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How to manage your environmental risk

This session looks at what questions and tools you have available to help manage environmental risk in residential transactions. Conveyancing has become increasingly more complex as the years have gone on, with more information, more technology, and more tools. How do we make these tools work for you? What factors might you want to take…

The Building Safety Act 2022 and other Post-Grenfell Legislation

Navigating the complexities of the Building Safety Act, which has changed the nature of conveyancing for flats, can be challenging. Richard Snape, Head of Legal Training, Davitt Jones Bould, will join us to look at some of the key issues and other recent statutory changes. Topics covered include: • Building Safety Act 2022 and changes…

Anti-money laundering: Getting it right and making a difference

In 2023, anti-money laundering compliance experienced significant developments and legislative changes, encompassing updates in LSAG guidance and discrepancy reporting, and the handling of 'underground banking' risks. The heightened risks are underscored by the SRA's annual AML report, revealing that 51% of AML risk assessments were either partial or non-compliant. As fraud and money laundering continue…

Navigating a high-risk environment – Cyber Security Essentials

Cyber-attacks on law firms are on the rise.  The SRA’s Risk Outlook report revealed criminals are employing more diverse and aggressive strategies, such as modifying emails, spyware, ransomware and hacking to access legal firm’s systems. Risks and vulnerabilities are at nearly every turn, as every day tasks, from managing emails with sensitive information, to conducting…

10 Good Habits for Conveyancers Dealing with Risk – Claims

Property search and data specialists, tmgroup and IQ Legal Training, are teaming up to deliver a suite of free webinars on the crucial topic of risk management for residential conveyancers, highlighting the key good habits conveyancers should adopt when dealing with fraud, claims and anti-money laundering. Each live webinar lasts one hour and will reveal…

Insurance Distribution Directive – Guidance for Law Firms

From time to time during the conveyancing process, title defects may come to light, or time constraints or delays may force transactions to proceed with no searches or expired searches in place. How legal firms manage these types of risks is paramount. Indemnity insurance policies can be a way to reduce the buyer’s risk while…

How to manage your mining risk

Mining is a major factor requiring searches and risk assessment in residential property transactions today. It not only offers protection to the buyer, but it is often a mandatory requirement of lenders, particularly where the property is located in a known mining area. Navigating mining risk assessments can be tricky or overwhelming as conveyancing has…

10 Good Habits for Conveyancers Dealing with Risk – Anti-Money Laundering

Property search and data specialists, tmgroup and IQ Legal Training, are teaming up to deliver a suite of free webinars on the crucial topic of risk management for residential conveyancers, highlighting the key good habits conveyancers should adopt when dealing with fraud, claims and anti-money laundering. Each live webinar lasts one hour and will reveal…

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