Modern Land Law offers fresh and contemporary coverage of all the major topics covered on the LLB. This book moves away from the traditionally dense, black-letter approach to offer a more engaging look at the social context within which land law operates. The author guides students through the various debates which continue around the subject.
Modern Land Law offers fresh and contemporary coverage of a traditionally difficult subject. Mark Thompson moves away from the typically dense, black-letter approach adopted by many textbooks to take a more engaging look at the social context within which land law operates. The book is structured to reflect the key topics that are typically covered on the LLB making it ideal for use as a main textbook and the contextual approach and selective coverage ensure that it offers in-depth and rigorous analysis and discussion. The author excels in explaining difficult rules and concepts clearly but without oversimplification and guides students around the common pitfalls in areas where there is typically misunderstanding or confusion.
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Mark P. Thompson is Professor of Law and Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Leicester University. He is a specialist in Property Law and has acted as consultant to the Law Commission on two Working Papers.
Table of Contents
1. The scope of the subject; 2. Tenure and estates; 3. Law and equity; 4. The 1925 Legislation; 5. Registration of title; 6. The transfer of freehold land; 7. Possessory titles; 8. Consecutive and concurrent interests in land; 9. Co-ownership 1: acquisition of interests in the home; 10. Co-ownership 2: the legal framework of co-ownership; 11. Leasehold estates; 12. Mortgages; 13. Easements; 14. Covenants between freeholders; 15. Licences and estoppel
Modern Land Law by Mark P. Thompson
Mark P. Thompson
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