Residential Conveyancing Webinar Series for Support Staff

19/08/2021 10:00 am
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Due to popular demand, we are delighted to offer a third installment of 12 one-hour webinars aimed at residential conveyancing support staff. The first session is on 19 August, 10 – 11am, and repeats on a weekly basis until 04 November.

The course provides an in-depth examination of the law and procedure in the conveyancing process and has been specifically developed for secretarial staff, paralegals, conveyancing support staff as well as qualified lawyers wanting to retrain in residential conveyancing.

It is also appropriate for anyone engaged in the residential conveyancing process, who needs or desires an insight into the mechanics and legal principles involved in modern residential conveyancing.

Over a twelve week duration, the course will explore practice, procedure, tips and traps for the unwary. The training is delivered by Ian Quayle, who is an experienced conveyancer with over 15 years of training experience.


Webinar content


Webinar 1, Introduction: 19 August, 10 – 11am

Getting started, taking instructions, money laundering, dealing with residential clients


Webinar 2, Acting for the Seller: 26 August, 10 – 11am

Obtaining and checking the title, dealing with the TA forms and drafting the contract, preparing the contract bundle


Webinar 3, Acting for the Buyer: 02 September, 10 – 11am

Checking the contract bundle, searches, enquiries, client inspection, and acting for lenders


Webinar 4, Exchanging Contracts: 09 September, 10 – 11am

Preparing for exchange, the mechanics of exchange, protecting the contract


Webinar 5, Preparing for Completion – Acting for the seller16 September, 10 – 11am

Completing TA13, approving the transfer, preparing completion statements, dealing with notices and restrictions


Webinar  6, Preparing for Completion – Acting for the Buyer: 23 September, 10 – 11am

Drafting the transfer, pre-completion searches, dealing with the lender, preparation of completion statements and advising the client


Webinar 7, Completion and Completion Day Problems: 30 September, 10 – 11am

The Law Society Code for completion by post, dealing with undertakings, practical issues including the transmission of funds, advising clients and what to do if things go wrong – notices to complete, rescission and other steps


Webinar 8, Post Completion: 07 October, 10 – 11am

Acting for the seller – discharging charges, compliance with undertakings

Acting for the buyer – SDLT returns, registration of dispositions


Webinar 9, Land Registration Issues: 14 October, 10 – 11am

Boundaries, notices, restrictions, adverse possession, and problem areas


Webinar 10. Residential Leases (1): 21 October, 10 – 11am

An overview of leasehold transactions


Webinar 11, Residential Leases (2 ): 28 October, 10 – 11am

Leasehold enquiries, service charge issues, key clauses in residential leases


Webinar 12, Avoiding Negligence: 04 November, 10 – 11am

Avoiding negligence in Residential Conveyancing

Extensive notes will be provided for each webinar which delegates can use to create a residential conveyancing manual, and time will be provided for delegate questions.