Important Law for Residential Estate Agents

Residential estate agents are subject to laws which they must understand.  Getting it wrong can have severe implications and be costly and damaging to your business and brand.  Understanding and applying the requirements of the law are essential.

This course explains the law and requirements and then helps you to know how to be compliant.  


Important Law For Residential Estate Agents

  • Crowne Plaza NEC - Tuesday 28th March 2017 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £240.00 (+VAT)
  • Manchester exact venue TBC - Wednesday 20th September 2017 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £240.00 (+VAT)
  • London exact venue TBC - Tuesday 5th December 2017 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £175.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £240.00 (+VAT)

Course Topics

  • The legal structures of a business;
  • The Estate Agents Act 1979;
  • Consumer law including Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act;
  • Cancellation of Contracts Regulations;
  • Provision of Services Regulations;
  • E-commerce Regulations;
  • Data Protection Act;
  • Anti-Money Laundering Regulations;
  • Town & Country Planning Act (Sale Boards);
  • Equality Act;
  • Energy Performance Certificates;
  • Acting in the Clients’ best interests;
  • Civil law suits  and how to guard against them.

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

Please ensure that CPD certificates are collected at the end of the course.  Reprints will not be issued.

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 01926 417 787 or email

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

Meet Your Trainer

Simon Stone, NAEA Trainer

Simon Stone

Simon Stone is a solicitor and senior partner of a practice based in Milton Keynes. With nearly thirty years' experience,

Simon has held senior roles in the title insurance industry and in High Street and volume conveyancing companies, and has trained others and taught law both in the UK and India.


"I really enjoyed it. It was easy listening and to understand. The information covered was brilliant. Simon was brilliant with a great tone of voice and I would come back in a flash."

Jess Boughton

"Informative, practical, easy to undersatnd and interesting - thank you!"

Victoria Chamberlain

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