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conveyancing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
conveyancingcon‧vey‧anc‧ing /kənˈveɪənsɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] British English 🔊 🔊 SCLthe work done, usually by a lawyer, to change the possession of property, especially a house, from one person to anotherconveyancer noun [countable]
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conveyancingThe whole process is called conveyancing.My articles are divided into three eight-month seats in each of company, commercial conveyancing and litigation.Recent figures for conveyancing are not available.The difference in overall cost is in the price of conveyancing.For a small firm of solicitors in a market town, conveyancing has accounted for about half of all fee income.As in unregistered conveyancing, it would avoid argument if this is specifically mentioned in any court order.Inhibitions are rare except for a bankruptcy inhibition, which serves the same purpose as a land charge in unregistered conveyancing.There is here a parallel with conveyancing.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconveyancingcon‧vey‧anc‧ing /kənˈveɪənsɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] LAW the legal work of changing the ownership of land or property from one person or company to anotherIt is possible to do the conveyancing yourself, however it is a complicated process and most people prefer to employ a solicitor.
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