Land law is a core element of all law degrees in England and Wales. Unlocking Land Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts of this core area with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation to the subject. This third edition of Unlocking Land Law is fully up-to-date with the latest changes in the law and now includes discussion of home information packs (HiPs), the move towards e-conveyancing, developments in proprietary estoppel, and all the major new cases.
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, including the issues arising from the decisions in Swift v 1st Ltd v Chief Land Registrar and Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd and their implications in registered land cases. It also reviews the law of implied trusts post Stack v Dowden and Jones v Kernott . The books in the Unlocking the Law Series get straight to the point and offer clear and concise coverage of the law, broken-down into bite-size sections with regular recaps to boost your confidence. They provide complete coverage of both core and popular optional law modules, presented in an innovative, visual format. Visit www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk for access to free study resources, including multiple choice questions, key questions and answers, revision mp3s and cases and materials exercises.
Written in an accessible style and broken up into manageable units, 'Unlocking Land Law' is one of a series which contains all the detail required for LLB and foundation course degrees. Plenty of cases for citation, quotations and journal extracts are provided to illustrate and expand upon the text.
Key Facts is the essential revision series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and post-graduate conversion courses. The Key Facts series provides the simplest and most effective way for you to absorb and retain the essential facts needed to pass your exams effortlessly. Key features include: * Diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise the key points * Structured heading levels to allow for clear recall of the main facts * Charts and tables to break down more complex information New to these editions is an improved text design making the books easier to read and the facts easier to retain. Key Facts books are supported by the website www.UnlockingTheLaw.co.uk where you will find extensive revision materials including MCQs and Key Q&As.
Land Law is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING LAND LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This fourth edition is fully up to date with the latest changes in the law and includes discussion of: The definition of land The registered land system Co-ownership Express, resulting and constructive trusts in land Leases Key rights in land such as easements and covenants Mortgages Proprietary estoppel and licences. Adverse possession The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter contains: aims and objectives activities such as self-test questions key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge diagrams to aid memory and understanding prominently displayed cases and judgments chapter summaries a glossary of legal terminology essay questions with answer plans. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions and updates to the law.
A clear and reliable account of public law, now revised and updated in an attractive new format in which the main points are brought to the fore and complexities explained to help you get to grips with this core component of an undergraduate or CPE/GDL law degree.
Land-based financing of urban infrastructure is growing in importance in the developing world. Why is it so difficult to finance urban infrastructure investment, when land values typically increase by more than the cost of investment? Unlocking Land Values to Finance Urban Infrastructure examines the theory underlying different instruments of land-based finance, such as betterment levies, developer exactions, impact fees, and the exchange of publicly owned land assets for infrastructure. It provides a wealth of case-study illustrations of how different land-based financing tools have been implemented, and the lessons learned from these experiences. This practical guide is designed to help expand the role of land-based financing in urban capital budgets in a way that strengthens urban infrastructure finance and urban land markets.
The law of torts is a vibrant and fast-moving area of the legal system. Unlocking Torts will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an essential foundation to tort law. This third edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments in the law and now includes all significant new cases, more discussion of consumer protection and recent information on proposed statutory developments in the area of liability for animals.
Knowledge of the English legal system is the cornerstone to every law degree in England and Wales. Unlocking the English Legal System will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with this essential foundation.
Criminal law is a dynamic and popular element of all law degrees. Unlocking Criminal Law will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms: Background to criminal law HomicideActus reus Non-fatal offences against the personMens rea Sexual offencesStrict liability TheftParties to a crime Robbery, burglary and other offences in the Theft ActsInchoate offences Deception offencesCapacity Cri.