5 Must-Read Books for Conveyancers and Property Solicitors
Conveyancing is a rather tricky business. It combines both business and legal studies, making it a flexible and ever-changing subject. It is also a difficult subject for those studying it as it involves lengthy procedures and clauses and covers a wide range of topics to study. However, certain books can and will make things much easier. They usually highlight the most important aspects of the business and explain tough topics with simplicity and clarity. Moreover, many of these are being updated every year so that the latest editions follow the newest laws in effect; or the current business trends. These 5 books are among the best books out there for conveyancing and cover all the basics one needs to know about the subject.
- Understanding National eConveyancing by Peter Rosier:
Understanding National eConveyancing provides an introductory look at the legal and procedural matters underlying a new statutory regime, National eConveyancing. Booktopia says “This book includes a discussion regarding, the legal framework for National Electronic Conveyancing, requirements for participation in National Electronic Conveyancing, Electronic Conveyancing National Law Model participation rules, treatment of Certificates of Title in concurrent electronic and paper conveyancing, the background to e-conveyancing, The platform: PEXA and the benefits and requirements for practitioners. With a comprehensive background and overview by Peter Rosier, followed by a print out of essential National eConveyancing legislation, Participation and Operating Rules for electronic conveyancing, this text is an indispensable reference for anyone affected by these changes. This book is designed to help those who will find it of greatest benefit to understand the system, the legal framework and how it works in practice. It is a comprehensive overview of the new eConveyancing regime, which enables you to gain an understanding of the fundamental concepts and processes.”
- House Buying, Selling and Conveyancing by Joseph Bradshaw
In this book, Joseph Bradshaw and Georgia Bedworth explain, step-by-step, just how straightforward the whole process of house buying, selling and conveyancing can be. Especially helpful for student and new conveyancers, this text explains everything about the conveyancing process in the simplest language possible. It gives you all the details you need to know about the legal aspects of any property transaction and is even helpful for those who wish to do their own conveyancing.
- Conveyancing Protocol by the Law Society:
This is an immense help to all parties who are in any way involved in residential conveyancing, especially those solicitors firms which are members of the Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) which indeed all conveyancing solicitors are encouraged to join. Designed to bring structure and clarity to communication in residential property transactions, it focuses not only on the ‘solicitor-to-solicitor contact’, but on the relationships with others involved: estate agents, surveyors, mortgage brokers and most importantly buyers, sellers and lenders. It explains the steps that must be followed on the sometimes rocky path to the exchange of contracts and the completion of the transaction, with a view to reducing delays. This book is a must have for all conveyancing practitioners.
- Principles Of Property Law by Bruce H. Ziff:
This book is an all-inclusive text that tackles the legal aspects of any conveyancing transaction. This publication is designed to reflect the diverse and changing face of property law. This book lays the foundation for property-related areas including real estate conveyancing and land registration, landlord and tenant law, estate planning and succession, trusts, equity and restitution; aboriginal rights; bailments and mortgage remedies. It is also one of the leading texts on property laws in North America.
- Conveyancing Quality Scheme Toolkit by The Law Society:
The Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the quality standard for residential conveyancers. Accreditation under the scheme provides assurance to lenders, insurers, consumers and clients.
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme Toolkit will help your practice comply with the core practice management standards that must be followed by all practices within the scheme. The new edition includes new anti-bribery and corruption policies as well as new policies for internet use and social media.