259. The mechanics of completion.

When the buyer's solicitor is satisfied as to the title, he should ask the seller's solicitor to hand over the documents necessary to complete the transaction. These documents, including the title deeds (as regards unregistered land), will have been previously agreed in a list drawn up between the parties and itemised on a completion checklist1. Except where these documents have recently been checked by verification2, the buyer's solicitor should check each document to ensure it is as he expects to find it, and tick each off on his list as he receives it. The documents to be handed over