The Changing Face of Conveyancing Responsibility
(2015) 5 Property Law Review 109
5 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2019
Date Written: January 29, 2015
In this note we examine two cases, one from Australia, the other from New Zealand, both of which explore the responsibility of legal practitioners engaged as professionals in the buying and selling of land. What will be shown is that the allocation of risk and responsibility is constantly under scrutiny for those involved in the conveyancing process, something which the nascent Australian electronic conveyancing protocols will only heighten.
Keywords: Conveyancing Risk, Transfer of Risk with Automation, Recent New Zealand and Australian Examples, Torrens Automation Issues
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