Practical and contextual in its approach, lucid and engaging in style, Textbook on Land Law enlivens the subject for students. The innovative running case study used throughout illustrates the law in action, helping students to visualize the real life applications of the law and demystify abstract concepts. Academic details on key topics are explained straightforwardly for an accessible learning experience. This is enhanced by additional examples, extracts, diagrams, and sample documents which contribute to the building blocks of a clear framework, enabling students to gain a pragmatic understanding of the essential principles. A glossary of key terms is included at the end of the book for ease of reference, while end-of-chapter reading suggestions support further research and exam preparation. Online resources This textbook is also accompanied by online resources including self-test questions with instant feedback, guidance on approaching land law problems, as well as additional examination of topics such as leasehold covenants, perpetuities and accumulations, and undue influence and mortgages.
Practical and contextual in its approach, lucid and engaging in style, Textbook on Land Law enlivens the subject for students. The innovative running case study illustrates the law in action, helping students to visualize the real life applications of the law and demystify abstract concepts. Additional examples, extracts, diagrams, and sample documents contribute to the building blocks of a clear framework, enabling students to gain a solid, pragmatic understanding of essential principles. Academic details on key topics are explained straightforwardly for an accessible learning experience. A glossary of key land law terminology is included at the end of the book for ease of reference, while end-of-chapter reading suggestions support further research and exam preparation. This textbook is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes advice on approaching land law problems, additional topics for further study, and updates to the law.
Using a fictional street to illustrate examples as a theme throughout, this book brings a practical focus to modern land law, guiding the reader through real-life situations to illustrate the rules and highlight problem areas. Clear diagrams, sample documents and further reading help students understand the law in context.
'Here is a book whose breadth of purpose and depth of learning are breathtaking.' Peter Butt,  69 Conv 363 Gray & Gray's Elements of Land Law is the definitive textbook on the subject. The book offers comprehensive coverage of the law in this area. The authors provide an insightful and thought-provoking commentary on the modern development of the subject and go on to explore how land law functions in today's society. The book includes an analysis of recent legislation and case law in England and Wales. There are also references to significant cases from Australia, New Zealand, the United States and Canada, coupled with a detailed account of reforms currently proposed by the English Law Commission. The book demonstrates a thorough understanding of the social and political context of land law and guides the reader through the sometimes difficult terminology of the subject. This fifth edition continues to balance up-to-date coverage of the key issues in land law with a critical survey of cutting-edge research. Building on the strengths of previous editions, the book ensures that excellent scholarship is accessible to an even wider readership: more chapters of shorter length offer the possibility of readers 'dipping' into topics in a non-linear way. A fresh, new format and text design support the re-structuring of content and aid navigability. Readers wanting to explore areas of interest in more depth are encouraged to do so by the exemplary footnoting and referencing. The book is accompanied by an online resource centre providing updates and web links between editions. This facility also contains illustrative material such as photographs relating to relevant cases discussed in the book. A podcast of the authors introducing the subject will excite students new to the subject area.
Land Law: text, cases, and materials has been designed to provide students with everything they need to approach their land law course with confidence. Ready to be used as a stand-alone resource on all land law courses the authors combine stimulating commentary and well-chosen materials to present the subject in an interesting and dynamic way. Covering all core aspects of land law including legal estates, legal interests, equitable interests, interests in the home, leases, easements, covenants and security interests in land, the book provides students with the detailed knowledge and analytical.
Modern Land Law offers a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension about the subject’s formidability from the outset, this compact textbook provides an absorbing and exact analysis of all the key legal principles relating to land. Written with students firmly in mind, the principal features of this textbook include: • a clear introduction to every chapter which frames each topic in its wider context; • corresponding chapter summaries which help to consolidate learning and encourage reflection; • the use of tables and diagrams to aid understanding of complicated topics; • a friendly two-color text design which complements Martin Dixon’s comprehensible and engaging writing; • an updated companion website which supports this textbook with a fully customizable testbank for lecturers; self-test questions and practice exam-style questions for students as well as podcasts to keep students updated with new cases, important decisions and other newsworthy issues relating to land law. This 9th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take into account key developments in the law in the light of the Law Commission’s recommendations on easements and covenants, as well as the increased impact of the HRA 1998 on case law. All major recent decisions and judgments will be incorporated alongside a discussion of proposals for reform and new legislation. Modern Land Law is one of the most current and reliable textbooks available on land law today.
The seventh edition of Textbook on Immigration and Asylum Law continues to provide students with expert coverage of case law and legislation, along with dynamic analysis of the political context and social impact of the law, and a strong focus on human rights. Including key case summaries, chapter questions and further reading, the book deftly guides the reader through this fascinating and constantly developing area of law, using clear and accessible language throughout. An ideal guide for all students of the subject. This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains the following resources designed to support the book: - Updates providing easy access to changes and developments in the law - Problem questions to test knowledge and develop analytical skill - Guidance on how to answer the end-of-chapter questions - A selection of web links to support additional research
Academically rigorous yet welcoming and fully attuned to the needs of the student reader, Chris Bevan's Land Law represents a new breed of textbook, blending traditional and contemporary teaching approaches to guide its readers to a confident understanding of the subject.With its lively, engaging writing style - in which the author's enthusiasm is always apparent - and distinctive way of speaking directly to students, anticipating their questions and areas of confusion, Bevan's book does not simply set out the law but actively teaches it. Clear explanations arecomplemented by frequent, carefully-crafted visual aids, conveying key concepts in ways that all students can understand, and topics are broken down into sections that are easy to digest and navigate.This book maintains a critical emphasis and encourages students to consider and understand the law in context (both within society and their degree), not just in the abstract. "Key case" boxes offer concise insights on leading cases that pique students' interest, spurring them to conduct their ownreading of primary material, and although the book reflects on historical background in order to make sense of today's law, its overriding perspective is forward-looking, epitomised in the "Future directions" conclusions for each chapter which consider future implications and likely reforms.Balancing brevity with detail and rigour with accessibility, Land Law is a truly modern textbook that supports and motivates its readers, allowing them to reap the rewards an understanding of this complex but fascinating subject will bring.Online resourcesThe published text will be accompanied by extensive online resources containing a test bank of questions, animated diagrams, "Wider debates" podcasts from the author, "Leading lawyers" perspectives' videos, advice on answering essay and problem questions, updates on changes in the law and new cases,as well as links to useful websites.
Gardner and MacKenzie's An Introduction to Land Law has been widely acclaimed by students and teachers for the distinctively informative and stimulating way in which it addresses this challenging subject. Concise and highly readable, it covers the main points of land law found in the syllabuses of law schools in England and Wales. While not intended as a comprehensive textbook, it provides both sufficient detail, and especially the illuminating overview needed, for a real understanding, and many pointers for those seeking more. Most of all, it stands apart from other land law books in the model it offers of critical engagement with the material. As the authors say in their Preface: [W]e aim not just to state the law, but to paint its portrait, or tell its story, or something of that kind. So we set out to offer a careful, thoughtful, honest and critical (but not unsympathetic) appraisal, from a number of directions, both doctrinal and contextual. Once again, too, we present the portrait or story partly for its own interest, but most of all so as to encourage readers to try something similar for themselves ? to reflect on the subject more, and so understand it better, and at the same time deepen their thinking skills in general. As well as updating the book's overall coverage, this new edition features reworked discussions of areas where the law has recently undergone substantial change, and also where the authors' thoughts themselves have developed ? including ownership, easements, and rectification of the land register. As one reader of the first edition commented, 'it shone light where none had shone before, and lit a clear path to understanding'.
The Unlocking the Law series makes the law accessible. Each chapter contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge and diagrams to aid learning. Cases, judgments and primary source quotations are prominently displayed. Summaries help you understand each chapter, there is a glossary of legal terminology. New features include problem questions with guidance on answering, as well as essay questions and answer plans, plus cases and materials exercises. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.
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The tenth edition of this popular text has been thoroughly updated and expanded. It includes more critical, in-depth content to further aid understanding, and has more diagrams illustrating how to apply the law. Useful features include key concepts at the start of each chapter, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading, as well as a companion website containing a glossary, quizzes and suggested techniques on how to tackle questions and problems, available at www.palgravehighered.com/law/landlaw10e This is an ideal companion for students studying land law as part of a law degree or on the GDL/CPE; it is perfect also for students taking the subject as part of a surveying or estate management course. Mark Davys is a Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Law, Keele University. His main interest is land law, having previously practised in this area as a solicitor. Mark is well known for taking an innovative approach to his teaching and is the holder of two Keele University awards for excellence in teaching. He was also shortlisted for the OUP Law Teacher of the Year 2014 Prize. ‘This new edition of Land Law provides an up-to-date, stimulating and engaging account of the subject and deserves to be recognised as one of the leading student texts available.’ – Heather Conway, School of Law, Queen’s University, Belfast
The easy way to make sense of property law Understanding property law is vital for all aspiring lawyers and legal professionals, and property courses are foundational classes within all law schools. Property Law For Dummies tracks to a typical property law course and introduces you to property law and theory, exploring different types of property interests—particularly "real property." In approachable For Dummies fashion, this book gives you a better understanding of the important property law concepts and aids in the reading and analysis of cases, statutes, and regulations. Tracks to a typical property law course Plain-English explanations make it easier to grasp property law concepts Serves as excellent supplemental reading for anyone preparing for their state's Bar Exam The information in Property Law For Dummies benefits students enrolled in a property law course as well as non-students, landlords, small business owners, and government officials, who want to know more about the ins and outs property law.
Offers a concise and focused introduction to international law, with coverage of all the core topics, from the nature and sources of international law to the use of force and human rights.
The sixth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text. Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the authors' expert explanation and analysis. Opportunities for further research are highlighted by the many suggestions for additional readings that are woven throughout the text. This approach enables students to gain a rich and contextual understanding of the law of tort.
This seventh edition covers everything from the legal definition of land to the essential elements in a lease or tenancy and the function of covenants in the planning of land use.
The first textbook to address land law as it relates to the Commonwealth Caribbean, it encompasses all areas covered in an undergraduate course on the law of real property in the Caribbean. Primary and secondary source material on the law of property in the whole of the Commonwealth Caribbean is made easily and readily accessible to law students and legal practitioners. Statutory provisions from all States are discussed in relation to each topic and the similarities and differences are highlighted. Extensive discussion and analysis of the decisions of the courts in the region are also included alongside an in-depth analysis and critical discussion of English case law that is relevant to the Caribbean. The examination of whether or not English case law should be followed in the region is relevant and interesting to anyone studying or practising law in other Commonwealth jurisdictions. Essential reading for undergraduate law students in the Caribbean, this text will also prove useful to those studying for the certificate of proficiency in the practice of law in the Commonwealth Caribbean, while the footnote references to statutory provisions are an invaluable aid to any researcher of Caribbean land law.
The third edition of New Zealand Land Law is a comprehensive treatment of all the major topics in this area of law. Written by a team of expert authors, the text provides both practical guidance and critical analysis of all the major topics in this area of law. It also discusses the key developments to the law that have occurred since the publication of the 2nd edition in 2009 and provides up to date commentary on the land transfer and unit titles regimes. It also explores important changes that have occurred in relation to discrete areas of land law such as caveats, mortgages, sale of land and leases. For these reasons the book continues to be an invaluable reference work for conyeyancers, legal executives, judges, students.
Complete Land Law is supported by clear author commentary, choice extracts, and useful learning features. The explanations and examples in this textbook have been crafted to help students hone their understanding of land law. The Complete titles are ambitious in their scope; they've been carefully developed with teachers to offer law students more than just a presentation of the key concepts. Instead they offer a complete package. Only by building on the foundations of the subject, by showing how the law works, demonstrating its application through extracts from cases and judgments, and by giving students the tools and the confidence to think critically about the law will they gain a complete understanding. This book is accompanied by a free to access Online Resource Centre which features resources for students and lecturers. For students - Guidence for answering end-of-chapter questions in the book - Self-test question with instant feedback - A flashcard glossary of key terms - Web links to useful websites For lecturers - Customizable PowerPoint slides containing the diagrams from the book for use in lectures and seminars