Seminars Overview

Doug Stevens has been conducting a monthly series of (invitation only) Seminars for 1st and 2nd year real estate graduates at West End (London) based retail orientated practices.

The Seminars are informal one hour sessions covering in relatively brief detail a range of property topics.  They are not part of any formal training or CPD programme and are conducted on a voluntary basis by Doug.

The attached notes are for the benefit of the attendees of the Seminars and are not for wider distribution.

Seminar Topics

List of Seminar Topics

Seminar Notes

Monday 20th October 2014                   SEMINAR 1 - Measurement 

                                                                 SEMINAR 2 - Zoned & Overall Methods of Valuation

Monday 17th November 2014                SEMINAR 3 - Use Classes Order

                                                                 SEMINAR 4 - Convenience Stores 

Monday 15th December 2014                SEMINAR 5 - Impact of Fire Regulations & Impact of DDA on Property 

                                                                 SEMINAR 6 - Competition Act

Monday 19th January 2015                   SEMINAR 7 - Understanding Rent Review Clauses

Monday 16th February 2015                  SEMINAR 8 - Understanding Commercial Lease Clauses

Monday 23rd March 2015                      SEMINAR 9 - Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 Part 2

Monday 18th May 2015                         SEMINAR 10 - L & T Act 1954 S.30 (f) | Grounds of Opposition | PACT

Monday 15th June 2014                        SEMINAR 11 - Agency

Monday 20th July 2015                         SEMINAR 12 - Alienation

Thursday 24th August 2015                  SEMINAR 13 - Accounts

Sunday 14th September 2015               SEMINAR 14 - Q & A 

 

- Conflicts

- Code of Measuring Practice

- GPDO's

- L&T Act 1954

- Purple Book

- Sunday Trading Act

- Rating 

- ADR

Monday 19th October 2015                    SEMINAR 15 - Q & A

 

- AGA's

- Time of Essence

- L&T Act Section 30

-DDA / Equalities Act

- Security of Tenure

- Exclusivities

- Vacant Possession

Monday 23rd November 2015                  SEMINAR 16 - How to Get the Best Out of Third Party Referrals

Monday 21st December 2015                   SEMINAR 17 - Allowances for Physical Features and Onerous Lease Clauses in Rent Reviews

Monday 18th January 2016                      SEMINAR 18 - Inspecting Commercial Property – The Art and The Science by Keith Whale of GCW

Monday 22nd February 2016                    SEMINAR 19 - Rating Valuation and Q&A

                                                                   - What changes are proposed to Sunday Trading Hours?

                                                                   - Will a court make a tenant take a 10 year lease when they only want a 5 year lease?

                                                                   - Are pre-packs fair?

Monday 14th March 2016                         SEMINAR 20 - Service Charges & Headline Rents

Monday 11th April 2016                            SEMINAR 21 - Q & A

                                                                   - Caveat Emptor

                                                                   - Double-Dipping

                                                                   - IPMS (Offices)

                                                                   - Purple Book

                                                                   - S. 106 & CIL

 

Monday 16th May 2016                            SEMINAR 22 - Rent Review Clauses

Monday 25th July 2016                            SEMINAR 23 - Lease Renewals

Monday 22nd August 2016                      SEMINAR 24 - Assigning a Lease & Underletting a Lease

Monday 19th September 2016                 SEMINAR 25 - Q & A

                                                                   - Conflict of Interest

                                                                   - Brexit - Impacts on property sector

                                                                   - ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution)

                                                                   - RICS/IPMS (Measuring Codes)

                                                                   - GPDO's (General Permitted Development Orders)

                                                                   - RICS Real Estate & Brokerage Guidance 3rd Edition August 2016

                                                                   - Methods of Sale (Statutes & Regulations)

Monday 17th October 2016                     SEMINAR 26 - Arbitration & Independent Expert

Monday 21st November 2016                  SEMINAR 27 - Valuing Large Stores

Monday 19th December 2016                 SEMINAR 28 - Apprentice Style Quiz on Range of Property Issues

Monday 23rd January 2017                    SEMINAR 29 - Rent Review Clauses