Property Law Cases and Materials

Series
Pearson
Author
Roger Smith  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
6
Language
English
Total pages
880
Pub.-date
July 2015
ISBN13
9781292078526
ISBN
1292078529
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Description

Trusted by generations of students, you can count on a Longman Law Series title to spark your academic curiosity and provide you with the best possible basis for your study.

New to this Edition

This new edition has been fully updated with all the latest legal developments in the area, most notably to include:

  • Coverage of recent human rights cases including Malik v Fassenfelt and McDonald v McDonald  on the horizontal effect of Article 8 and Sims v Dacorum BC on the termination of joint periodic tenancies;
  • Modern analysis on forgery in Fitzwilliam v Richall Holding Services Ltd and Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar;
  • Court of Appeal analysis and guidance on rectification and successors in title in Gold Harp Properties Ltd v Macleod;
  • Substantial guidance on the operation of post-Stack principles.

Table of Contents

Preface xiv

Acknowledgements xv

Table of cases xxii

Table of statutes xlix

Table of statutory instruments lxii

Part I Introductory matters 1

Chapter 1 Basic property principles 3

Chapter 2 Human rights 25

Chapter 3 Property interests 42

Part II General principles: how property interests arise and purchasers 61

Chapter 4 Original acquisition of property interests 63

Chapter 5 The transfer and creation of property interests 113

Chapter 6 Formalities: rationale and trusts 170

Chapter 7 Formalities: estoppel 183

Chapter 8 The family home 228

Chapter 9 Purchasers: general principles and land charges 281

Chapter 10 Purchasers: registration of title 301

Part III Rights to enjoy land: estates and commonhold 365

Chapter 11 Concurrent ownership: joint tenancy and tenancy in common 367

Chapter 12 Trusts of land 391

Chapter 13 Successive interests 452

Chapter 14 Leases: requirements and types 460

Chapter 15 Leases: obligations and remedies 510

Chapter 16 Leases: parties and the running of covenants 567

Chapter 17 Commonhold 605

Part IV Other interests in land 617

Chapter 18 Licences 619

Chapter 19 Easements and profits 642

Chapter 20 Covenants 701

Chapter 21 Mortgages 735

 Index 802

Back Cover

 

Authored by a leading property law expert, this best-selling casebook combines extracts from the essential cases and materials you’ll need to read in your undergraduate study of property or land law with high-quality author commentary and thought-provoking reflective questions. Selected further reading references to a wide range of academic articles and additional source materials also support your study.

 

This new edition has been fully updated with all the latest legal developments in the area, most notably to include:

·    Coverage of recent human rights cases including Malik v Fassenfelt and McDonald v McDonald  on the horizontal effect of Article 8 and Sims v Dacorum BC on the termination of joint periodic tenancies;

·    Modern analysis on forgery in Fitzwilliam v Richall Holding Services Ltd and Swift 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar;

·    Court of Appeal analysis and guidance on rectification and successors in title in Gold Harp Properties Ltd v Macleod;

·    Substantial guidance on the operation of post-Stack principles.

 

Additional web updates will also be available periodically at www.pearsoned.co.uk/legalupdates.

 

About the author:

Roger J. Smith is Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is also the author of a textbook, Property Law, and a shorter text on the subject, Introduction to Land Law, both published by Pearson.

 

 

 

 

 

Author

Roger J. Smith is Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is also the author of a textbook, Property Law, and a shorter text on the subject, Introduction to Land Law, both published by Pearson.