The Liver Building

Last Minute Conveyancing Problems and How to Solve Them


Speaker: Richard Snape

Date: Wednesday 4th November, 2020

Time: 13:30 - 16:15

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: B


Course Code: S4310


This course aims to look at how best to predict and deal with nightmare situations which might or are likely to arise between exchange and completion. The course will also update in relation to the 2019 Protocol and the Code for Completion.

Topics include:

  • Death of the client
  • Last minute removal of fixtures and leaving chattels in the premises
  • Apportionment problems
  • Reports to the NCA and avoiding tipping off the client
  • Last minute conflicts of interest
  • Expiry of searches
  • The Standard Conditions of Sale
  • The 2019 Code for Completion by Post and the 2019 Protocol implications
  • Extended completion dates
  • Insurance implications

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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