A property lawyer serves a specific field and is, therefore, considered a specialist. The responsibilities of a property lawyer, in the event that you should need one, is often a requisite by law. The most common reason as to why you may need a property lawyer is to assist in matters of registration and property transfer in the event of buying or selling property. Other than this, you may not need the services of a property lawyer often. This is because typically a person will only buy and sell a home once or twice in their lives. However, if you work in a profession directly related to property you may have frequent dealings with a property lawyer. Such professions include real estate, bonds operators, and property developers. Other than that, the need for them may only be occasional, but when their assistance is needed it is required by law.