Conveyancers report rise in instructions amid market confusion
24 June 2015
Law Society’s online conveyancing portal takes off
26 May 2015
Landlords in a race against time to meet energy efficiency regulations
6 May 2015
23 June 2015
Developments and disputes
The regulatory shifts and case law updates of the last few months represent a busy start to the year in the residential property sphere, writes...
Damages for trespass: Bypassing Swordheath and Dunlop
The Supreme Court is to decide whether a parking charge is enforceable as a penalty. John de Waal QC discusses the implications for the law of...
9 June 2015
Continuous and non-continuous rights of way
Peter Petts discusses the court's interpretation of the concept of 'continuous and apparent' easements in a recent case
Different construction contract insurance can protect employers in cases where damage or delay has occurred without negligence on the part of the...
19 May 2015
Magnus Hassett discusses the importance of clarity and
attention to detail, both in terms of complying with regulations
and when writing notices...
It's big data, not the big bang
Technology that allows you to harness and cultivate data will level the playing field between conveyancing firms in years to come, explains Mark...
Right to Buy revival
Belinda Walkinshaw warns of the potential dangers of reviving Right to Buy legislation
Proprietary estoppel is experiencing something of a revival
David Kirwan ponders the reasons behind a recent increase in proprietary estoppel cases
Unpicking the Deregulation Act 2015
The new tenancy deposit amendments are welcome, but the jury is out on the likely effectiveness of retaliatory eviction measures, says Tessa...
Date of intention
11 March 2015
Adam Gross considers recent case law regarding the date of
a landlord's intention to redevelop a property
Who's in the driving seat: the estate agent or solicitor?
27 January 2015
Conveyancers need to go further in harnassing technology and improving relationships with estate agents to gain more market influence, argues...
Notice on stamp duty reform would be welcome
20 January 2015
Stamp duty reform caught conveyancing solicitors on the hop, says Kathryn Taylor