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Published: 16 August 2021

1,168 Pages


ISBN: 9780198868521

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Land Law

Text, Cases and Materials

Fifth Edition

Ben McFarlane, Nicholas Hopkins, and Sarah Nield

Text, Cases, and Materials

  • Combines insightful author commentary with carefully selected extracts to provide a thought-provoking and contextualized account of the subject
  • The authors' unique approach to land law helps students to understand how rules work in isolation as well as how they interlink, enabling them to think critically and with a high level of analysis
  • Provides detailed discussion of key land law cases, drawing together extracts from leading judgments, responses to controversial decisions, and the authors' own opinion to create a well-rounded account of the subject
  • Takes a thorough, detailed, and critical approach to the subject, providing a framework to support students throughout their course
  • Each chapter begins with a discussion of 'central issues', providing an at-a-glance account of the key debates and principles shaping each area of law
  • Includes end-of-chapter questions and further reading suggestions to support independent study of the subject and to help students prepare for assessments
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • A full, comprehensive update to cases and other new developments is offered so that students have access to the most relevant information
  • New cases considered in this edition include decisions of the Supreme Court, such as Regency Villas v Diamond Resorts (on easements), R (on the application of Mott) v Environment Agency (on human rights), One Step (Support) Ltd v Morris-Garner (on damages for breach of restrictive covenants), Manchester Ship Canal Co Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd (on licences), and of the Court of Appeal, such as Habberfield v Habberfield (on proprietary estoppel) and Dhillon v Barclays Bank (on rectification of the land register)
  • Significant proposals contained in recent Law Commission Reports (e.g. on land registration and on ownership of flats) are considered in detail
  • Revised headings and sub-headings offer clear signposting of the key land law themes, improving the navigability of the text for students

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