from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An attorney who passes transfer of immovable property from one party to another.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose business is to draw up conveyances of property, as deeds, mortgages, leases, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is engaged in the business of conveyancing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a lawyer who specializes in the business of conveying properties


conveyance +‎ -er (Wiktionary)


  • 'Why, by business he is what is called a conveyancer; that is to say, he is a lawyer by inspiration.'

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  • Accompanying him in this is Browne as a jovial, if slightly dodgy "conveyancer", a procurer of rare, or in fact any, items.

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  • However, if there is a mortgage on the flat and/or your home, the lender is likely to insist you use a professional conveyancer to carry out the transfer of ownership.

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  • He gave the chief conveyancer his most charming smile, and vanished as quickly as a pricked bubble.

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  • Poised to plead an emergency—the chief conveyancer would talk all day—Carmine propped.

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  • “Ebenezer Curzon had owned and farmed fifty acres of Carew,” said the chief conveyancer to Carmine, delighted to have a captive audience.

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  • Faced with such a situation, it pays to let a solicitor or licensed conveyancer take care of all the legal and administrative work associated with buying a house.

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  • Afternoon, weather cleared, S-H called upon Richard Halpern, conveyancer, regarding lease of property in Mount Street.

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  • Id just started with the firm as a junior conveyancer, but I remember the sale.

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  • [Return to the letter] 2 Robert Skynner was a conveyancer, whose home address was 42 Mortimer Street, Cavendish Square (Letters, ii. 90n3).

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