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Searches UK firmly believe in providing insightful and informative training sessions and understand that the value which can be achieved through selecting the right course is indisputable. We have teamed up with a number of industry experts, including Groundsure, Landmark, Legal Eye, DevAssist, St Giles, Lexsure and others to ensure we are able to keep our clients up to date and informed about the latest requirements and developments taking place in the conveyancing sector.

Searches UK regularly run interesting and relevant training sessions, live, via webinar, meaning you can take part from the comfort of your office, saving you time and travelling expenses. We are CPD accredited by the SRA and CLC and are also able to offer FREE in-house CPD for your firm.

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Forthcoming Events:

March 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar -Which Residential Report? The right report for the right transaction 06.03.18

The session is highly practical and geared towards understanding the different reports.

We consider the which, when & how of selecting the right reports for the various transactions such that solicitors can manage risk as part of their due diligence and client care processes, as well as discussing how to deal with any issues that may be revealed within the reports.

• Why we do searches – Law Society compliance, avoiding traps and ‘nasty surprises’.
• Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports?
• Which reports to select and when.
• Matching the right reports for the right transaction.

When: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - Planning risks in residential property transactions 13.03.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into planning risks in residential property transactions.

When: Tuesday 13th March 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

April 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar -Managing Flood Risk In Property 04.04.18

Climate scientists predict that the UK will experience much more flooding of the type seen during the winter season of 2013/2014.
There is also a growing realisation that flooding has a significant impact on properties of all types (not just those that flood themselves, but also those in areas where access routes may flood), especially for insurability, business interruption, lending and decrease in value.
This session is designed to provide delegates with an overview of how the various flood risk types can affect a residential/commercial property transaction. Delegates will also learn how they can provide clients with practical information and advice that helps their client to understand the risks and take action to address potential problems.

Programme Content:

• The nature of flood risk – the scale and why it matters to clients.
• The main types of flooding compliance, guidance and the Law Society Flood Risk Practice Note.
• The potential impact on a transaction.
• Current status of insurance –including the Flood Re scheme.
• Flood resistance and resilience.
• Flood data and reports.

When: Wednesday 4th March 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - In Need of Further Assessment? What to do next 10.04.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into further assessments and what to do next.

When: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

May 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Which Commercial Report? The right report for the right transaction 04.04.18

The session is highly practical and is geared towards understanding the different reports.
We consider the which, when & how of selecting the right reports for the various commercial transactions such that solicitors can manage risk as part of their due diligence and client care processes, as well as discussing how to deal with any issues that may be revealed within the reports.

Programme content:

• Why we do searches – Law Society compliance.
• Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports?
• Which reports to select and when.
• Matching the right commercial reports for the right transaction.

When: Tuesday 1st May 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - Historical Mapping and why it's important 15.05.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into historical mapping and why it is important.

When: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

June 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Planning Risks In Residential Conveyancing 07.06.18

Nobody wants to buy a property only to find soon afterwards that there is going to be a development or change in infrastructure which could severely affect the use and enjoyment of the property as well as its value.
Solicitors have always carried out local authority, CON 29, searches – but these provide very little information outside of the subject property.

This session provides conveyancers with the latest planning policies and legislation and planning changes and their potential impact on properties. It will also demonstrate how to provide clients with information and advice that will assist in their understanding of planning issues.

Programme content:
  • Understanding planning issues in residential/commercial transactions
  • Planning policy and legislation
  • Planning information available – applications, land use designations.
  • How Landmark planning reports can provide practical information to help you and your clients.
When: Tuesday 7th June 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - Which Commercial report to order and when? 12.06.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into historical mapping and why it is important.

When: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

July 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Mining & Subsidence – Risk, Response and Remedies 03.07.18

Around 6.9 million – 1 in 5 properties – in the UK are at risk of subsidence with 20-25,000 subsidence claims made against insurers in an average year.  This one hour session will provide conveyancers with an overview of subsidence risk and its causes, as well as considering liability, insurance and how delegates can advise their clients of the risks along with the steps to take in order to manage them.

Programme content:

• What is and isn’t subsidence.
• Liabilities and the approach of lenders and insurers.
• Risk assessment measures, and what to do if a risk is discovered.
• Steps that can be taken to reduce those risks.
• Subsidence risk search report information.
• Case studies.

When: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

September 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Highways and Utilities reports: Their use in commercial transactions 04.09.18
Knowing whether a highway has been adopted is an essential part of commercial transactions.
But the format, standard of mapping and turnaround times of local Authority Highways reports offered by different Local Authorities has led Landmark to offer a highly practical Highways report while still using the same data from the Local Authority.

Programme content:

• Designed for Commercial or residential transactions.
• Enquiries in line with the requirements of the leading Property Law firms.
• Provides the answers to questions required by the LPSLG and APSL groups who represent the Top 100 Law firms.
• Takes a polygon and then adds a 250m buffer zone to ensure all data is captured.
• Provides an individual plan and key to provide a clear visual representation of the location of any areas of concern for each question.
• Identifies the location and type of road works along with which utility is responsible.
• Simple summary to easily identify any issues.
• Includes: Local authority data, Highways Agency data, Ordnance Survey data.

When: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - HS2 & Energy Infrastructure - what are the risks? 11.09.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into HS2 &energy infrastructure as well as what the risks are likely to be.

When: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

October 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Which Residential Report? The right report for the right transaction 02.10.18
The session is highly practical and geared towards understanding the different reports.
We consider the which, when & how of selecting the right reports for the various transactions such that solicitors can manage risk as part of their due diligence and client care processes, as well as discussing how to deal with any issues that may be revealed within the reports.

Programme content:

• Why we do searches – Law Society compliance, avoiding traps and ‘nasty surprises’.
• Breakdown the content of the reports – What data & information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports?
• Which reports to select and when.
• Matching the right reports for the right transaction.
When: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - Avista - the Residential all in one, Environmental report 16.10.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into Avista – the residential all in one, environmental report.

When: Tuesday 6th October 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

November 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Managing Flood Risk In Property 06.11.18

Climate scientists predict that the UK will experience much more flooding of the type seen during the winter season of 2013/2014.

There is also a growing realisation that flooding has a significant impact on properties of all types (not just those that flood themselves, but also those in areas where access routes may flood), especially for insurability, business interruption, lending and decrease in value.

This session is designed to provide delegates with an overview of how the various flood risk types can affect a residential/commercial property transaction. Delegates will also learn how they can provide clients with practical information and advice that helps their client to understand the risks and take action to address potential problems.

Programme content:
  • The nature of flood risk – the scale and why it matters to clients.
  • The main types of flooding compliance, guidance and the Law Society Flood Risk Practice Note.
  • The potential impact on a transaction.
  • Current status of insurance –including the Flood Re scheme.
  • Flood resistance and resilience.
  • Flood data and reports.
When: Tuesday 11th December 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

FREE Groundsure Webinar - Which Residential Report? 13.11.18

All conveyancers should have a basic understanding of environmental issues and the legislation behind them, along with how this should be managed in property transactions.

This FREE CPD accredited Groundsure webinar looks into which residential report should be ordered for residential property transactions.

When: Tuesday 13th November 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

December 2018

FREE Landmark Webinar - Which Commercial Report? The right report for the right transaction 11.12.18

The session is highly practical and is geared towards understanding the different commercial reports.

We consider the which, when & how of selecting the right reports for the various commercial transactions such that solicitors can manage risk as part of their due diligence and client care processes, as well as discussing how to deal with any issues that may be revealed within the reports.

• Programme content:Why we do searches – Law Society compliance.
• Breakdown the content of the reports – What information is included within environmental, flood and other risk reports?
• Which reports to select and when.
• Matching the right commercial reports for the right transaction.

When: Tuesday 11th November 2018
Time: 11.00am – midday
Duration: 1 hour

Please click here to register for this webinar.

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