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Conveyancing Handbook

27th edition
General Editor: Frances Silverman, Consultant Editors: Russell Hewitson and Anne Rodell
Availability: Forthcoming

Pre-order before 31 August 2020 and receive £10 off when you use promotion code CON10. Special offer price: £100. Price reverts to the full price of £110 on 1 September 2020. This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer or Law Society Section membership discount.

The Conveyancing Handbook has been a trusted first port of call for thousands of practitioners for 27 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 27th edition includes new and updated guidance on:

  • SRA regulatory changes;
  • money laundering reforms;
  • the Conveyancing Protocol and Code for Completion;
  • HM Land Registry; and
  • VAT.

Throughout the book reference is made at appropriate points to the SRA Standards and Regulations, The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol (2019), the Standard Conditions of Sale and Code for Completion.

Appendices include Solicitors Regulation Authority; Law Society practice notes; Law Society protocol, codes and formulae; Standard conditions; Law Society forms; Law Society practice information; Law Society interest rate; and HM Revenue and Customs.



  1. 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; Appendices.

About the Author

Frances Silverman .is a solicitor and formerly a reader at the University of Law and fee-paid employment judge. She is author of a number of books on conveyancing. Frances sits as a judge in the First-tier Property Tribunal and is a founder member of the Institute of Expert Witnesses.




Property and conveyancing


October 2020


The Law Society




1504 Pages