Modern Land Law by Mark P. ThompsonModern Land Law by Mark P. Thompson

Modern Land Law

byMark P. Thompson

Paperback | July 28, 2012

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Modern Land Law offers fresh and contemporary coverage of a traditionally difficult subject. Mark Thompson moves away from the typically dense, black-letter approach adopted by many textbooks to take a more engaging look at the social context within which land law operates. The book isstructured to reflect the key topics that are typically covered on the LLB, making it ideal for use as a main textbook, and the contextual approach and selective coverage ensure that it offers in-depth and rigorous analysis and discussion. The author excels in explaining difficult rules and conceptsclearly but without oversimplification, and guides students around the common pitfalls in areas where there is typically misunderstanding or confusion. The fifth edition includes extended coverage of the Human Rights Act in land law; new coverage of the developments concerning estoppel; and expansion of the chapters on easements and covenants, to take full account of the final Law Commission proposals relating to these areas. Coverage of the familyhome has been revised to deal with the impact of Stack v Dowden and the Supreme Court decision on Kernott v Jones.
Mark P. Thompson is Professor of Law and Pro-Vice Chancellor at Leicester University. He is a specialist in Property Law and has acted as consultant to the Law Commission on two Working Papers.
Title:Modern Land LawFormat:PaperbackDimensions:670 pagesPublished:July 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199641374

ISBN - 13:9780199641376


Table of Contents

1. The Scope of the Subject2. Tenure and Estates3. Law and Equity4. The 1925 Legislation5. Registration of Title6. The Transfer of Freehold Land7. Possessory Titles8. Consecutive and Concurrent Interests in Land9. Co-ownership 1: Acquisition of Interests in the Home10. Co-ownership 2: The Legal Framework of Co-ownership11. Leasehold Estates12. Mortgages13. Easements14. Covenants between Freeholders15. Licences and Estoppel

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "An excellent, competent book. Students would do well to follow an uncomplicated and comprehensive exposition such as this." --Louisa Dubery, Senior Lecturer, University of Winchester