A Practical Approach to Conveyancing

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Oxford University Press, Jun 27, 2019 - Law - 568 pages
Written by two leading authorities in the area with over seventy years' combined legal experience, A Practical Approach to Conveyancing offers a detailed and up-to-date account of the key principles and procedures underpinning the practice of conveyancing. It takes a pragmatic, rather than academic, approach to conveyancing, providing practical solutions to everyday problems encountered by conveyancing practitioners wishing to offer a cost-effective and efficient service. Combining coverage of residential and commercial conveyancing, this book provides highly practical guidance on each stage and is fully supported by sample documentation, enabling the reader to approach all aspects of the conveyancing process with ease and confidence.

Now in its twenty-first edition, this book has firmly established itself as a core text supporting the study of the Legal Practice Course. Fully updated with the latest changes affecting the conveyancing process, this classic text is essential reading for all trainee or qualified solicitors, legal executives, or licensed conveyancers.

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This book is also accompanied by online resources, which include specimen forms, links to useful websites, additional online appendices, interactive conveyancing timelines, and multiple choice questions for students to test their knowledge.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
TAKING INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHER INITIAL MATTERS
50
THE DRAFT CONTRACT
75
PRECONTRACT SEARCHES AND ENQUIRIES TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING 109
109
DEDUCTION AND INVESTIGATION OF TITLE
153
PREPARING FOR AND IMPLEMENTING EXCHANGE OF CONTRACTS
189
THE PURCHASE DEED AND MORTGAGE
216
PRECOMPLETION PROCEDURES AND COMPLETION
248
The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol
452
Standard Conditions of Sale 5th edition2018 revision National Conditions of Sale 25th edition Law Societys Conditions of Sale 2011
453
The Law Societys Standard Form of Contract
464
Example of an Epitome of Title
467
Precedent for Conveyance of Part of Unregistered Land
469
Completion Information and Requisitions on Title
472
Specimen Financial or Completion Statements
473
The Law Societys Code for Completion by Post 2019 edition
478

POSTCOMPLETION PROCEDURES DELAYS AND REMEDIES
282
LEASEHOLDS AND COMMONHOLD
318
NEW PROPERTIES
352
COMMERCIAL CONVEYANCING
367
BUSINESS TENANCIES AND THE LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT 1954 PART II
404
Additional Chapter
449
List of Useful Websites
450
Standard Commercial Property Conditions 3rd edition2018 revision 479
479
The UK Finance Mortgage Lenders Handbook for England and Wales Part 1
480
Mortgage Deed
503
Guide to Completing Prescribed Clauses Text that Must be Included
504
Specimen Land Registry Official Copy Entries and Title Plan
507
Index
511
Copyright

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About the author (2019)


Robert Abbey, Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber); former Professor of Legal Education and Practice, University of Westminster,Mark Richards, Solicitor; Visiting Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster

Robert Abbey is a Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) and former Professor of Legal Education and Practice at the University of Westminster. He is the former Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry, and former Chief External Examiner in property law and practice for the Solicitor's Regulation Authority.


Mark Richards is a Solicitor and Visiting Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He has previous experience as a partner in a central London solicitors' firm specializing in all aspects of property law.

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