The Liver Building

How to respond to enquiries, additional searches & the 2019 protocol


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Friday 28th February, 2020

Time: 09:30 - 12:45

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B

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

Course Code: S4303


Additional enquiries and the need for an effective response thereto is becoming of ever-increasing importance. In addition, the 2019 Protocol has increased the burden on solicitors in relation to explanation of fraud, SDLT, and leaseholds.

Topics covered include:

  • Misrepresentation and enquiries
  • Disclaimers and their effectiveness
  • Additional enquiries in relation to septic tanks, planning and building regulations
  • The Protocol and enquiries
  • The Protocol and the leaseholds
  • The fraud enquiries and how to respond
  • Additional searches
  • Other standard and additional enquiries

This Seminar is Kindly Sponsored By

Index PIIndex 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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