Taking a fresh and innovative approach to the subject, Making Sense of Land Law is an essential textbook designed to help those coming to the subject for the first time. Practical scenarios and diagrams are feature throughout, making the subject come alive. The Q&A-style of debate in the book is unique and takes the reader through the issues step by step. This book is suitable as a core textbook, but also as a revision guide or for self-study.
This is an ideal text for a land law module at first or second year level, as part of an LLB degree. Also useful for undergraduates of other related disciplines in which an awareness of land and property law is required in an easy-to-digest and accessible manner, such as planning, estate management and business property and other built environment courses.
April Stroud is a Senior Lecturer at Solent University. She was ALT Law Teacher of the Year in 2005.
1. The essence of land law.- 2. Rights in land before 1926.- 3. Rights after 1925 in unregistered land.- 4. Registered land.- 5. Adverse possession.- 6. The use of trusts in land.- 7. Successive interests in land.- 8. Express co-ownership in land.- 9. Constructive and resulting trusts.- 10. The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996.- 11. Overreaching and the protection of interests under a trust of land.- 12. Proprietary estoppel.- 13. Licences.- 14. Freehold covenants.- 15. Leases.- 16. Leasehold covenants.- 17. Easements.- 18. Mortgages.