CPSEs and the Searches for Commercial Property

CPSEs and the Searches for Commercial Property

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Course Overview

The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSE) are the industry-standard pre-contract enquiries for commercial property transactions. CPSE comprise a range of requirements that buyers, and those acting on behalf of those investigating a property, may feel it is appropriate raise to better understand the property. In turn, a thorough set of replies can speed up the completion of a commercial property transaction for both the practitioner and the client.

During this bite-size webinar, Hannah Mackinlay will provide viewers with practical guidance on what CPSEs are, which ones to use depending on the circumstances and how to fill them in correctly. Consideration will also be given to why it is important that both parties in a transaction deal with CPSEs properly.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 – 1 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of, and feel confident when advising clients regarding this CPSEs
  • • Be familiar with environmental searches and other types of searches and enquiries

What is the target audience?

  • Commercial property practitioners


About Instructor - Hannah Mackinlay

Hannah Mackinlay qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and has worked at a senior level for major firms such as Pinsents and Shoosmiths, and also local authorities. As well as acting for major landowners, local authorities, development agencies, national house builders, banks, building societies and PLCs, she has also dealt with the rank and file high street commercial leases and small developer. In 1995 she obtained a Masters Degree in Environmental Law and for a while specialised in the area of contaminated land issues and Waste Management. She was a member of the National Council of the UK Environmental Law Association. Since 2003 she has focussed on CPD training to the profession and has lectured widely on the subject of residential and commercial property, property development, overage, and Stamp Duty Land Tax and recently set up www.propertylaw.guru  as a resource centre for conveyancers.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinars


  • Notes
    5 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page


  • Price
  • £ 60