conveyancing

[kuhn-vey-uhn-sing]
noun
the branch of law practice consisting of examining titles, giving opinions as to their validity, and drawing of deeds, etc., for the conveyance of property from one person to another.

Origin:
1670–80; conveyance + -ing1

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conveyancing (kənˈveɪənsɪŋ)
 
n
the branch of law dealing with the transfer of ownership of property

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The respondent negligently used funds in her conveyancing account belonging to clients and/or other lenders to fund the loan.
Sites instead deposited the funds in his conveyancing account and used them for his own purposes.
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