Building Safety Act: A review of the Law Society Guidance

The Building Safety Act 2022 became law on the 28th June 2022 with the aim of preventing any repetition of the Grenfell disaster and or releasing leaseholders from the potential or actual burden of service

The TA7 form was updated in January 2023 and was in use from the 14th February 2023. What is it with Valentines Day  and the Building Safety Act 2022? I don’t know any conveyancers who

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Ian Quayle, CEO of IQ Legal Training and Managing Editor of Property Law UK, dissects the current issues surrounding the Building Safety Act 2022 (BSA, “the Act”) and affected leasehold properties. This comes as June’s

Register of Overseas Entities

Overseas entities that own land in the United Kingdom are required to register as overseas entities at Companies House. The deadline of the 31st January 2023 has been and gone. The requirements to register are


Extended feature: Ian Quayle examines “the bedrock of our system of conveyancing” – undertakings, what they are, and how they should be approached Undertakings are seen as a cornerstone of the conveyancing process, and the

Land Registry Restrictions: tips and traps

In this article I would like to remind practitioners about the use of restrictions in the conveyancing process and how to deal with restrictions that cannot be complied with. A restriction is an entry in


Ian Quayle, CEO of IQ Legal Training, provides some practical tips for busy practitioners. The issue of boundary identification is a problem for both residential conveyancers and commercial property lawyers for a number of reasons:


Problems are being encountered by residential conveyancers acting for buyers of freehold property subject to estate rentcharges, and the purpose of this article is to clarify some of those problems. This includes clients purchasing freehold

Hopefully the conveyancing world is now aware that due to the Infrastructure Act 2015 HM Land Registry has been tasked with the migration to it of all 331 local land charges registers from local authorities.

I am shortly to commence another series of webinars entitled Residential Conveyancing for Support Staff which has been one of the most popular courses I have delivered over my many years of training. The course

There have been two recent cases which generate issues going to the heart of the conveyancing process. The first issue relates to the giving of undertakings. The case of  Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers

Barely a day goes by without the media highlighting some of the terrible problems being encountered by the owners high rise flats due to fire safety issues.  What should a conveyancer do when acting for

Stoffel and Co. v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42 It has been interesting to see the progression of this case through the appeal process culminating in the decision of the Supreme Court on the 30th October