPDATE

A review of current issues impacting on Residential Property transactions. The precise content of this session will depend on developments prior to the event but will look at recent case law and statutes and examine the implications for property law practitioners. Issues covered may include:

  • Land Registry Practice
  • Reservation Agreements
  • General Practice Issues
  • Recent Caselaw

David Keighley, Solicitor, Legal Lecturer and Trainer

ESSENTIAL PLANNING LAW FOR CONVEYANCERS 

Planning law is currently undergoing many changes and a knowledge is essential for the conveyancing profession. Topics covered will include:

  • Planning permission and enforcement periods
  • Breach of planning conditions
  • Pre-commencement conditions which may render planning permission void
  • Listed buildings – what to do
  • Specific problem areas
  • Planning Permission in Wales
  • Community Infrastructure Levy and its effect on the purchaser

Richard Snape, Consultant, Davitt Jones Bould

LEASEHOLD ISSUES AND SHARED OWNERSHIP 

Leasehold transactions, especially keeping abreast of lenders requirements, are becoming increasingly complex. This session will look at the latest issues and may cover:

  • Ground Rent & Lease Term issues including lenders requirements
  • Leasehold Reform
  • Shared Ownership Leases
  • Service Charges
  • Recent Case Law

David Keighley, Solicitor, Legal Lecturer and Trainer

 

5.00 pm CLOSE OF PROCEEDINGS    

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