Property Law 2015-2016 (8th edition)

ISBN : 9780198737681

Robert Abbey; Mark Richards
384 ページ
208 x 291 mm

Property Law is the perfect companion to guide you through the intricacies of the conveyancing process. Drawing on the authors' considerable experience of legal practice, and suitable for use on courses with either a residential or a commercial conveyancing focus, the book offers lively and accessible explanations of often complex processes. With highly practical guidance on how to approach each stage of a conveyancing transaction in practice, this book is ideal for use as a core text on the Legal Practice Course or as a valuable source of reference where knowledge of the conveyancing process is essential. Online Resources This book is also supported by an Online Resource Centre which includes: Student resources Multiple choice questions Case study documentation Guide to completing prescribed clauses in leases Problem questions and answer guidance Interactive timelines Web chapter A: Commonhold Lists of wider reading and websites for further information Lecturer resources Figures from the book


1. Introduction
2. Important principles of land law
3. An outline of a conveyancing transaction
4. Taking instructions and other initial matters
5. The draft contract
6. Pre-contract searches and enquiries
7. Town and country planning
8. Deducing and investigating title
9. Mortgages
10. Exchange of contracts
11. The purchase deed
12. Pre-completion procedures
13. Completion
14. Post-completion procedures
15. Delays and remedies
16. Leaseholds
17. New properties
18. Commercial conveyancing
19. Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, Pt II
20. Assessment guidance
Appendix 1: Specimen Land Registry Official Copy Entries and the Title Plan
Appendix 2: Standard Conditions of Sale (5th edition) (National Conditions of Sale, 25th edition, Law Society's Conditions of Sale 2011)
Appendix 3: Example Contract for Sale of Residential Property incorporating Standard Conditions of Sale (4th edition)
Appendix 4: Property Information Form
Appendix 5: The Law Society Conveyancing Protocol
Appendix 6: The CML Lenders' Handbook for England and Wales: Part 1
Appendix 7: Law Society's Formulae for exchanging contracts by telephone
Appendix 8: The Law Society's Code for Completion by Post
Appendix 9: TR1
Appendix 10: Additional chapter (online only)


Robert Abbey is former Professor of Legal Education and Practice at the University of Westminster and Judge of the First-tier Tribunal. He is the former Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry, and former Chief External Examiner in property law and practice for the Solicitor's Regulation Authority.; Mark Richards is a Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He was previously a partner in a central London solicitors' firm specializing in all aspects of property law.