Modern Land Law is one of the most current and reliable textbooks available on land law today, offering a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension about the subject’s formidability from the outset, this compact textbook provides an absorbing and exact analysis of all the key legal principles relating to land.
Written with students firmly in mind, a clear introduction to every chapter frames each topic in its wider context and corresponding chapter summaries help to consolidate learning and encourage reflection.
The 12th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to address key developments in the law, featuring new cases such as Regency Villas v Diamond Resorts, analysis of changes to significant case law in land registration and co-ownership, recent Law Commission reports on land registration and leases, and HM Land Registry’s digital services.
Table of Contents
- Introduction to Modern Land Law
- Registered Land
- Unregistered Land
- Successive Interests in Land
- The Law of Easements and Profits
- Freehold Covenants
- Licenses to Use Land
- Proprietary Estoppel
- The Law of Mortgages
- Adverse Possession
Professor Martin Dixon is Professor of the Law of Real Property at the University of Cambridge. He is also Honorary Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn, and Fellow of Queens’ College, Cambridge.