Conveyancing Manual 4th edition cover

2018 Scottish Roadshow

John King, Principal Consultant and Gary Donaldson, Head of Product and Innovation will be hosting 8 roadshows across Scotland, to talk about the new edition, what has changed in the industry plus a Q&A session with our experts.

Additional speakers will present at some locations, click ‘book now’ button to view each venue agenda.

Proposed agenda

Intro and welcome

  • Background to the manual
M&B manual topic 1 – Plans

From sasine description to cadastral map

  • Sasine title descriptions – meeting the challenge of land registration
  • Early warning signs – managing the clients’ expectations
  • Fingers crossed – tenements/common parts/shared plots
  • Dealing with problems – from new plan to rectification
  • Voluntary registration – it’s all about the plan
  • KIR – implications for plans reports
  • Development land –getting on the happy path
  • Plans reports – debunking the myth
M&B manual topic 2 – Legal

The land register is not the whole picture

  • Outstanding FR and TP applications – what can go wrong?
  • Re-alignment of rights – should I be worried?
  • PMP – time to worry?
  • Burdens and title conditions – do they really all affect my title?
  • Occupancy and other personal rights – why are these no longer on the register
  • Examination vs title insurance vs reliance on warrandice/warranty/rectification
What’s new in the industry?
  • Overview of property market
  • New products
  • Q&A

Cost include 2 hours CPD, refreshments and a copy of the new manual.


Law Society Scotland,
Atria One, 144 Morrison St,
Edinburgh EH3 8EX

8th June
08.30 to 12.00 hrs
£66.00 (inc VAT)


Jurys Inn,
Millburn Road,
Inverness IV2 3TR

19th June
14.00 to 17.00 hrs
£48.00 (inc VAT)


Jurys Inn,
Union Square, Guild Street,
Aberdeen, AB11 5RG

20th June
08.30 to 11.30 hrs
£66.00 (inc VAT)


Hampton by Hilton Dundee City Centre,
1 Argyllgait,
Dundee DD1 1PZ

20th June
15.00 to 18.00 hrs
£66.00 (inc VAT)


The Golden Lion Hotel,
8-10 King St,
Stirling FK8 1DQ

26th June
14.00 to 17.00 hrs
£48.00 (inc VAT)


DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central,
Cambridge Street,
Glasgow, G2 3HN

27th June
14.00 to 17.00 hrs
£66.00 (inc VAT)


Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club,
English St,
Dumfries DG1 2DF

28th June
08.30 to 11.30 hrs
£48.00 (inc VAT)


The Townhouse Hotel,
Market Square,
Melrose TD6 9PQ

28th June
15.00 to 18.00 hrs
£48.00 (inc VAT)

For further details email