The Liver Building

Conveyancing Issues in the family home (July 19)


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Tuesday 16th July, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B

Liverpool Law Society,
2nd Floor Helix,
Edmund Street,
L3 9NY

Course Code: S4174


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:

  • Obtaining instructions from all clients
  • The various declarations of trust available
  • Ascertaining money contributions and money laundering implications
  • 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
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and family breakdown
  • Transfer of Equity

Seminar kindly sponsored by:

Index Property Information is a unique provider of conveyancing searches and reports to the property industry. By working closely with every Local Authority in England and Wales we are able to provide both Regulated and Council Local Searches as well as all other reports and products required by Solicitors and Conveyancers.

Speaker Biographies

Richard Snape has worked as a Consultant and Professional Support Lawyer for Davitt Jones Bould Solicitors since 2002.  He was formerly a senior lecturer in law at the University of West of England, Bristol, and was head of Land Law.  He has written various articles for the legal press.  His areas of specialism include both commercial and residential property, in particular in relation to local government law, domestic conveyancing issues, development land, commercial property and incumbrances in relation to land.



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