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 including Doleman v Shaw (2009), Clarence House v National Westminster Bank plc (2009), Coventry v Lawrence (2014), Humber Oil v Associated British Ports (2011), and Pillar Denton v Jervis (2014). 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.
Robert Abbey is Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). He is a former Deputy Adjudicator to HM Land Registry and Professor of Legal Education and Practice at the University of Westminster. He was formerly a partner in a central London solicitors firm specialising in all aspects of commercial conveyancing and property law. Mark Richards is a Solicitor and Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster. He was formerly a partner in a central London solicitors firm specializing in all aspects of commercial conveyancing and property law.