A Practical Approach to Conveyancing

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A Practical Approach to Conveyancing takes a pragmatic, rather than academic, approach to conveyancing. It provides practical solutions to everyday problems encountered by conveyancing practitioners wishing to offer a cost-effective and efficient service.

Written by two leading authorities in the area with over 50 years' combined legal experience, A Practical Approach to Conveyancing offers a detailed and up-to-date exposition of the key principles and procedures underpinning ...

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Overview

A Practical Approach to Conveyancing takes a pragmatic, rather than academic, approach to conveyancing. It provides practical solutions to everyday problems encountered by conveyancing practitioners wishing to offer a cost-effective and efficient service.

Written by two leading authorities in the area with over 50 years' combined legal experience, A Practical Approach to Conveyancing offers a detailed and up-to-date exposition of the key principles and procedures underpinning the conveyancing process. The book provides practical guidance on each stage of commercial and residential conveyances, with realistic sample documentation to help you approach all aspects of a conveyancing transaction with confidence.

Now in its seventeenth edition, this classic text has firmly established itself as a core text supporting LPC students. It is also essential reading for trainee or qualified solicitors, legal executives, or licensed conveyancers.

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Review from previous edition: "This is an excellent text. It provides a superb account of the conveyancing procedures. The useful precedents, practical checklists and key points means that the confusions conveyancing can cause are quickly overcome!""--Student Law Journal 2006

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198735724
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 8/25/2015
  • Series: Practical Approach Series
  • Edition number: 17
  • Pages: 560

Meet the Author

Robert Abbey, Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (previously Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry) and formerly Professor of Legal Education and Practice, University of Westminster,Mark Richards, Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster

Robert Abbey is Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), previously Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry, and formerly Professor of Legal Education and Practice, University of Westminster.

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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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Taking instructions and other initial matters
3. The draft contract
4. Pre-contract searches and enquiries, town and country planning
5. Deduction and investigation of title
6. Preparing for and implementing exchange of contracts; death or insolvency of contracting parties between exchange and completion
7. The purchase deed and mortgage
8. Pre-completion procedures and completion
9. Post-completion procedures: delays and remedies
10. Leaseholds and commonholds
11. New properties
12. Commercial conveyancing
13. Business tenancies and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, Part II
Appendix 1: Additional Chapter
Appendix 2: List of Useful Websites
Appendix 3: The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol
Appendix 4: Standard Conditions of Sale (5th edition) (National Conditions of Sale, 25th edition, Law Society's Conditions of Sale 2011
Apendix 5: The Law Society's Standard Form of Contract
Appendix 6: Example of an Epitome of Title
Appendix 7: Precedent for Conveyance of Part of Unregistered Land
Appendix 8: Completion Infomation and Requisitions on Title
Appendix 9: Specimen Financial or Completion Statements
Appendix 10: Law Society's Code for Completion by Post (2011 edition)
Appendix 11: Standard Commercial Property Conditions (2nd edition)
Appendix 12: The CML Lenders' Handbook for England and Wales PART 1
Appendix 13: Mortgage Deed
Appendix 14: Guide to Completing Prescribed Clauses Text That Must Be Included
Appendix 15: Specimen Land Registry Official Copy Entries and Title Plan

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