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Thompson's Modern Land Law 7th ed

ISBN13: 9780198828020
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198722830
Published: August 2019
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.99

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Thompson's Modern Land Law looks at the core areas of this subject area through a theoretical and critical lens. The authors excel at explaining difficult rules and concepts clearly but without oversimplification, guiding students around the common pitfalls in areas where there is typically misunderstanding or confusion.

Straightforward accounts of the law are underpinned by insightful author commentary on areas of debate, exposing students to critical reasoning.

Examples of the context in which land law operates helps students to understand abstract topics and encourages them to appreciate the social importance of this subject.

Property Law
1: The scope of the subject
2: Tenure and estates
3: Law, equity and human rights
4: The 1925 legislation
5: Registration of title
6: The transfer of freehold land
7: Possessory titles
8: Consecutive and concurrent interests in land
9: Co-ownership 1: acquisition of interests in the home
10: Co-ownership 2: the legal framework of co-ownership
11: Leasehold estates
12: Mortgages
13: Easements
14: Covenants between freeholders
15: Licences and estoppel