Unlocking Land Law 6th ed
Published: February 2019
Country of Publication: UK
Price: Out of print
Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising land law.
The information is clearly presented in a logical structure and the following features support learning, helping you to advance with confidence:
- clear learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter set out the skills and knowledge you will need to get to grips with the subject;
- key facts summaries throughout each chapter allow you to progressively build and consolidate your understanding;
- end-of-chapter summaries provide a useful check-list for each topic;
- cases and judgments are highlighted to help you find them and add them to your notes quickly;
- frequent activities and self-test questions are included so you can put your knowledge into practice;
- sample essay questions with annotated answers prepare you for assessment;
- glossary of legal terms clarifies important definitions.
This edition has been extensively rewritten and updated to include discussion of recent changes and developments within the module. These include the decision in Marr v Collie  UKPC 17 and its implications on implied trusts and rights in the family home; Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts  EWCA Civ 238, which has reviewed the definition of an easement; Smith v Molyneux  UKPC 35, which revisits the law on consent to a licence in adverse possession cases, and, not least, the interesting decision in Baker v Craggs  EWCA 1126, which considers what constitutes a legal estate in land under s 2 Law of Property Act 1925.