Unlocking Land Law

4th Edition

By Judith Bray

© 2014 – Routledge

476 pages

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pub: 2014-04-15
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About the Book

Land Law is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING LAND LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This fourth edition is fully up to date with the latest changes in the law and includes discussion of:

  • 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

The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter contains:

  • aims and objectives
  • activities such as self-test questions
  • key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge
  • diagrams to aid memory and understanding
  • prominently displayed cases and judgments
  • chapter summaries
  • a glossary of legal terminology
  • essay questions with answer plans.

The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units.

The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions and updates to the law.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Common Law And Equity 3. Registered Land 4. The Transfer And Creation Of Property Interests 5. Equitable Rights in Land 6. Licences 7. Proprietary Estoppel 8. Co-Ownership 9. Trusts Of Land 10. Easements 11. Restrictive Covenants 12. Mortgages 13. Leases 14. Adverse Possession 15. Commonhold

About the Author

Judith Bray is Professor of Law at the University of Buckingham. She has taught Property Law for many years and written a number of books including Key Facts Key Cases Land Law. She is also a qualified barrister.

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

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