Commercial Property CPD - Overview
Generally speaking, a commercial property is a property that is used for business and not residential purposes.
Commercial Property Law governs the procedures that a solicitor must follow and clearly outlines the positions of the buyer and seller during the process of selling or acquiring a commercial property or land. Commercial property law regulates the rights of the purchaser and seller during the transaction and can save both parties time and money.
This area of law is constantly evolving and reacting to new case decisions. Lawyers practising in the area of commercial property law need to be constantly updated regarding new legislation and how these changes affect all parties during a commercial property transaction.
Commercial Property Law CPD courses provide lawyers with the needed knowledge and skills update as well as satisfy the SRA and Bar Standards Board CPD training hour requirements for solicitors and barristers in the UK. CPD hours can be earned by undertaking all types of courses such as webinars, conferences, seminars and courses.
Commercial Property Law CPD Courses
Below is a list of commercial property law events that can earn you CPD hours:
What's New in Commercial Property? – Webinar
This webinar lasts for an hour and 30 minutes and earns you one and a half CPD hours.
It covers the main recent changes in commercial property law and will include a look at commercial leases. Practitioners will benefit from being up to date in the key areas of commercial property law. The specified course content below is subject to minor changes to reflect current additions and/or developments.
This webinar looks at such topics as:
• lenders selling
• buying subject to easements, and
• the issues of landlords being aware of the potential issues relating to guarantors
Periodic and business tenancies as well as commercial leasing and interim rent are also examined along the various exclusion clauses used for misrepresentation. It also looks closely at how one can object to renewal using LTA 1954.
Agreements for Lease - Classroom
This venue-based course starts at 10:00 and finishes at 16:45 hours. It is available at various venues across the UK and earns you five CPD hours.
The course examines a number of practical considerations pertaining to an agreement for lease and includes the circumstances which necessitate an agreement for lease. It also looks at:
• SDLT and insurance
• common conditions
• drafting, and
• a number of other important issues
This class offers guidance on when an Agreement for Lease is required, landlord consent, rent and measurement. Other topics discussed include building obligations, planning and the surrender of a current lease as well as tax consequences and capital contributions. The Construction Industry Deduction Scheme is also covered along with Insurance and SDLT.
Buying and Selling Agricultural Property Conference 2012
Buying and selling rural land has its own specific challenges, so whether you are representing a client involved in farming or equestrian business or an individual landowner wanting to live in the countryside full-time, you will always need to keep abreast of the laws governing such transactions.
This conference combines the knowledge of a number of experts in this field to cover the latest law and practice. It comprises of a number of different areas of commercial law such as how to effective handle agricultural property in terms of the law regarding planning, sales and purchases as well as how the Single Payment Scheme can affect them.
The issues of planning and taxes are a dominant feature of this course along with options and overage agreements, rights of way and the buying and selling of property which has issues related to public access. It also provides guidance on how best to structure purchases to minimise tax.
You will earn six CPD hours for attending this conference.
CPD Training Providers
Looking for the right Commercial Property CPD course provider in the UK can be very time consuming and even frustrating as you try to balance on and offline courses from various from various providers. Speaking to a course advisor about CPD courses can make the process much easier and will offer you details about courses near you.