Practice Notes: Conveyancing

The cladding blame game

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

22 Mar 2021

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

10 Mar 2021

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

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 Task Force set to reform industry

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

25 Feb 2021

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

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

ID checks fine

Seatons Law has been fined by the SRA after admitting identity (ID) check failures and money laundering breaches. In 2018, it was instructed in various pro

29 Jan 2021

Speeding up digital verification

The house moving industry will be helped by swift moves towards digital identity verification, says Sarah Dwight

14 Jan 2021

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