Blueprints: Land Law

Elliot Schatzberger  
Total pages
June 2014
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Blueprints provide a unique plan for studying the law, giving a visual overview of the vital building blocks of each topic and the various outside influences that come together in the study of law. This series enables the reader to place everything within memorable context and is useful in providing an overview of the law.


Each text offers a clear understanding of legal study and an engaging introduction to each subject; presenting the study of law as both an academic subject and a force in society. The texts map to undergraduate law degree programmes and are tailored for use harmoniously alongside core law material.

Table of Contents

- Table of cases and statutes

- Acknowledgements

- How to use this guide

- What is a Blueprint?

- Introduction

- Book map

- Study skills


PART 1: Historical context and land ownership

- Chapter 1:  Introduction to land law

- Chapter 2:  The meaning of 'land' and the extent of land ownership


PART 2: Rights, interests and their protection

- Chapter 3:  Personal and proprietary rights

- Chapter 4:  The Land Registration Act 2002


PART 3: Trusts of land: joint ownership

- Chapter 5:  Co-ownership (Part 1)

- Chapter 6:  Co-ownership (Part 2)


PART 4: Specific proprietary rights: proprietary estoppel; easements; covenants; and mortgages

- Chapter 7:  Proprietary estoppel

- Chapter 8:  Easements

- Chapter 9:  Freehold covenants

- Chapter 10:  Mortgages


- Glossary

- Index

Back Cover

(blōō’print’) n a plan for achieving something: [+for] blueprint for success in your studies.

From the people who brought you Law ExpressBlueprints offer you a fresh introduction to the law, bringing the complexity of legal learning into line with the needs of the aspiring student. Blueprints will help you get to grips with the indispensable building blocks that make up each area of the law and show you how they fit together in the big picture. 

Each Blueprints guide is visually designed to help you process information and find 
answers to your most-asked questions:

• What is the law and how is it applied?

• What problems does the law attempt to solve?

• What do I and others think about the law?

• How has the law become this way?

• What factors are shaping the law today?

• What do I really need to know if I want to understand this subject?

• Where do different points of the law overlap?

• Where can I find further information about a topic?

Don’t wait until revision time – build a solid understanding from the ground up with Blueprints.

Elliot Schatzberger is Senior Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University where his teaching and research focus is on land law. Elliot is also a qualified barrister, and was called to the Bar in 2005.