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Published: 22 August 2019

608 Pages


ISBN: 9780198828020

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Thompson's Modern Land Law

Seventh Edition

Martin George and Antonia Layard

  • Detailed but lucid explanations of difficult rules and concepts guide students through areas that they commonly find challenging
  • The theoretical approach is supported by excellent author commentary, exposing students to areas of debate and encouraging them to use critique in essays and examinations
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Analysis of the decision in the European Court of Human Rights in McDonald v McDonald on the right to a home in Article 8 ECHR and its application in cases involving private landlords
  • Treatment of the Supreme Court judgment in Regency Villas v Diamond Resorts on the validity of recreational easements
  • Full discussion of the Law Commission report on Updating the Land Registration Act 2002
  • Coverage of the Court of Appeal judgment in Baker v Craggs on the question of whether an easement can have overreaching effect
  • Critical analysis of a wealth of new cases on proprietary estoppel, including James v James, Smith-Tyrell v Bowden, Thompson v Thompson, Gee v Gee, and Moore v Moore
  • Reflections on constructive and resulting trusts in the wake of the Privy Council decision in Marr v Collie
  • Analysis of the Court of Appeals decision in Rashid v Nasrullah on adverse possession and fraud

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