Practice Notes: Conveyancing

New rights for leaseholders - but when?

Millions of leaseholders will have a new right to extend their lease by up to 990 years at zero ground rent, government has announced. 
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07 Jan 2021

Accelerating digital verification

Swift moves towards digital identity verification will help the house moving industry, says Sarah Dwight

23 Dec 2020

Barratt drops ground rent on new leases

Barratt Developments has eliminated ground rents on new developments, it has been reported this week

09 Dec 2020

Simpson & Marwick de-merges from Clyde & Co

Edinburgh and East Lothian property firm to start a programme of growth

20 Oct 2020

Simultaneous exchange and completion

Sarah Dwight warns of the risks of exchanging and completing a house move the same day

01 Oct 2020

Conveyancing Association backs industry buying and selling pledges

Conveyancing Association urges member firms to endorse Home Buying and Selling Group pledges for property stakeholders

29 Sep 2020

Edging towards digital

The pandemic has highlighted the need for secure digital signings and identity checks, explains Sarah Dwight

07 Sep 2020

Solicitors warned of dubious investment schemes and risk of personal liability

Solicitors have been issued with a new warning in relation to dubious investment schemes after the regulator uncovered poor standards of practice

19 Aug 2020

Government tries again at commonhold

The government is having a second attempt at getting the commonhold system to work

28 Jul 2020

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