Conveyancing Handbook

Russell Hewitson (Editor), Frances Silverman (Editor), Anne Rodell (Editor)

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The Conveyancing Handbook has been a trusted first port of call for thousands of practitioners for over 29 years. This year’s edition has been extensively updated to include the latest guidance on good practice in conveyancing and is a crucial resource for answering queries arising from day-to-day property transactions.

The 29th edition includes new and updated guidance on:

the Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Act 2021;
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;
money laundering reforms and the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022; and

This new edition also includes a thorough revision of the chapters on electronic conveyancing, energy performance of buildings and registration of title.

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

Appendices include Law Society protocol, codes and formulae and other Law Society practice information, including revised COVID-19 industry guidance.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThe Law Society
Number of pages1432
ISBN (Electronic)9781784462185
ISBN (Print)9781784461959
Publication statusPublished - 3 Oct 2022


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