Land Law: Text, Cases & Materials (4th edition)

ISBN : 9780198806066

Ben McFarlane; Sarah Nield
1232 Pages
189 x 246 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
Texts, Cases, and Materials
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Land Law: Text, Cases, and Materials offers a comprehensive, critical, and case-focused approach to the subject, combining insightful author commentary with carefully selected extracts to fully support students.


Part A: Introduction
1 What's special about land?
2 What is land?
3 Registration
Part B: The Content Question
4 Human rights and land
5 Legal estates and legal interests
6 Equitable interests
7 Personal rights
Part C: The Acquisition Question
8 Formal methods of acquisition: contracts and deeds
9 Informal methods of acquisition: adverse possession
10 Proprietary estoppel
11 Trusts
Part D: The Shared Home
12 Interests in the home: the acquisition question
13 Regulating co-ownership: the content question
14 Co-ownership and third parties: applications for sale
Part E: The Defences Question and Land Registration
15 The priority triangle
16 Registered land and priorities
17 Overreaching
18 The registered title, rectification and indemnity
Part F: Leases
19 Leases
20 Regulating leases and protecting occupiers
21 Leasehold covenants
Part G: Neighbours and Neighbourhoods
22 Easements
23 Freehold covenants
24 Flat ownership: long leases and commonhold
Part H: Security Interests
25 Security interests in land
26 Lender's rights and remedies
27 Protection of borrower

About the author: 

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 (Hart, 2008). He is also a contributing editor of Snells's Equity (Sweet & Maxwell). ; 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 and has also taught conveyancing, equity and trusts and company law. Sarah is published widely in the area of property law and is also a qualified solicitor. ;

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