Training course

Right to Buy Workshop

23 September 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Eversheds, London

1 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS

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The Right to Buy/Right to Acquire is a complex area of law where those working in the sector frequently work alone. This workshop is aimed at solicitors and RTB/RTA officers, and will provide attendees with the opportunity to explore aspects of the Right to Buy and Right to Acquire at a greater depth and exchange good practice. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to bring their own difficult cases to the group to discuss the options available. The focus of the workshop will be on active learning, collaboration and practical problem solving.

This workshop will cover:

  • The latest on the extension of the RTB to Housing Associations
  • Cost floor level calculations
  • Interpreting and applying exclusions from the RTB/RTA
  • Getting the best price for the properties
  • Latest cases in the Property Tribunal and Courts
  • Reducing fraud
  • Fostering sustainable home ownership
  • Exchange of good practice
  • Discussion of options available for complex cases


This course will contribute to the following aspects of the SRA’s Statement of solicitor competence:

A2 Maintain the level of competence and legal knowledge needed to practice effectively, taking into account changes in their role and/or practice context and developments in the law

A4 Draw on sufficient detailed knowledge and understanding of their field(s) of work and role in order to practice effectively

A5 Apply understanding, critical thinking and analysis to solve problems

B1 Obtain relevant facts

B3 Develop and advise on relevant options, strategies and solutions

B6 Negotiate solutions to clients’ issues

B7 Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions

Right to Buy Workshop

23 September 2019 | 10:00 - 16:00

£215 +VAT

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