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Cover Complete Land Law

Barbara Bogusz and Roger Sexton

Titles in the Complete series combine extracts from a wide range of primary materials with clear explanatory text to provide readers with a complete introductory resource. This edition of Complete Land Law combines clear commentary and explanation of the subject in relation to land law with essential extracts from legislation and cases. A wide range of extracts is included, providing convenient and reliable access to all the materials needed. The book employs a number of pedagogical features aimed at explaining land law in a straightforward way; it includes diagrams to explain key procedures, definitions throughout the book to explain legal terms, case studies, thinking points with suggested answers, review questions, and summary points at the end of the chapter to support the student new to the subject. This edition discusses some of the latest case law in the area of land law, including: the Supreme Court’s decision in Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd (2020) on the modification of restrictive freehold covenants; the High Court’s decision in Howe v Gossop (2021) on proprietary estoppel; and Ali v Dinc (2020) on priorities.

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Cover Concentrate Questions and Answers Land Law
The Concentrate Questions and Answers series offers the best preparation for tackling exam questions. Each book includes typical questions, bullet-pointed answer plans, suggested answers, and author commentary. This book offers advice on what to expect in exams and how best to prepare. The book also includes separate chapters on skills for success in both exams and in coursework assessments. The book is designed to provide support in understanding the process for achieving success in exams from initial study skills to a commentary on why the answers have been designed in certain ways.

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Cover Essential Cases: Land Law
Essential Cases: Land Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and most influential cases in land law. Each summary begins with a review of the main case facts and decisions. The summary is then concluded with expert commentary on the case from the author, Aruna Nair, including her assessment of the wider questions raised by the decision.

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Cover Essential Cases: Land Law
Essential Cases: Land Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and most influential cases in land law. Each summary begins with a review of the main case facts and decisions. The summary is then concluded with expert commentary on the case from the author, Aruna Nair, including her assessment of the wider questions raised by the decision.

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Cover Land Law

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing able students with a stand-alone resource. The fifth edition of Land Law: Text, Cases, and Materials covers all core aspects of land law, including the nature of land and of property rights, registration, human rights, legal estates, legal interests, equitable interests, acquisition of interests in land, trusts of land, the priority of interests in land, co-ownership and interests in the home, leases, easements, covenants, commonhold, and security interests in land. The book provides students with the detailed knowledge and analytical tools required to understand and engage fully with the current topical debates surrounding the subject, including recent reform proposals. The book comprises of eight parts and it looks at the content question, the acquisition question, and priority and the defences question. It also covers different contexts, such as the shared home and neighbours and neighbourhoods.

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Cover Land Law

Chris Bevan

Academically rigorous yet welcoming and fully attuned to the needs of the student reader, Land Law represents a new breed of textbook, blending traditional and contemporary teaching approaches to guide its readers to a confident understanding of the subject. With a lively, engaging writing style and distinctive way of speaking directly to students, anticipating questions and areas of confusion, Bevan’s book does not simply set out the law but actively teaches it. Clear explanations are complemented by frequent, carefully crafted visual aids and topics are broken down into sections that are easy to digest and navigate. ‘Key case’ boxes offer concise insights on leading cases, spurring further reading of primary material, and ‘Future directions’ conclusions for each chapter consider future implications and likely reforms. Balancing brevity with detail and rigour with accessibility, Land Law is a truly modern textbook that supports and motivates its readers, helping them to understand and enjoy what can be a complex subject.

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Cover Land Law

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This text incorporates a unique approach to land law which helps students understand how rules work in isolation as well as how they interlink. This approach provides the tools to accomplish high-level analysis quickly. Significant cases are emphasized here and are used to illustrate rules. Topics covered include: an introduction to what land law is, human rights, personal and property rights, and registered title. Chapters also look at the acquisition of equitable interests, trusts of land, leases, mortgages, security interest in land, easements, freehold covenants, and the defences question. Finally, the text ends with an overview of concepts and contexts.

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Cover Land Law Concentrate
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. Concentrates show you what to expect in a law exam, what examiners are looking for, and how to achieve extra marks. Land Law Concentrate covers the fundamental principles of this area of law and helps the reader to succeed in exams. The book starts by looking at proprietary rights. It goes on to distinguish between legal and equitable rights. It also looks at registered land, unregistered land, the freehold estate, the leasehold estate, and leasehold covenants. It also examines trusts of land, co-ownership, licences, proprietary estoppel, easements and profits, freehold covenants, and mortgages. This edition has been updated to include recent case law and exceptions to the principles of the Land Registration Act 2002.

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Cover Land Law Directions

Sandra Clarke and Sarah Greer

Land Law Directions provides engaging and straightforward explanations of difficult concepts. Case summaries, photographs, and examples are used throughout to provide real-life context and to clarify abstract ideas, while diagrams and definitions ensure the text is easy to follow and that key points are understood. The book provides a full range of resources designed to help build upon and further existing understanding, including thinking points, end-of-chapter questions, and tips on linking topics together. A final chapter pulls together key details from each chapter, showing how topics link together and apply to a fictional piece of land. An additional separate chapter focuses on preparing for exams, offering advice on approaching assessment questions and revision technique. This edition includes an extended chapter on proprietary estoppel, and consolidation of the law on land registration into one chapter (4). New cases covered include the Supreme Court decision in Regency Villas Title Ltd v. Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd [2018] UKSC 57, which has cast new light on what can constitute an easement.

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Cover The Principles of Land Law
The Principles of Land Law provides a framework through which readers can gain a sophisticated understanding of the modern land law system. Firstly, the text explains the key learning objectives. Principles are summarised to conclude each chapter with a comprehensive overview of the topic at hand. Key cases are explained while examples illustrate problems and possible solutions. The aim is to ensure that readers understand how to apply the core principles to land law scenarios accurately, while also conducting their own critical analysis of the subject area. Topics covered include personal and property rights in land, land registration, adverse possession, freehold, leases and mortgages, ownership, and human rights and property law.

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Cover Textbook on Land Law
Course-focused and comprehensive, Textbook on Land Law continues to provide an interesting, accessible, and original account of contemporary land law. The nineteenth edition builds upon the book’s unique and straightforward approach. Using a fictional case study to illustrate the key principles of land law, the chapters demonstrate the real-life applications of a subject students often find very abstract, while clarifying complex areas and common points of confusion. The book consists of seven parts. Part I provides an introduction to estates and interests in land. Part II looks at the acquisition of estates in land. Part III considers the two legal estates of freehold and leasehold, and in particular looks in detail at the obligations of landlord and tenant, their enforcement, and remedies for their breach. Part IV looks at co-ownership, trusts, and proprietary estoppel. Part V considers licences and provides a summary of the law relating to the family home. The next part considers third party rights, including easements, freehold covenants and mortgages, and the final part concludes with a consideration of the definition of ‘land’.

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Cover Textbook on Land Law

Judith-Anne MacKenzie and Aruna Nair

Course-focused and comprehensive, Textbook on Land Law continues to provide an interesting, accessible, and original account of contemporary land law. The eighteenth edition builds upon the book’s unique and straightforward approach. Using a fictional case study to illustrate the key principles of land law, the chapters demonstrate the real-life applications of a subject students often find very abstract, while clarifying complex areas and common points of confusion. The book consists of seven parts. Part I provides an introduction to estates and interests in land. Part II looks at the acquisition of estates in land. Part III considers the two legal estates of freehold and leasehold, and in particular looks in detail at the obligations in a leasehold estate, their enforcement and remedies for their breach. Part IV looks at trusts and proprietary estoppel. Part V is about licences and a review of the law relating to the family home. The next part considers third party rights, including mortgages, and the final part concludes with a consideration of the definition of ‘land’.

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Cover Thompson's Modern Land Law

Martin George and Antonia Layard

This book offers contemporary coverage of a traditionally difficult subject. It moves away from the typically dense, black-letter approach adopted by many textbooks to take a more engaging look at the social context within which Land Law operates. The book is structured to reflect the key topics that are typically covered on the LLB, making it ideal for use as a main textbook, and the contextual approach and selective coverage ensure that it offers in-depth and rigorous analysis and discussion. It explains difficult rules and concepts, and guides students around the common pitfalls in areas where there is typically misunderstanding or confusion.