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Vol 24 No 8 Aug/Sept 2019

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Land Law Directions 6th ed isbn 9780198809555

Land Law Directions 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780198748458
New Edition ISBN: 9780198809555
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199685646
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Do your students think land law is complex and abstract?

Designed to support a progressive learning experience, Land Law Directions provides a lively introduction to the subject and makes this often daunting area clear and engaging.

The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them:

  • Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly
  • Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear
  • Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law
  • Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence
  • Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place they can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further
An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including:

  • suggested approaches to the end of chapter questions in the text
  • additional self-test questions
  • web links
  • a flashcard glossary
  • writing on advanced topics
  • legal updates
  • photographs from the book.

Subjects:
Property Law
Contents:
Part 1: Introduction
1: What is land?
2: The structure of land law

Part 2: Legal Estates
3: The freehold estate
4: Registration of title
5: Leases
6: Adverse possession

Part 3: Sole and Joint Owners of Land
7: The sole owner of land
8: Joint owners of land (co-ownership)
9: Trusts and the family home
10: Trusts of land

Part 4: Rights Over Land
11: Easements and profits
12: Covenants in freehold land
13: Mortgages

Part 5: The Bigger Picture
14: Completing the puzzle
15: Exam technique and the perils of question spotting