What does the Solicitor or Conveyancer do?

The Solicitor or Conveyancer peruses the Contract and Section 32, orders property certificates, prepares a statement of adjustments, prepares settlement documents and arranges for signing of them, forwards copies of documents to your bank for their information, forwards cheque details to the mortgagee bank or yourself if you are providing funds, attends settlement on your behalf, confirms correctness and validity of settlement documents and cheques, performs due diligence on the property and notifies council and water authorities of change of ownership.