Today’s Training

Today’s Training, brought to you by the publishers of Today’s Conveyancer, Today’s Wills & Probate and Today’s Family Lawyer provides a range of online training topics for practitioners.

Alongside IQ Legal Training, we bring you experts on the subject to deliver these short online which are designed to provide practical advice and guidance for your day-to-day roles.

The courses count toward Continuing Competence and certificates can be provided for evidence.

All our sessions are recorded and available for 30 days after the live event; so even if you cannot make the live session, make sure to book on to receive the recording for later viewing. If you have any questions about the training, or would like to discuss becoming one of our expert speakers please contact David Opie on 0330 1000 839 or email [email protected].

For further details of our upcoming courses please click on the links below:

Expert speaker Ian Quayle presents this session considering the key features of preparing a report on title in a residential leasehold transactions including

  • what a leasehold report on title should include and discuss
  • how to deal with the new CQS requirements
  • explaining the bigger picture to clients
  • advising on term, ground rent, service charge, forfeiture and other key lease provisions

Extensive notes will be provided and there will be an opportunity for delegate questions.

Make no mistake…the conveyancing market, in its current form, is being disrupted. There is a battle for talent, a demand from the work force to work in an “agile” manner.

Clients and lawyers are becoming more vocal about their dislike of the billable hour and many firms that offer fixed fees are unsure how to calculate them and capture the value they create. Join what promises to be a high energy session with Shaun Jardine (Big Yellow Penguin Ltd) a lawyer who is passionate about helping law firms and their lawyers become more profitable, improve client experience, and achieve a better work-life balance.

Shaun will explain how law firms can improve their client conversion and ensure they don’t leave value on the table for the work they undertake.

In this webinar, brought to you by IQ Legal Training and Today’s Training, the issues surrounding dealing with difficult clients and preventing client complaints will be considered

In this practical 1 hour session, expert speaker Ian Quayle will discuss

  • acting for elderly clients , co-owners, insolvent clients, international clients, first time buyers, acting or executors and other difficult clients
  • problems with informed consent.
  • providing information, explanation and advice to difficult clients
  • avoiding claims

Extensive notes will be provided and there will be an opportunity for delegate questions.

Selling and buying rural property can be fraught with pitfalls. Boundary problems, private water supplies and septic tanks , private rights of way, wood burners, searches, additional enquiries and other issues can all present a challenge for conveyancers.

In this one hour session brought to you by IQ Legal Training and Today’s Training, expert speaker Ian Quayle will share best practice and advice on what to look out for when acting for sellers and buyers in rural residential transactions.

  • Boundaries
  • Water supplies and septic tanks
  • Rights of way and access issues
  • Wood burners
  • Chancel Repair liability problems
  • Due diligence and rural properties – searches and enquiries 

Extensive notes will be provided and there will be an opportunity for delegate questions.

SDLT issues have grown in complexity for residential conveyancers. In this practical webinar brought to you by Today’s Training and IQ Legal Training expert speaker Ian Quayle will examine the following:

  • What information needs to be extracted from clients.
  • What advice should be given to clients about SDLT
  • Key surcharges and reliefs
  • Problem areas – first time buyers, mixed use properties , linked transactions and second homes.
  • Tax Evasion and Fraud

Extensive notes will be provided and there will be an opportunity for delegate questions.

Brought to you by IQ Legal Training and Today’s Training, this 10 part course provides an introduction to commercial property transactions for support staff, paralegals, new recruits, and qualified lawyers looking for a refresher.

Expert speaker Ian Quayle explores the fundamentals of commercial conveyancing, highlighting good practice through practical examples.

In this 10 part series we will cover

  • The distinction between a residential conveyancing transaction and a commercial property transaction
  • Acting  for the seller and buyer in a commercial sale and purchase.
  • Dealing with due diligence and reporting on title
  • Advising on transactions with occupational leases
  • Acting for landlord and tenant and commercial leasehold transactions
  • An overview of management issues in commercial leases

Extensive course notes will be provided. Delegates who complete the course will be provided with a Certificate of Attendance.