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Conveyancing and Practice Management Seminar

September 16, 2021
Institute of Professional Legal Studies
14:00 - 17:00

Topical Conveyancing Issues and Solutions

Conveyancing and Practice Management Seminar

This is the fifth annual three hour Conveyancing CPD event. This has proved to be a very popular event and early booking is recommended.

As well as providing updates on recent conveyancing decisions and practice directions (and the practical implications these may have for your practice), the seminar will concentrate on conveyancing during the Coronavirus Pandemic and in particular;

  • the experience for solicitors and how they have adapted to the new working landscape;
  • the use of electronic signatures and some recent developments in England and Wales.

 And dealing with defective titles, in particular:

  • The pros and cons of title insurance and how best to utilise this solution;
  • When and how one might seek deeds of rectification;
  • The development of a model lease appropriate for use in the sale of apartments.


Speakers:      Mr Simon Murray, Mrs Ruth Craig and Mr Stuart Harper

Simon Murray

Simon is a partner in Murray Kelly Moore Solicitors and has extensive experience in domestic and commercial conveyancing.  He was a member of the Council of the Law Society and is currently a member of the Law Society Conveyancing and Property Committee.  He was chairman for four years of the Professional Indemnity and Risk Management committee.


Ruth Craig

Ruth practiced as a solicitor before coming to the Institute where she teaches Property Law and Practice.  She is a senior lecturer at IPLS.  She was consultant editor of ‘Residential Property Law in Northern Ireland’ and is a contributing editor to the Law Society’s ‘Folio’ periodical.


Stuart Harper

Stuart started his career in private practice in a general practice firm gaining experience in residential and commercial property, after ten years he moved to the Co-Ownership Housing Association as a Senior Legal Adviser where he spent seven years.  He has recently been appointed as a permanent, full time lecturer at the Institute.  He currently sits as a member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Conveyancing and Property Committee.


3 CPD hours will be awarded for attendance at this seminar.  These hours will meet the three hour compulsory conveyancing CPD requirement for conveyancing solicitors and also the compulsory practice management CPD requirement.


Download brochure - Please note the change in time from the brochure. Due to the fantastic response we have received, we only have spaces remaining on our afternoon session from 2pm - 5pm.


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Event Organiser Details
Name Clodagh McMorrow
Phone 028 9097 5699