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Conveyancing Handbook

26th Edition
General Editor: Frances Silverman, Consultant Editors: Russell Hewitson and Anne Rodell
Availability: Published

The Conveyancing Handbook has been a trusted first port of call for thousands of practitioners for 26 years. This year’s edition has been extensively updated to include the latest guidance on good practice in residential conveyancing and is a crucial resource for answering queries arising from day-to-day property transactions.

The 26th edition includes new or updated guidance on:

  • Dreamvar and the Code for Completion
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Environmental Issues
  • SDLT and LTT
  • Shared ownership
  • Financial matters
  • Price transparency

Throughout the book reference is made at appropriate points to the SRA Handbook, The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol (2019) and the Standard Conditions of Sale. Appendices include Law Society practice notes and forms, SRA warning notices and extracts from the Code of Conduct 2011 and the Property Selling Rules.


  1. A. Preliminary matters;
  2. B. Pre-exchange;
  3. C. Exchange;
  4. D. Title;
  5. E. Pre-completion
  6. F. Completion;
  7. G. Post-completion;
  8. H. Lenders;
  9. I. New properties;
  10. J. Sales of part
  11. K. Leasehold;
  12. L. Commonhold;
  13. M. Delay and remedies;
  14. N. Costs;
  15. Appendices.




Property and conveyancing


September 2019


The Law Society




1504 Pages