Property Law

Series
Pearson
Author
Roger Smith  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
10
Language
English
Total pages
744
Pub.-date
May 2020
ISBN13
9781292286716
ISBN
1292286717
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Description

Understand and evaluate modern land law doctrine

 

Property Law (Longman Law series), 10th Edition, by Roger J. Smith, is an indispensable guide to all aspects of this essential subject. It combines clear and engaging explanations of core property law principles with in-depth analysis of key theoretical concepts — making it easily accessible to both undergraduates and those pursuing more advanced studies. 

 


 

 

 

 

Features

  • Clear, engaging, and highly understandable analysis of the core principles of property law necessary for your course
  • In-depth examination of the key theoretical concepts, socio-economic, and historical factors which underpin the development of modern land law doctrine enabling you to critique and evaluate the existing law
  • Valuable further reading references to academic material, providing you with an ideal starting point from which to embark on further independent study.

New to this Edition

This tenth edition has been fully updated with all significant legal developments in this area, including:

  • Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd on recreational easements
  • Marr v Collie, relating to the scope of Stack v Dowden
  • NRAM Ltd v Evans and Antoine v Barclays Bank UK plc, which elucidate the meaning of ‘mistake’ for rectification of registered titles
  • The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 on obligations of landlords
  • A Law Commission Report on updating land registration

 

Table of Contents

 Acknowledgement

Table of cases

Table of statutes

Table of statutory instruments

Part I Introducing property law

Chapter 1 Basic property principles

Chapter 2 The central concerns of property law

Chapter 3 Human rights

Chapter 4 Trusts and equitable interests

Chapter 5 Property interests

Chapter 6 The role of legislation and registration for land interests

Part II General principles: creation and transfer of property interests

Chapter 7 Original acquisition of property interests

Chapter 8 The transfer and creation of property interests

Chapter 9 Formalities: rationale and trusts

Chapter 10 Formalities: estoppel

Chapter 11 The family home

Chapter 12 Purchasers: general principles and the need for registration

Chapter 13 Purchasers: registration of title

Part III Rights to enjoy land: estates and commonhold

Chapter 14 Successive and concurrent interests: introduction

Chapter 15 Joint tenancy and tenancy in common

Chapter 16 Trusts of land

Chapter 17 Successive interests

Chapter 18 Leases: types and requirements

Chapter 19 Leases: obligations and remedies

Chapter 20 Leases: parties and the running of covenants

Chapter 21 Commonhold

Part IV Other interests in land

Chapter 22 Licences

Chapter 23 Easements and profits

Chapter 24 Covenants

Chapter 25 Mortgages

Index

 


 

 

Back Cover

Understand and evaluate modern land law doctrine

 

Property Law (Longman Law series), 10th Edition, by Roger J. Smith, is an indispensable guide to all aspects of this essential subject. It combines clear and engaging explanations of core property law principles with in-depth analysis of key theoretical concepts — making it easily accessible to both undergraduates and those pursuing more advanced studies.  

 

New to this edition:


The tenth edition has been fully updated with all significant legal developments in the area of property law, including:
  • Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd on recreational easements

  • Marr v Collie, relating to the scope of Stack v Dowden

  • NRAM Ltd v Evans and Antoine v Barclays Bank UK plc, which elucidate the meaning of ‘mistake’ for rectification of registered titles

  • The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 on obligations of landlords

  • A Law Commission Report on updating land registration

 

For additional web updates accompanying this text, please visit go.pearson.com/uk/legalupdates.


This edition is also available as an Enhanced ebook to enrich your studying experience. It has features like self-assessment questions with dedicated feedback to help gauge your progress, deep links to key case reports, statutes & other sources of interest that provide access a wealth of wider reading, end-of-the-chapter quizzes that give further opportunity to consolidate understanding.


Roger J. Smith is a leading academic, and has taught law at Magdalen College, Oxford, for many years.


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Author

Roger J. Smith taught law at Magdalen College, Oxford, for many years.