Property Law Handbook 2012-2013

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OUP Oxford, Aug 9, 2012 - Law - 392 pages
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The Property Law Handbook is the ideal companion to guide you through the conveyancing process. Drawing on the authors' considerable experience in legal practice, and suitable for use on courses with either a residential or a commercial conveyancing focus, the book combines lively and accessible explanations of often complex processes with highly practical guidance on how to approach each stage of a conveyancing transation in practice. The pragmatic nature of the book is enhanced through the use of realistic case studies throughout, fully supported by online sample documentation, introducing the reader to the forms and documents likely to be encountered in practice and encouraging students to develop the essential practical skills they will rely on throughout their legal career. Diagrams, flowcharts and examples are used to clearly highlight and explain complex legal processes while summaries of key points, located at the end of chapters, provide a useful checklist of salient points covered in each topic. Professional conduct points are highlighted throughout equipping the reader with a sound understanding of the common pitfalls which should be avoided in practice. Additional study is also provided by self-test and short revision questions, located at the end of chapters and clearly divided into residential and commercial conveyancing, offering the reader the perfect opportunity to test their understanding of a topic and identify any gaps in learning where further study is required. Online Resources Student Multiple choice questions Case study documentation Specimen forms Guide to completing prescribed clauses in leases Problem questions and answer guidance Interactive timelines Web chapter A: commonhold Lists of wider reading and websites for further information Lecturer Figures from the book

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Robert Abbey is Professor of Legal Education and Practice at the University of Westminster and a Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry. He is also a former Chief External Examiner in Property Law and Practice for the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Mark Richards is a Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He was previously a partner in a central London solicitors' firm specializing in all aspects of property law.

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