The Liver Building

Current Newbuild Issues for Conveyancers


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Wednesday 4th November, 2020

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B

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

Course Code: S4309


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

Topics 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

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.


Member £105
Non-member £150
Corporate Member Training Offer 1 Credit
Training Season Ticket Free
Note: 20% VAT added at checkout