Conveyancing

Local authority funding boost for local land charges move

A further £26m has been promised to local authorities to speed up migration of local land charges services to central register

12 May 2021 | Conveyancing

Overworked conveyancers at breaking point

Residential conveyancers are struggling to cope with the covid-19 property boom 

05 May 2021 | Conveyancing

The cladding blame game

Alec Samuels considers who could potentially be held responsible in law for problem cladding

22 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

The cladding conundrum

Government moves to deal with the fallout from dangerous cladding leaves solicitors, in Sarah Dwight's view, unable to properly advise clients

Funny money: Don't be like Al Capone

With money laundering now a sophisticated affair, Susan Humble warns of the risks of complacency 

05 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

New SDLT holiday deadline sweetened with tapered return to normal rules

House buyers sighed in relief at further extension to the stamp duty land tax holiday to the end of June 

04 Mar 2021 | Conveyancing

Conveyancing Task Force set to reform industry

A task force has been launched, looking to manage the transition into a digital future

25 Feb 2021 | Conveyancing

Government must protect leaseholders from cladding costs, says Law Society

Leaseholders victims of the hazardous cladding crisis should be financially protected from the costs of remediation, the Law Society has said

03 Feb 2021 | Conveyancing

Stamp duty rush

The Law Society has cautioned conveyancers to manage client expectations ahead of the expiry of the stamp duty holiday, which is still on track for 31 Marc

29 Jan 2021 | Conveyancing

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