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Complete Land Law

Text, Cases and Materials

Seventh Edition

Barbara Bogusz and Roger Sexton

04 March 2022

ISBN: 9780198869009

824 pages

In Stock


Price: £37.99

Concepts, cases, and commentary combine to stimulate active learning, critical thinking, and perceptive analysis.



Complete Land Law offers students a blend of concepts with analytical commentary, combined with carefully selected cases and extracts which stimulate critical thinking and promotes a complete understanding of how the law works in practice.

  • The authors' concise writing and clear explanations of the legal concepts gives students a strong base on which to build their knowledge
  • A logical narrative in which discussion is based around extracts from cases and primary materials shows students first-hand the law at work to give them a deeper understanding of the topic
  • Students are supported throughout the book by thought-provoking thinking points, cross-references to related areas of discussion, and flowcharts and diagrams, to support the development of analytical skills across the whole subject area
  • Scenario questions within the book and self-test questions online help to consolidate knowledge and give students the confidence to perform well in assessments
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

About the Author(s)

Barbara Bogusz, Lecturer in Law, University of Leicester, and Roger Sexton, Former Senior Lecturer in Law, Nottingham Trent University

Barbara Bogusz is Lecturer in Law at the University of Leicester where she is involved in teaching land law and intellectual property law on the LLB. Barbara is also the author, with Elspeth Berry and Matthew Homewood, of Complete EU Law (OUP).

Roger Sexton is a Former Senior Lecturer in Law at Nottingham Trent University where he specialized for many years in teaching land law.

Table of Contents

    Part 1 Introduction: Estates and Interests in Land
    1:Introduction to the types of property rights in land
    2:Tenures and estates
    3:Creation of legal and equitable rights in land
    Part 2 Unregistered Land
    4:Protection of legal and equitable property rights in unregistered land
    Part 3 Registered Land
    5:Registration of title - the basic principles
    6:Interests protected by registration and overriding interests
    Part 4 Acquisition of Interests in Land (I)
    7:Trusts of land
    8:Co-ownership of land - the basic principles
    9:Co-ownership - the resolution of disputes
    Part 5 Acquisition of Interests in Land (II)
    10:Licences and proprietary estoppel
    Part 6 Leases
    11:Leases - the basic requirements
    12:Obligations in leases
    13:The running of covenants in a lease
    14:Termination of leases
    Part 7 Informal Acquisition of Legal Estates
    15:Adverse possession and the limitation acts
    Part 8 Protection for the Purchaser of Registered Land
    16:Rectification of the register of title
    Part 9 Easements
    17:The essential characteristics of easements
    18:Creation of express and implied grants of easements
    19:Prescription for easements (and profits)
    Part 10 Freehold Covenants: Restrictive and Positive Covenants
    20:Freehold covenants
    21:Escaping from restrictive covenants
    Part 11 Mortgages
    22:The creation of mortgages
    23:The remedies of mortgages
    24:The operation of mortgages

Additional Resources

The seventh edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by online resources.
The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks
· A range of additional resources for this book are available online, including:
- Guidance to end-of-chapter questions
- Self-test questions
- Flashcard glossary
- Links to websites and further research

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