The Liver Building

Conveyancing Update


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Wednesday 13th November, 2019

Time: 13:30 - 16:30

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B

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

Course Code: S4178


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 rentcharges 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 Rentcharges and mortgage implications
  • Septic tank charges as of January 1st 2020
  • Recent developments in relation to SDLT
  • Recent case law on service charges
  • Japanese Knotweed enquiries
  • Responses to enquiries including Compliance with the Protocol
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax and additional dwellings including changes made by the Finance Act 2018
  • First time buyer relief
  • Houses in multiple occupation including changes which came into force on 1st October 2018

Speaker Biographies

Richard Snape 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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Non-member £150
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