Emmet and Farrand on Title
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Author: Professor Julian Farrand, QC (Hon); Professor Alison Clarke
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Format: Looseleaf
Status: Live on Westlaw UK

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Providing detailed coverage of all aspects of residential and commercial property transactions, Emmet and Farrand on Title:

  • Covers every stage of the conveyancing process in meticulous detail, from enquiries before contract through to completion, and deals with issues such as remedies for breach of contract, mortgages and planning
  • Includes exhaustive documentation on case law, statutory provisions and Land Registry documentation
  • Deals with residential and commercial sales, leasehold transactions and mortgages, and all other issues likely to arise in property transactions
  • Offers advice on remedies following breakdown of property transactions
  • Contains full coverage on home information packs, co-ownership (in the light of the House of Lords decision in Stack v Dowden), unfair relationships jurisdiction for challenging mortgage terms, distress (following the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007), Land Registration (Electronic Conveyancing) Rules 2008 and Legal Services Act 2007
  • Aids problem-solving or clarifying points of law (cited in the High Court decision of United Bank of Kuwait v Sahib where conveyancers ignorant of Emmet and Farrand’s interpretation of the law on equitable charges by deposit were held to be negligent)
  • Provides in-depth practical discussion of the difficulties you might face and their implications
  • Comes with a free bulletin service highlighting imminent changes in the law and providing critical commentary on recent developments