Land Law: Text, Cases, and Materials has been designed to provide students with everything they need to approach their land law course with confidence. Experts in the area, the authors combine clear and insightful commentary with carefully chosen extracts to offer students a full account of the subject. Using the popular 'Text, Cases, and Materials' format the authors take a critical approach to the subject, presenting thought-provoking analysis of some of the leading case-law in the area and inviting students to develop their own analytical skills ready for exams. Covering a broad range of topics, the authors draw on their extensive teaching experience to present a comprehensive, critical and case-focused account of land law. The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre offering detailed updates to the law following publication, useful web links, multiple choice questions with answers and feedback, and guidance on answering end-of-chapter questions.
Ben McFarlane is Professor of Law at University College London. He has published a number of articles on land law in leading journals and is the author of The Law of Proprietary Estoppel (OUP, 2014) and The Structure of Property Law.). He is also a contributing editor of Snells's Equity. Nicholas Hopkins is a Professor of Law at the University of Reading. His research interests lie in the interaction of land with a broad range of private and public law principles, including land law, equity, unjust enrichment, social security, housing law and policy, and human rights. He has published widely in these areas, is case notes editor for the leading specialist journal in the field, and is a member of the editorial board of Modern Studies in Property Law. He has taught land law since 1993. Sarah Nield is a Professor of Property Law at Southampton University. She has been teaching land law since 1982, having previously held posts at Hong Kong University and the University of Bristol. She has also taught conveyancing, equity and trusts and company law. She has published widely in the area of property law including two books on land law in Hong Kong, one of which was the first textbook on the Hong Kong treatment of the subject. She is also a qualified solicitor.
A. INTRODUCTION; B. THE CONTENT QUESTION; C. THE ACQUISITION QUESTION; D. PRIORITY AND THE DEFENCES QUESTION; E. THE SHARED HOME; F. LICENCES AND LEASES; F: NEIGHBOURS AND NEIGHBOURHOODS; G: SECURITY RIGHTS