The Liver Building

Residential Conveyancing for Support Staff (2 Day Course)


Speaker: Ian Quayle

Date: Tuesday 19th January, 2021

Time: 09:10 - 16:55

Areas of Law: Property

Competencies: A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, C1 & C2


Course Code: S4388


This is an intensive two day training course aimed at secretaries, paralegals, and lawyers returning to or joining the residential conveyancing team. 

The course is also useful for members of staff completing CILEX Level 3 or 6 conveyancing modules.

Day 1: 19th Jan, 9.10am till 4.55pm & Day 2: 20th Jan, 11am till 4.55pm

It provides an overview of the conveyancing process and concentrates on the law and practice underpinning the conveyancing process as well as identifying problem areas. In addition the course explores how conveyancing documentation should be completed and explains the exchange and completion processes.

A comprehensive course manual will be provided and the course will be lead by Ian Quayle who has extensive experience of providing conveyancing training to the legal profession for many years. His focus is on explaining the law and procedure in a practical way whilst developing the necessary law and professional practice. The course relies heavily on case studies and as Ian describes it dealing with  “combat conveyancing”

Delegates will learn:

  • The conveyancing process from receipt of instructions to file closure
  • Preparing the contract bundle including drafting the contract
  • Dealing with searches and enquiries
  • Client inspection ,surveys and acting for lenders
  • Exchanging contracts
  • Acting for the seller after exchange
  • Acting for the buyer after exchange
  • Completion
  • Post Completion
  • What can cause complaints and negligence claims

Who should attend?

  • Anyone with an interest in residential conveyancing
  • Conveyancers who wish to expand their knowledge of the conveyancing process.
  • Support staff who wish to progress towards or advance a fee earning role


Speaker Biographies

Ian qualified as a solicitor and worked in private practice for 12 years specialising in property law matters generally including residential development work, commercial acquisitions and disposals.

Since 1998 he worked in house and as a consultant for national house builders and national and international property developers advising on all aspects of property, landlord and tenant, transactional and management issues.


Member £390
Non-member £450
Note: 20% VAT added at checkout