Conveyancing work means legal work carried out in connection with any transaction that creates, varies, transfers, conveys or extinguishes a legal or equitable interest in any real or personal property, such as, for example, any of the following transactions:
- The sale of a freehold interest in land.
- The creation, sale or assignment of a leasehold interest in land.
- The grant of a mortgage or other charge.
Without limiting the above definition, conveyancing work includes:
- Legal work involved in preparing any document (such as an agreement, conveyance, transfer, lease or mortgage) that is necessary to give effect to a transaction.
- Legal work (such as the giving of advice or the preparation, perusal, exchange or registration of documents) that is consequential or ancillary to a transaction.
- Any other legal work that is prescribed by the regulations as constituting conveyancing work for the purposes of the Conveyancing Act.