Conveyancing (9th edition)

ISBN : 9780198839521

Gabriel Brennan; Nuala Casey; Sean Brodie; Deirdre Fox; Rachael Hession; Barry Magee; John Murphy
776 ページ
206 x 206 mm
Law Society of Ireland Manuals

Conveyancing is designed for trainee solicitors studying applied land law on the Professional Practice Course in Ireland and will also be of benefit to practitioners. The manual offers complete coverage of all the knowledge needed when practising conveyancing, including the legal concept of property, and the protection, acquisition, and movement of proprietary interests. Featuring sample documentation and precedents illustrating the procedural aspects of conveyancing, this ninth edition has been fully revised to cover legislative changes, new practice directions and developments in property registration. A new sample Contract for Sale is also included in this edition. The principles of conveyancing practice are clearly explained, making the book an essential reference for both trainees and practitioners in the field.


1 Introduction to conveyancing and systems of registration
2 Steps in a conveyancing transaction
3 Ethics
4 Title
5 Investigation of title
6 Contract for sale
7 The family home, the shared home, and cohabiting couples
8 Drafting
9 Mortgages
10 Searches
11 Planning
12 New houses
13 First registration
14 Dealing with registered land
15 Requisitions on title
16 Conveyancing and taxation


Dr. Gabriel Brennan is a solicitor with the Law Society. She is course manager with the Law School for applied land law and senior advisor to the society's eConveyancing Project. She is editor and co-author of the Law Society's Landlord and Tenant Law manual and co-editor and co-author of this and other property law manuals. She is a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Committee, eConveyancing Task Force and the PRA eRegistration Project Board. ; Nuala Casey: BCL (NUI) Nuala is a consultant solicitor with Sheil Solicitor. She has extensive experience in both probate and conveyancing practice. She is a lecturer and tutor on the Law Society professional practice courses on wills, probate, tax planning, conveyancing and landlord and tenant modules. She is co-author of this book, the Law Society's Commercial and Complex Property Transactions ibook and the Wills, Probate and Estates book also published by Oxford University Press. ; Sean Brodie has lectured on the Law Society's VAT and landlord and tenant law modules on the professional practice courses and on the Law Society's diploma in commercial conveyancing. He has also lectured on VAT for the Irish Tax Institute and is co-author of Value Added Tax published by the Irish Tax Institute. He is currently a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he advises on all aspects of VAT. Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers he worked in the office of the Revenue Commissioners. ; Deirdre Fox (BCC LLM) qualified as a solicitor in 1993. She has lectured extensively on conveyancing practice both to students on the Law Society's professional practice courses and to members of the profession. Deirdre has been a member of the Law Society Conveyancing Committee since 1996. In August 2011, Deirdre was appointed by the Minister for Justice and Equality as the Law Society's representative on the Property Registration Authority. ; Dr. Rachael Hession qualified as a solicitor in 1997. She is a course manager on the Law Society's professional practice courses and is a programme manager with Law Society professional training. She is secretary to the Law Society Taxation Committee. She lectures and tutors on the professional practice courses. She is co-editor and co-author of the Law Society Complex Conveyancing manual. She is an associate of the ITI and a member of STEP. She holds a MA in higher education, professional legal education and skills and a doctorate in education. ; Barry Magee qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and initially practised with Maurice E. Veale & Co. Solicitors. He joined the Office of the Chief State Solicitor in 2001 where he worked in the State Property Division. In 2008 he joined the Railway Procurement Agency and he became chairperson of the Refugee Appeals Tribunal in 2013. He is now an associate with McDowell Purcell Solicitors. He has lectured and tutored on the Law Society professional practice courses in conveyancing and landlord and tenant law. ; John Murphy is a solicitor and deputy registrar in the Property Registration Authority (PRA). He has worked in the Land Registry and Registry of Deeds since 1980 and has broad experience in all aspects of registration of title. John lectures on PRA-related matters on the Law Society's professional practice courses and on the professional training program and to various bar associations.