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Browse our range of market-leading titles by highly regarded authors in the areas of conveyancing, leases, property and planning law in Scotland.

Conveyancing Practice in Scotland by Ewan Sinclair and Ann Stewart has become the must have text for conveyancers throughout Scotland and we are delighted to announce that the eighth edition will be publishing in 2019.

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Professor McDonald’s Conveyancing Manual

Professor McDonald’s Conveyancing Manual is not only a well-established textbook for LLB and Diploma students but also an essential source of reference for practitioners. Read more


Journal of the Law Society of Scotland ‘… [A] work which, quite simply, every law firm in Scotland will wish to buy.’ Scots Law Times: ‘… Professors Cusine and Rennie are confident guides through the jungle of modern missives.’ As missives become increasingly lengthy and complicated, the need for careful drafting is more important than ever. This established work is an invaluable aid, suggesting model clauses, highlighting areas of potential... Read more

The Requirements of Writing

“The great merit of this book is its practical and straightforward approach.. it should be an obligatory addition to all law firms’ libraries”. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland Read more

Conveyancing Practice in Scotland

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. Read more

Conveyancing 2003

The authors assess the impact of the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003, as well as covering recent cases to do with missives of sale, leases, servitudes, standard securities, encroachment, registration of title, judicial rectification and other matters. Commentary is offered on the Housing Improvement Task Force and on legislation affecting agricultural holdings and crofting. Andrew Steven and Alan Barr from the University of Edinburgh review the Land Reform (Scotland) Act... Read more

Conveyancing Practice in Scotland

Written by lawyers with many years of transactional and mentoring experience, Conveyancing Practice in Scotland is the only practical guide to managing conveyancing transactions in Scotland The eighth edition of this highly regarded text has been updated to cover the many changes to property law and conveyancing practice driven by the Scottish Parliament in recent years. Encompassing both commercial and residential conveyancing, this text covers not just the property law... Read more