Important Law for Residential Estate Agents

Estate agents must fully understand the laws which govern their businesses and how to apply them in practice. The consequences of non-compliance can have severe implications, damaging a business and its reputation.

With legislation changing all the time, it is even more important for agents to stay up to date in order to avoid any penalties. This course helps attendees to understand how they can remain compliant, explaining important areas such as the legal structures of a business, The Estate Agents Act 1979 and consumer law (including the Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress Act.)


Estate agents who are new to the industry and require an understanding of how to apply important legislation, or those requiring a refresher course.


  • 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 lawsuits and how to guard against them.


Important Law For Residential Estate Agents

  • Manchester - Venue TBC - Wednesday 20th November 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)
  • London - Venue TBC - Tuesday 26th November 2019 09:15 - 16:30
    Spaces available
    Member Price: £179.00 (+VAT)
    Non-member price: £255.00 (+VAT)

What do the delegates think?

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

Victoria Chamberlain

"Been with Simon Stone before - excellent communicator and extremely informative. Explains everything well with examples from everyday life."

Iwan Williams

"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

"Another Great Course. Keep them coming. This is the only way for estate agents to keep ahead in a very fast-moving industry."

Angelo Piccirillo

Waiting list

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. 

In-house training

This course is also available in-house. For more information on this please contact the Courses department on 01926 417 787 or email

Alternative dates or locations

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


Level: Intermediate
CPD: 7 hours

face to face

Face to Face

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.

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Non-members: £255+VAT

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