Essential Law for Residential Estate Agents

Legislation affecting residential estate agents changes and increases year on year and the implications for not complying can be severe. Keeping abreast of the changes is essential. This session will highlight the changes in the law as well as providing delegates with an insight into all the relevant legislation and obligations. Practical compliance, best practice and problem solving will be a focus throughout. Delegates' understanding of the most important pieces of legislation affecting the profession will be increased to reduce risks and help present a more professional image to the public; which in turn will lead to increased instructions.


Essential Law for Residential Estate Agents

  • London Novotel West - Thursday 3rd December 2015 09:30 - 13:00
    Fully Booked
    Member Price: £85.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £125.00 (+VAT)

The Consumer Protection Regulations course runs after this one - Why not make a day of it and attend both?


  • In-depth look at The Estate Agents Act 1979
  • Acting in the best interests of the client
  • Civil actions against agents and how to guard against them
  • Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act
  • Money Laundering Regulation - OFT requirements
  • Energy Performance Certificates
  • Cancellation of Contracts Regulations
  • Provision of Services Regulations
  • E-commerce Regulations
  • Town & Country Planning Act (Sale Boards)
  • Data Protection Act
  • Equality Act
  • Business Names Act/Companies Act
  • Insight into Trading Standards Officers enforcement of legislation

Delegates will need to arrive approximately 15 minutes before the course commences in order to register attendance.

If the date you would like is fully booked and you would like to be placed onto the waiting list, please email with your name, contact details and how many places you would like; if a place becomes available we will then contact you. Alternatively if we have sufficient interest we will try and arrange an additional date for the course to run. 

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 0845 250 6007 or email

To register your interest in alternative dates and locations for this course please email