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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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Contemporary Property Law

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ISBN13: 9781840147476
ISBN: 1840147474
Published: November 2000
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The first of two books based on papers given at a conference organized by the Centre for Property Law at Reading in March, 1998. Questions of human rights, changes in social structures and technological developments are all shown to have an impact on property law.

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Part 1 General property law: property - the challenge from restitution, Charles Rickett and Ross Grantham; the remedial aspects of equitable property, David Wright; what are we going to do about estoppel?, Elizabeth Cooke; property law - between private rights and public policy, Michael Doupe and Michael Salter.
Part 2 Land law: justice, informality and house-sharing, J.W. Harris; reform of the law relating to property rights on the breakdown of cohabitation, Mark P. Thompson; structural differences between registered and unregistered land law - a flickering awareness; title insurance - its relevance to lenders, Giles Morgan; continuing problems of formality in contracts for the sale of land? - the issue of substantive interpretation, Gerwyn Griffiths; formalities for declaring trusts of land, David Wilde; mortgages and the flexible workforce, Jill Morgan; acquiring a prescriptive right to commit a nuisance, Ian Dawson and Alison Dunn; suing in private nuisance - the rights of the property owner, Rosalind Malcolm.
Part 3 Landlord and tenant: the shift towards a commercial interpretation of leases - hunting for allegories on the banks of the Nile, Mike Biles; repudiation of leases - a fool's paradise, Warren Barr; reimbursement of tenant substitutes, Peter Sparkes; private sector agricultural tenancy arrangements - the European experience, Neil Ravenscroft, Roger Gibbard, Susan Markwell and Jo Reeves.