Top 5 Textbooks for Conveyancing Students
A good textbook will never lose its value. For conveyancing students it is important to have books that are easy to read, straightforward, and contains all the crucial information. This list compiles 5 of the best conveyancing books for students.
- The Process of Conveyancing: A Straightforward Guide (Revised edition) By: Frances James : A comprehensive guide to the various processes underpinning the conveyancing of residential property. Clear and concise, it is ideal for anyone who wishes to buy or sell a property without the use of a solicitor or licensed conveyancer. It covers all the basics and helps you understand the major concepts of conveyancing. It is a simple guide that will walk you through the process of conveyancing, enabling you to get a hands-on approach to the subject.
- A Practical Approach to Commercial Conveyancing and Property (A Practical Approach 5th Revised edition) By: Robert Abbey and Mark Richards: According to amazon.com- “Commercial conveyancing and property is a complex and diverse area with many potential pitfalls. Equally, new developments in case law and legislation have caused major change for those working in the discipline. A Practical Approach to Commercial Conveyancing and Property provides a comprehensive, single-volume guide to the law and procedure of commercial property as well as the realities of working with commercial clients. Praised for its accessible and practical approach, it includes practical solutions to common difficulties, checklists, drafting tips, and helpful diagrams to guide practitioners and students alike through the intricacies of the field. Written by a well-established and respected author team, this fifth edition has been fully updated with the very latest developments in this area, including changes to taxation and Land Registry practice; increasing problems such as environmental issues; the reform of the law relating to distress; the RICS 2014 Code of Practice on Service Charges in Commercial Property; updated CPSE enquiries; enhanced coverage of property development; and significant new case law. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promotes clarity and ease of understanding.”
- Property Law Statutes 2012-2013 (Routledge Student Statutes 4th Revised edition) By: Russell Hewitson: ‘Focused content, layout and price – Routledge competes and wins in relation to all of these factors. It is said to be the best value and best format books on the market. Routledge Student Statutes present all the legislation students need in one easy-to-use volume. Developed in response to feedback from lecturers and students, this book offers a fully up-to-date, comprehensive, and clearly presented collection of legislation – ideal for LLB and GDL course and exam use.” Routledge Student Statutes are exam friendly and tailored to fit certain courses.
- The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer By: Gerwyn Griffiths and Prof. Martin Dixon: The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer has long been recognised as the most authoritative journal specialising in the law and practice of conveyancing and allied topics. It features the Conveyancer’s Notebook, news of events and developments affecting property and conveyancing and precedents Editor’s Notes which includes changes in law and practice affecting drafting of conveyancing forms. Reports of recent judicial decisions. The latest tax issues affecting property and conveyancing. Moreover, it also features in-depth articles and publication reviews.
- Practice Notes on Conveyancing (Practice Notes) By: Ross Coates and Nicholas Attwell: ‘The basic essentials of the conveyancing transaction are of long standing, but recent years have seen many developments, which this book incorporates. As the legal profession has endeavoured to adapt to commercial pressures, so the art and practice of conveyancing has had to respond to the realities of modern day life. This new edition represents a more comprehensive contribution to the art and practice of conveyancing. It looks at the task through the eyes of someone in business as a conveyancer and the challenges and opportunities that it provides. It aims to tame its market as a training handbook, which is quick and easy to read and to assimilate.’