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Land Law: Text and Materials

Land Law: Text and Materials
4th Edition
Practice Area:  Academic Law, Land Law
ISBN:  9780421963603
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  27 Jul 2010
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Text and Materials on Land Law

The fourth edition of Land Law: Text and Materials continues to combine the best features of a standard 'textbook' with those of a 'cases and materials' book to provide students with comprehensive coverage of all major legislative developments, prominent cases and pertinent materials combined with a strong supporting narrative.

  • Acts as a one-stop shop providing comprehensive coverage of all major legislative developments, prominent cases and pertinent materials
  • combined with a strong supporting narrative
  • Explains and critically analyses each important legal issue with a discussion of possible defects in the law and proposals for reform to help readers develop an understanding of the materials
  • Addresses the need for original source materials in the study of land law
  • Uses a content and structure which reflects most undergraduate land law courses, making it ideal for the busy student wishing to gain a detailed understanding of land law

New for the Fourth Edition

  • Refers to more than a hundred new articles and casenotes in the major academic journals
  • Includes extracts or reference to hundreds of new cases, including the following leading cases from the House of Lords: London Diocesan Fund v Avonbridge Property Co Ltd (2005); Kay v Lambeth (2006); Stack v Dowden (2007); Moncrieff v Jamieson (2007); Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd v Cobbe (2008); Thorner v Major (2009); and Doherty v Birmingham City Council (2009)
  • Discusses in detail the recommendations in the Law Commission Report on Termination of Tenancies for Tenant Default (2006) and the proposals in the Law Commission Consultation Paper on Easements and Covenants (2008)
  • Covers recent legislative development with reference to the Civil Partnerships Act 2004, the Housing Act 2004, the Consumer Credit Act 2006, the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 and the Mortgage Repossessions (Protection of Tenants etc) Act 2010


  • Introductory topics
  • Title deeds conveyancing
  • Registration of title
  • Trusts of land leases
  • Licences and proprietary estoppel
  • Easements
  • Covenants affecting freehold land
  • Mortgages of land


"This book is one of the best land law texts that I have come across to date… If you are looking for a text and materials book then this is the one to buy." Customer Review, Amazon.co.uk
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