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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Understanding Property Law 4th ed isbn 9780421829305

Understanding Property Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780421634909
ISBN: 0421634901
New Edition ISBN: 0421829303
Published: August 1998
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Understanding Property Law provides a background to an area of law which is notoriously inaccessible. Standing back from their subject, the authors of this book elucidate how the practices of the past have shaped the development and form of the modern law. In doing so they stress the role of lawyers in the transactions - such as sale, gift and inheritance - in which their clients become involved. This focus upon the work which lawyers do in their offices provides a necessary complement to the emphasis on legislation and adjudication found in most textbooks. This edition has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate the reforms implemented by the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 and contemporary issues concerning homesharers. The important contextual parts of the book have also been substantially expanded.

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The idea of property; The study of property law; Ownership and title; The fragmentation of title to land; Equity; Tenancies; Leases and mortgages; Land use and land obligations; Transfer and the circulation of things; The mechanics of land transfer; The 1925 reforms; Conclusion.