The new seventh edition of this title reflects the changes to land registration procedure, electronic signatures and case law and also includes coverage of the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and the Land Registration etc (Scotland) Act 2012.
Written by practising lawyers with many years of transactional experience, this indispensable guide is essential reading for residential and commercial property lawyers of all levels.
Ann is a solicitor in private practice and Head of Knowledge Management at Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP, where she is also a senior professional support lawyer specialising in all aspects of commercial property. In this role, she provides a comprehensive support service to the firm's Scottish commercial property lawyers, including knowledge and resource development, in-house counsel, marketing and business enhancement, and development and delivery of training. Ann's Knowledge Management role involves advising on, devising and implementing strategy for the management, development and delivery of knowledge and information in the firm, and supporting learning and development. Ann is a founder member of the award-winning Property Standardisation Group, co-author of 'Conveyancing Practice in Scotland: 6th edition' and was awarded the Professional Development Certificate in Knowledge Management from the University of Edinburgh in 2012. She is a regular presenter at external webinars and conferences. Euan Sinclair LLB, MBA, LLM, WS Non-practising Solicitor in Scotland and England & Wales Solicitor and Barrister in British Columbia Burness Paull LLP Alumnus
Chapter 1 - The Legal Profession Chapter 2 - The Framework Chapter 3 - New Clients and New Instructions Chapter 4 - The Seller's Preparations Chapter 5 - The Purchaser's Overture Chapter 6 - The Contract Chapter 7 - Searches and Enquiries Chapter 8 - Examination of and Reporting on Title Chapter 9 - Conveying the Property: the Disposition and Other Deeds Chapter 10 - Security Chapter 11 - Settlement and the Final Steps Chapter 12 - The Collapsing Contract Chapter 13 - Tidying Up and Feeing Chapter 14 - Registration of Title