Textbook on Land Law

Textbook on Land Law

by Judith-Anne MacKenzie, Aruna Nair

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198809586
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/17/2018
Pages: 688
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 6.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author



Judith-Anne MacKenzie, Barrister, formerly a member of the Government Legal Service and a former Senior Civil Servant at the Department for Transport, Aruna Nair, Lecturer in Property Law, King's College London

Judith-Anne MacKenzie was, for 21 years, a practising barrister in the Civil Service working initially as Assistant Parliamentary Counsel (drafting legislation), and later as a Senior Civil Servant in the DTI, the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and the Department for Transport. Prior to that she was a legal academic and a barrister in private practice. She has now retired from practice but continues to work as an author. She is also Special Advisor to the Save Me Trust.

Dr Aruna Nair is a Lecturer in Property Law at King's College London. She has experience of teaching land and property law at King's College London and at the University of Oxford where she was a part-time tutor. Before holding teaching posts Dr Nair was a Research Assistant working on property, family, and trusts law for the Law Commission.

Table of Contents



Part I: Introduction
1. Estates in land
2. Interests in land
Part II: The Freehold Estate
3. Buying a house
4. The contract
5. Unregistered land
6. Registered land
7. Acquisition of an estate by adverse possession
Part III: Legal Estates
8. The freehold estate
9. The leasehold estate
10. Obligations of landlord and tenant
11. Enforcement of leasehold covenants
12. Remedies for breach of leasehold covenants
Part IV: Trusts
13. Express and implied trusts
14. Trusts of land
15. Settled Land Act settlements
16. Perpetuities and accumulations
17. Co-ownership
18. Resulting and constructive trusts
19. Proprietary estoppel
Part V: Licences and Rights to the Family Home
20. Licences and their enforcement
21. Special rights in relation to the family home
Part VI: Rights in Land
22. Mortgages and charges
23. Priorities in relation to mortgages and charges
24. Easements
25. Freehold covenants
Part VII: Conclusion
26. What is land?

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