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Published: 19 May 2020

496 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198831877


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Land Law

Second Edition

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

Core Texts Series

  • Incorporates the authors' unique approach to land law which helps students understand how rules work in isolation as well as how they interlink. This approach benefits them with the tools to accomplish high-level analysis quickly
  • The most succinct, high-level textbook available in this area, allowing students to focus on gaining a sophisticated and thorough understanding of the core elements
  • Depth and detail is presented in context, guiding students through the maze of abstract topics
  • Significant cases are emphasized in the text and are used to illustrate rules while diagrams clarify key points for visual learners
  • Further reading lists accompany each chapter to direct additional research, and end-of-chapter questions give students an opportunity to test their knowledge

New to this Edition:

  • Coverage of recent case law on priorities and land registration, including Court of Appeal decisions in Baker v Craggs, Antoine v Barclays Bank UK, and Rashid v Nasrullah
  • Detailed discussion of the application of human rights in land law, including analysis of the Supreme Court's decision in R (Mott) v Environment Agency and of decisions of the European Court of Human Rights (FJM v UK, Vzric v Croatia)
  • Synthesis of recent case law on the informal acquisition of interests in land, such as Marr v Collie, Habberfield v Habberfield, and Generator Developments v Lidl
  • Revised coverage of the law of easements, in light of the important decision of the Supreme Court in the key case Regency Villas
  • Discussion of actual and proposed legislative reform, such as the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 and the Law Commission's proposals on land registration, leasehold home ownership, and commonhold
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