1st Edition

Land Law

ISBN 9780415833332
Published February 19, 2014 by Routledge
272 Pages

USD $44.95

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Book Description

Key Facts Key Cases: Land Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Land Law module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for:

  • The definition of land
  • The registered land system
  • Co-ownership
  • Express, resulting and constructive trusts in land
  • Leases
  • Key rights in land such as easements and covenants
  • Mortgages
  • Proprietary estoppel and licences.
  • Adverse possession

Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

  • diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
  • structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
  • charts and tables to break down more complex information

Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

  • Essential and leading cases are explained
  • The style, layout and explanations are user friendly 
  • Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

Table of Contents

1. Land  2. Transfer and creation of rights in land  3. The 1925 legislation and the transfer of rights in unregistered land  4. Registration of title  5. Informal creation of rights in land  6. Proprietary estoppel  7. Licences in land  8. Co-ownership  9. Co-ownership of land after 1996; trusts of land  10. Easements  11. Covenants  12. Mortgage  13. Leases  14. Adverse possession

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Judith Bray is a Reader in Law at the University of Buckingham. She has taught Property Law for many years and written a number of books including Unlocking Land Law. She is also a qualified Barrister.

Series editors: Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years’ experience as a practicing barrister and has taught law at all levels and Chris Turner LLM, who is a Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University.