Property Law Conference 2019

  • When: September 24, 2019 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Where: The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester
  • Summary: The annual MLS Property Law Conference kindly sponsored by Shield Pay
  • Details:

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    Join us for the third annual Property Law Conference looking at the practical implications of drafting though case studies and interactive sessions. Speakers will explore the latest developments and changes in Dilapidations, Tax, insurance and case law. Don’t miss this essential event!

    09:00  Registration and refreshments

    09:30  Opening remarks from the Chair
    Stephen Lintott, BLM and Chair of the Manchester Law Society Property Committee 

    09:35  Case studies and Update: VAT, Capital Allowances and other taxes
    Lisa Wilson and James Greenhalgh, Cowgills

    10:05  Legal Indemnities – Top Tips & Good Practice Guide

    • Providers in the UK market
    • What is title insurance? What does it cover?
    • How are policies taken out?
    • Specific Risk v Unknown Risk cover
    • What policies are used by what type of clients?
    • Claims – case studies / how are claims managed?

    Trevor Barnett, Dual

    10:35  Dilapidations: the Commercial Reality

    • Lifecycle of the claim (PLA Dilapidations Protocol, RICS 7th Edition Guidance Notes)
    • Review of a typical commercial lease and what clauses a dilapidations surveyor would review at lease expiry and how they impact a claim including repair, decoration and reinstatement obligations
    • Case studies
    • The Dilapidations Negotiation Reality

    James Batey, Surveyor, PMP

    11:05  Refreshments and networking

    11:25  Recent developments in property law, to include:

    • Grounds of opposition under section 30 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954
    • Restrictive covenants, building schemes and Section 84 of the Law of Property Act 1925
    • Rights of way and easements
    • Proprietary estoppel
    • Service of notices

    Richard Price, 9 St Johns Street

    12:10  Case Study
    Ben Warman, Locktons

    12:55  Chair’s closing remarks

    13:00         Networking lunch

    Cost to attend:
    MLS Members £75.00 + VAT (£90.00) Non Members £100.00 + VAT (£120.00)

    Book your place online here.

    Alternatively you can book by completing and returning the Property Law Conference booking form

    or email

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