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Conveyancing Handbook (EPUB)

30th edition
General Editor: Frances Silverman, Consultant Editors: Russell Hewitson and Anne Rodell
Availability: Published

This is the EPUB version of the Conveyancing Handbook, 30th edition. It is also available in hardback.

The Conveyancing Handbook has been a trusted first port of call for thousands of practitioners for over 30 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 30th edition includes new and updated guidance on:

  • Building Safety Act 2022, Fire Safety Act 2021, and Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Act 2022
  • money laundering reforms and Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022
  • mortgage fraud
  • impact of Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 on both landlords and tenants
  • changes to legislation on leasehold, ground rents and shorthold tenancies and changes to commonhold
  • indexation of rents and service charges
  • SRA regulatory changes and guidance on undertakings
  • VAT, SDLT and LTT
  • Law Society Practice Note on climate change
  • new Homes Code/New Homes Ombudsman.

This new edition includes a new section on modern auctions.

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 Law Society protocol, codes and formulae; and other Law Society practice information, including revised COVID-19 industry guidance.

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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 the 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 t

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December 2023


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