Property lawyers can be referred to as conveyancers. They largely handle registration and transfer of property, both commercial and residential. In addition to buy and sell transactions, Property lawyers also handle deceased estates and ensure it is dealt with within the constraints of the law over to its beneficiaries or heirs. In other events, a property lawyer may also assist when a Conveyancer’s Certificate for a zoning issue is needed. This is necessary when you wish to run a guest house, crèche or other business in which you offer a service in a property. You might need a certificate to ensure that this action does not breach any rules in your Deed or in the area that surrounds you. Where property registration and transfer of ownership is at the frontline, a property lawyer’s duties not only extent to residential property but also commercial and industrial property. A property lawyer is also necessary when you have lost your Deed of ownership. Only a property lawyer or conveyancer can apply for the new Title Deed, referred to as a VA copy.