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5th Edition
Practice Area:  Conveyancing
ISBN:  9780414032545
Published by:  W. Green
Publication Date:  24 Aug 2018
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Hardback
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This new edition of Gretton and Reid’s Conveyancing has been fully updated and revised to take account of the many changes in law and practice since the last edition in 2011. Produced with the realities of practice in mind, this well-established guide to the law is at once detailed and extensive in its material while remaining thoroughly accessible.


1. About Conveyancing
2. The Conveyancing Transaction
3. Missives I: Making the Contract
4. Missives II: Content
5. Missives III: Breach of Contract
6. Good and Marketable Title
7. Examination of Title
8. Registration
9. Searches, Reports, and Letters of Obligation
10. Matrimonial Homes, Family Homes, and Homes in Co-ownership
11. Dispositions
12. Descriptions
13. Title Conditions
14. Tenements, Housing Estates, and Other Communities
15. Community Burdens and the Development Management Scheme
16. Variation and Discharge by the Lands Tribunal
17. Execution of Deeds
18. Stamp Duty Land Tax
19. Warrandice and Post-Settlement Claims
20. Judicial Rectification of Documents
21. Home Loans
22. Heritable Security
23. Assignations
24. Unregistered Holders
25. Trusts and Executries
26. Destinations
27. Partnerships
28. Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
29. Insolvency
30. New Houses, and the Right to Buy


Professor George L Gretton is Lord President Reid Professor of Law, University of Edinburgh

Professor Kenneth G C Reid is a Professor of Scots Law at the University of Edinburgh


“No solicitor’s firm should be without at least one copy of this book. It is to be
much recommended”

- Robert Rennie (of the previous edition)


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