Learn all aspects of the residential conveyancing transaction to ensure the knowledge and practical skills required in the workplace.
This practical qualification will take you through an entire residential conveyancing transaction from taking instructions to post completion. You will study the land law most relevant to conveyancing, the professional conduct responsibilities of conveyancers and the less common situations that you might encounter such as home rights, insolvency and adverse possession.
The qualification will examine the key forms and processes and it contains useful summaries and checklists that you can use in the workplace.
Risk management is a key skill for conveyancers at any level: the ability to recognise a potential problem and knowing how to react to it is vital for anyone working in a conveyancing department. You will develop skills that will enable you to recognise many of the common risks which will help you become more effective in your role.
Competing this qualification will provide a deeper understanding of the conveyancing process and the risks and pitfalls.
What you'll learn:
- Sources of Law, Capacity to Contract, Client Information
- How to Deduce Title
- Selling Real Property and Breach of Contract
- New Build Developments
- Legal Requirements for Documents
- Home Rights and Property Transactions
- Investigation of Title
- Land Registration
- Secure Tenancies, Powers of Attorney and Sale by Receiver
- Residential Flats - Long Leases
- Adverse Possession, Easements and Covenants
- Borrowing on Real Property
- Short-Term Residential Tenancies
- Insolvency Conveyancing
- Conduct Issues and Professional Negligence
Specialist Paralegal Qualifications courses are:
- Flexible distance learning
- Assessment via 10 practical assignments to be submitted online and an examination
- 18 month registration period
- Most students complete within 6-9 months with 2 - 3 hours’ study per week
Find out more
For an informal discussion on how we may help you, contact the Paralegal team on 0141 225 6700 or email CLTParalegal@law.ac.uk