Courses included with Membership

As well as the normal Landlord Law Content, we also have content which is presented in an online course format. 

Those listed here are available to members, although some (those with video content) can only be viewed by  Business Level members.  For example, the checklist series (still in development) which are listed separately here.

If you are a Basic Level member and wish to take one or more of the Business Level member only courses you will need to upgrade to Business Level.  Please contact us if you want to do this.  Or, you may be able to purchase the course in which case you can use your points.

Note that more courses are planned – they will be announced in the News Blog and in the Weekly Bulletin.

To join a course, click the ‘start’ button.  To resume a course which you have already started – come back here again and click ‘continue’.  You will need to be logged in

Business Level members only

Law for Leaseholder Landlords

This online training course consists of film footage of a legal update workshop taken by barrister Robert Brown of Selbourne Chambers on  30 October 2018.  Note that the law has not changed significantly since then so the training is still valid today.We also provide Robert's notes along with links to relevant website resources and blog posts. 
Business Level members only

Houses in Multiple Occupation – Law and Practice

This is a video and text course based on a workshop with solicitor and HMO expert David Smith on 27 March 2019.In the course, David looks at the laws which underpin the HMO regime and gives advice on best practice.
Business level members only

Consumer Law with David Smith (2015)

This online training course consists of film footage of a workshop taken by solicitor David Smith of Anthony Gold solicitors in September 2015.  Although it took place some time ago, most the content is very relevant and it is recommended watching, particularly for letting agents.
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Common law and Statute

'Common law' has several different meanings and is also different from 'statute' or legislation.  This is fundamental to how the English and Welsh legal system works.  This course gives a brief explanation.
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Criminal Law and Civil Law

Criminal law and civil law are two separate systems of law in England and Wales.  This course explains the difference between them.  There is also a section looking at legal personnel.
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Contract Law

Contract law is one of the four fundamental legal topics that form the foundation of our legal system (civil law). Contract law also forms part of tenancy law, so if you understand how it works then this will help you understand tenancy law.  
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Tort (or ‘Civil Wrongs’)

Most non-lawyers have never heard of the word 'tort' but you will find the laws themselves more familiar. They include things like trespass and the law of negligence.
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Trust and Equity

The law of trusts underpins the rules which operate when two people own land (or a tenancy) together and is also important to the law of agency. 
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Land Law

Land law is a rather difficult academic subject and landlords (for example)  don't really need to know a huge amount about it.  This short course will give an introduction to the basics.
Free to all members

Landlord Law Legal Basics – Agency Law

Agency law is a special type of contract law which applies when someone is authorised to create a contract on behalf of another.  You should read the 'Contract law' and 'Trust and Equity' courses before taking this course.