Land Law is written in an informal and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on land law courses with clarity. This colour text is packed with features, diagrams, and photographs for a truly contemporary and student-centred approach. The range of features such as thinking points, example boxes, chapter summaries and end of chapter questions are designed to engage and reinforce knowledge. Photographs provide immediate and tangible illustration of concepts, rooting the discussion of topics in the context of the real world. The final chapter 'Completing the Puzzle' fosters an integrated understanding of land law by tying all topics together and demonstrating how concepts apply in practice. The book is fully up to date and includes recent legislation and cases such as Stack v Dowden 2007 Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an innovative online resource centre offering several resources to support teaching and learning.Student resources: Advanced topics - Selected topics for further study Suggested approaches to end of chapter questions - Guidance on answering the end of chapter questions Flashcard glossaries - Key terms in land law for easy reference Updates - Developments in the law since book publication Video podcast - Meet the authors of the book in this short video clip Web links - Links to sites containing useful information related to land law Lecturer resources: Diagrams and photographs - Available to download for lecture presentation Testbank - Test your students using this ready-made bank of questions
Table of Contents
PART I: INTRODUCTION; 1. What is Land?; 2. The Structure of Land Law; PART II: LEGAL ESTATES; 3. The Freehold Estate; 4. Registration of Title; 5. Leases; 6. Adverse Possession; PART III: SOLE AND JOINT OWNERS OF LAND; 7. The Sole Owner of Land; 8. Joint Owners of Land (Co-ownership); 9. Trusts and the Family Home; 10. Trusts of Land; PART IV: RIGHTS OVER LAND; 11. Easements and Profits; 12. Covenants in Freehold Land; 13. Mortgages; PART V:THE BIGGER PICTURE; 14. Completing the Puzzle; 15. Exam Technique and the Perils of Question Spotting
Sandra Clarke M.A. (Oxon.), barrister is a Teaching Fellow in law at the University of Greenwich. She has a particular interest in using web-based resources in the teaching of land law. Sarah Greer M.A. (Cantab.), is a chartered accountant, a barrister and a Senior Lecturer in law at the University of Greenwich. She also has a post-graduate certificate in teaching in higher and further education.