5 Best Textbooks on Residential and Commercial Conveyancing
A Practical Approach to Commercial Conveyancing and Property by Robert Abbey and Mark Richards: According to amazon.com, this series is perfect for everyone because, “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. Now in its fourth edition, A Practical Approach to Commercial Conveyancing and Property serves as an accessible guide through the complex and diverse area of commercial conveyancing and property. Practical solutions are given to many of the more commonplace difficulties encountered, together with helpful diagrams explaining some of the intricacies involved. Checklists are provided as models of procedure, and easily followed precedent clauses and forms are supplied. This edition has been updated to provide comprehensive coverage of all the legislative changes to commercial property law since the publication of the last edition in February 2006.” There have been certain and significant changes in this new edition that has improved the series in a major way.
Commercial Property 2015 (CLP Legal Practice Guides) by Anne Rodell: This book is a must have for all students of conveyancing and property law. It is even divided into 3 parts which makes it easier for students to study. Reviews state that, “Commercial Property is a thorough and practical introduction to all the main areas of commercial property practice. Part I of the book covers the issues that need to be tackled when considering site acquisitions and includes a detailed examination of the town and country planning requirements. Part II examines principles of commercial leases, highlights the important clauses and gives advice on the termination of a lease. Part III provides an introduction to insolvency and its relevance to property acquisition and the relationship of landlord and tenant.”
Commercial Property Law (Law Textbooks Series) by Alan Moran: “This clear and accessible book covers all aspects of commercial leases, from receipt of instructions to termination. Fully up-to-date with all recent cases relating to the lease-licence distinction, Land Registry requirements, the recent changes to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Pt II and the new regulations for the execution of deeds, its detailed explanation of the underlying principles of this complex area of the law – and their practical application – makes it a valuable text for all students taking undergraduate commercial property options, as well as those taking the LPC and the BVC.” Users have praised the book for its easy language and in-depth analysis of the subject matter.
Conveyancing Residential Property : The Easyway Paperback by Alan Stewart: According to ebay.com “The Easyway Guide to Conveyancing Residential Property is a comprehensive guide to the various processes underpinning the conveyancing of residential property, fully updated to 2016. It is clear and concise, and is ideal for anyone who wishes to buy or sell a property without the use of a solicitor or licensed conveyancer. It can be used by those who want a practical guide or by those who wish to learn more about the processes of conveyancing generally.”
Conveyancing Law for Paralegals and Students by Matome M. Ratiba: According to the books description, “The book Conveyancing Law For Paralegals And Law Students is designed to be an easy-to-read practice guide that covers most of the basic and common conveyancing transactions that are dealt with in a law firm on a daily basis. At a basic practical level it allows conveyancing secretaries to prepare documentation accurately and in accordance with relevant legislation requirements. It also provides trainee or novice conveyancers with a practical and accessible guide. At a theoretical level the book serves an additional purpose of acting as a basic theoretical guide and thereby equipping paralegals and law students with practical skills in the law and procedures relating to conveyancing: that is, the drafting, evaluation and registration of deeds required for the lawful creation and transfer of ownership and other real rights in land.”