Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising Land Law.
The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning helping you to advance with confidence:
Clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject
Key Facts summaries throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding
End-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic
Cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly
Frequent activities and self-test questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice
Sample essay questions with annotated answers prepare you for assessment
Glossary of legal terms clarifies important definitions
This edition has been extensively rewritten and updated to include discussion of recent changes and developments within the module, including the issues arising from the decisions in Swift v 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar and Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd and their implications in registered land cases. It also reviews the law of implied trusts post Stack v Dowden and Jones v Kernott .
The books in the Unlocking the Law Series get straight to the point and offer clear and concise coverage of the law, broken-down into bite-size sections with regular recaps to boost your confidence. They provide complete coverage of both core and popular optional law modules, presented in an innovative, visual format.
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Judith Bray is Professor of Law at the University of Buckingham. She has taught Property Law for many years and written extensively on Land law and other subjects. She is the author of Key Facts Key Cases Land Law. She is also a qualified barrister.
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