Issues With Newbuilds in the Current Climate – With Richard Snape

During this Lockdown period, LawSure has been pleased to offer free CPD video conferences to its clients – which have proved very popular.

Richard Snape, a leading speaker on all things conveyancing, has been covering a range of topics – including issues with newbuilds in the current climate.

The current climate poses some unique issues for the conveyancing industry.  In this briefing, Richard discussed topical issues arising from the purchase of new builds in the current climate.

Some of the topics addressed include:

  • Estate rent charges – latest updates
  • Extended completion dates, including problems down the chain due to Coronavirus
  • Planning issues
  • Guarantees and architects’ certificates


For those of our clients who would like to listen to the one hour conference, you can listen to the recording here:

Notes are available to accompany the briefing and are available by emailing

Richard Snape

Richard Snape