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Conveyancing Handbook


£99.95


Conveyancing and property


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21 September 2018


The Law Society


9781784461065


Hardback
234 x 156 mm
1,504 pages

Conveyancing Handbook
25th edition

General Editor: Generel Editor Frances Silverman Consultant Editors: Russell Hewitson and Anne Rodel: Frances Silverman

Overview

Also Available in EPUB.

This year's 25th anniversary edition of the Law Society's Conveyancing Handbook has been extensively updated to present the latest guidance on good practice in residential conveyancing and is a crucial resource for answering queries arising from day-to-day transactions.

Featuring new chapters on the recent introduction of Welsh land transaction tax, guidance on mobile homes, as well as revised and updated chapters on recent changes to SDLT and Money Laundering Regulations, these features have made the Conveyancing Handbook a trusted first port of call for thousands of practitioners.

The handbook is revised annually by a team of experts, directed by an editorial board and edited by Frances Silverman.

The 25th edition includes new or updated guidance on:

  • Welsh Land Transaction Tax – new chapter
  • mobile homes – new chapter
  • changes to SDLT including higher rate and changes to tax relief
  • revisions to the Standard Conditions of Sale and Standard Commercial Property Conditions
  • the latest guidance from HM Land Registry, including the new Guide 67 on confirming identity and Guide 78 on overseas companies and limited liability partnerships
  • searches, including new guidance on coal and brine searches
  • Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 and the LSAG guidance
  • latest advice from the Law Society and HM Land Registry on property fraud
  • new office leases
  • leaseholds.

In association with First Title.


Contents

A. Preliminary matters; B. Pre-exchange; C. Exchange; D. Title; E. Pre-completion; F. Completion; G. Post-completion; H. Lenders; I. New properties; J. Sales of part; K. Leaseholds; L. Commonhold; M. Delay and remedies; N. Costs; Appendix.

About the General Editor: Generel Editor Frances Silverman Consultant Editors: Russell Hewitson and Anne Rodel

About the general editor

Frances Silverman is a solicitor and formerly a reader at the College of Law (now the University of Law). She is author of Standard Conditions of Sale: A Conveyancer’s Guide and co-author of the Law). She is author of Standard Conditions of Sale: A Conveyancer’s Guide and co-author of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Checklists. Frances sits as a fee paid employment judge and as a judge in the First Tier Property Tribunal and is a founder member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses.