Flat Leases and Current Issues

An informative course looking at flat leases and the current issues in this field for Conveyancing practitioners.

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Course Overview

Delivered by solicitor Stephen Desmond, this two-part course looks into flat leases and current issues. This session will consider the topics including: • New Builds • Fire Safety in Tower Blocks • Ground Rents • AirBnB Lettings • Shared Ownership Leases • Possession Claims • What the 2019 Edition of the Protocol Says About Leasehold

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinars. This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • To gain a greater understanding of flat leases, current issues and the case law surrounding them.

What is the target audience?

  • Conveyancing practitioners



About Instructor - Stephen Desmond

Stephen Desmond has been delivering training for over 15 years during which time he has delivered more than 1,800 CPD events to lawyers from a variety of backgrounds. Delegates at these events have included practitioners from a variety of size of firms, ranging from sole practitioners to City Solicitors. 

Stephen is a contributing editor to Butterworths Property Law Service, published by Lexis Nexis, writing on the complex law relating to long and short leases.  He writes for the Solicitors Group on the subject of commercial property. 
He has run a university-accredited distance-learning course for aspiring paralegals in the subject of residential conveyancing.

A former practicing Solicitor with several years post-qualification experience, Stephen has represented many business and private clients, including property investors and local authorities.

Course Curriculum

Part One

  • Webinar One
  • Slides
    11 Page

Part Two

  • Webinar Two
  • Slides
    10 Page