Cheshire and Burn's Modern Law of Real Property by Edward BurnCheshire and Burn's Modern Law of Real Property by Edward Burn

Cheshire and Burn's Modern Law of Real Property

byEdward Burn, John Cartwright

Paperback | October 12, 2011

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The eighteenth edition of this classic work on land law has been fully updated and revised to ensure that it presents the modern law of real property - the land law of the twenty-first century - whilst setting the modern law in the context of its historical foundations.
Edward H. Burn, B.C.L., M.A., is a Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Lincoln's Inn. He is an Emeritus Student of Christ Church, Oxford, and formerly a Professor of Law at City University, London. John Cartwright, B.C.L., M.A., is a Student and Tutor of Christ Church, Oxford; and a Professor of the Law of Contract at Oxford University....
Title:Cheshire and Burn's Modern Law of Real PropertyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1352 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 2.33 inPublished:October 12, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019959340X

ISBN - 13:9780199593408

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Table of Contents

Part I Introduction1. An introduction to land lawPart II The modern law in historical context2. The common law system3. Modification of the common law by equity4. Settlements before 19265. The simplification of the law: 1925, 1996 and 2002Part III Estates and interests in land6. The estate in fee simple absolute in possession7. Commonhold8. General characteristics and creation of leases9. Covenants in leases10. Termination of leases and recovery of possession by the landlord11. Statutory codes for special leases12. The strict settlement and the trust for sale before 199713. The trust of land14. Concurrent interests15. Future interests: the rules against perpetuities and accumulations of income16. Entailed interests and life interests17. Determinable interests and interests upon condition subsequent18. Easements and profits19. Covenants20. Rent charges21. Mortgages22. Equities and proprietary estoppel23. LicencesPart IV The creation, transfer and extinction of estates and interests in land24. The contract25. Formalities required for the creation and transfer of estates and interests in land26. Capacity to acquire, hold and transfer estates and interests in land27. Unregistered conveyancing28. Registered conveyancing29. Extinction of estates and interests in land

Editorial Reviews

"Review from previous edition: The work maintains its winning formula: a conventional coverage, the use of straightforward language, and an incisive and direct mode of legal analysis." --Conveyancer and Property Lawyer