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Textbook on Land Law
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TEXTBOOK ON LAND LAW

PAPERBACK BY MACKENZIE, JUDITH-ANNE (BARRISTER, FORMERLY A MEMBER OF THE GOVERNMENT LEGAL SERVICE AND A FORMER SENIOR CIVIL SERVANT AT THE DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT); NAIR, ARUNA (LECTURER IN PROPERTY LAW, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON)

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ISBN
9780198809586
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
EDITION
17TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
STOCK FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
696 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
31 MAY 2018

DESCRIPTION

Practical and contextual in its approach, lucid and engaging in style, Textbook on Land Law enlivens the subject for students. The innovative running case study used throughout illustrates the law in action, helping students to visualize the real life applications of the law and demystify abstract concepts. Academic details on key topics are explained straightforwardly for an accessible learning experience. This is enhanced by additional examples, extracts, diagrams, and sample documents which contribute to the building blocks of a clear framework, enabling students to gain a pragmatic understanding of the essential principles. A glossary of key terms is included at the end of the book for ease of reference, while end-of-chapter reading suggestions support further research and exam preparation. Online resources This textbook is also accompanied by online resources including self-test questions with instant feedback, guidance on approaching land law problems, as well as additional examination of topics such as leasehold covenants, perpetuities and accumulations, and undue influence and mortgages.

CONTENTS

Part I: Introduction 1: Estates in land 2: Interests in land Part II: The Freehold Estate 3: Buying a house 4: The contract 5: Unregistered land 6: Registered land 7: Acquisition of an estate by adverse possession Part III: Legal Estates 8: The freehold estate 9: The leasehold estate 10: Obligations of landlord and tenant 11: Enforcement of leasehold covenants 12: Remedies for breach of leasehold covenants Part IV: Trusts 13: Express and implied trusts 14: Trusts of land 15: Settled Land Act settlements 16: Perpetuities and accumulations 17: Co-ownership 18: Resulting and constructive trusts 19: Proprietary estoppel Part V: Licences and Rights to the Family Home 20: Licences and their enforcement 21: Special rights in relation to the family home Part VI: Rights in Land 22: Mortgages and charges 23: Priorities in relation to mortgages and charges 24: Easements 25: Freehold covenants Part VII: Conclusion 26: What is land?