Advanced Conveyancing Topics for Paralegals and Legal Support Staff 2017


Course Date: June 15, 2017

Total: 5h 40min

Welcome and Introduction

Property Transfer Tax

Raluca Dogaru — Policy and Legislative Analyst, Property Taxation Branch, Ministry of Finance, Victoria
Emily Lewis PTT Audit and Compliance Manager, Property Taxation Branch, Ministry of Finance, Victoria

S. 116 Non-Resident Vendor

Lee M. Sawatzky — Rosberg Sawatzky LLP, Langley

Developer's Perspective

Robert M. Goodrich — Clark Wilson LLP, Vancouver

Networking Break

Assignment of Purchase Contract

Dick H.K. Chan — Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, Coquitlam

Residential Real Estate — Practice Pitfalls

Marlon T. Song — Lawyers Insurance Fund, Law Society of BC, Vancouver

Lunch

Private Mortgages and Title Insurance

Timothy J. Lack — Lunny Atmore LLP, Vancouver
Colleen Read — Senior Conveyancer, Spagnuolo & Company Real Estate Lawyers, Coquitlam

Most Frequent LTO Defect Reasons and Project ACE Overview 

Tim Jowett — Deputy Registrar of Land Titles, Land Title Survey Authority of BC, New Westminster

Quality Verification/Truing Up/Protocol

Bob C. Starkell — Bob C. Starkell Law Corporation, Vancouver

Networking Break

The Collapsing Deal

Lisa Niro — Bell Alliance, Lawyers & Notaries Public, Vancouver

Miscellaneous Practice Points

Robert F. Halifax — Cobbett & Cotton Law Corporation

Closing Questions and Comments