The Modern Law of Estoppel

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Author: Elizabeth Cooke

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198262221

Category: Law

Page: 176

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The law of estoppel is a modern concept with a medieval label. It concerns the enforcement of obligations outside the law of contract and tort; we might call it the law of consistency, which obliges people to stand by things they have said. This is a book for lawyers, but will be of interest to other readers as a picture of how the law has tried to deal with its own shortcomings. The book will be of interest practitioners and scholars in other jurisdictions particularly Australia and New Zealand.

The Modern Law of Contract

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Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317743601

Category: LAW

Page: 594

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Offers students with a logical introduction to contract law. Exploring various developments and case decisions in the field of contract law, this title combines an examination of authorities and commentaries with a modern contextual approach.

The Modern Law of Evidence

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Author: Adrian Keane

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231669

Category: Law

Page: 760

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The Modern Law of Evidence is well-established and widely relied upon as a lucid, engaging and authoritative exposition of the contemporary law of evidence. This book has been cited with approval by the highest appellate courts and continues to be a useful reference for practitioners and judges. . This seventh edition continues to provide up to date coverage of the burgeoning case law that has arisen since enactment of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. In particular, ongoing developments in the areas of hearsay and the bad character of the accused are thoroughly explained and analysed. This book has been cited with approval by the highest appellate courts and is an ideal text for the undergraduate student, students studying on the BVC and LPC. It also continues to be a useful reference for practitioners and judges.

Property Law

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Author: Roger J. Smith

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405858663

Category: Land tenure

Page: 608

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This book provides full coverage of basic property and land law principles. Particular attention is given to principles relating to personality and the role of possession for both land and chattels. Relevant trust and equitable principles are explained.

Structure and Justification in Private Law

Essays for Peter Birks

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Author: Charles E F Rickett,Ross Grantham

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847314120

Category: Law

Page: 492

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Peter Birks's tragically early death, and his immense influence around the world, led immediately to the call for a volume of essays in his honour by scholars who had known him as a colleague, teacher and friend. One such volume, published in 2006, contained essays largely from scholars working in England (Mapping the Law: Essays in Memory of Peter Birks, edited by Andrew Burrows and Lord Rodger). This volume contains the essays of those outside England who chose to honour Peter, and appears later than the English volume, reflecting the far flung habitations of its authors. The essays contained in this volume are focussed around the law of unjust enrichment, but are not narrowly preoccupied - instead they move freely from unjust enrichment to some of the most profound questions in private law concerning taxonomy, the relationship between contract, property and unjust enrichment, and the place of remedies within private law. This volume, featuring the work of some of the world's great private lawyers, provides a fitting tribute to a great scholar, and a series of thought-provoking essays inspired by his example. Contributors Kit Barker Michael Bryan Peter Butler Hanoch Dagan Simone Degeling Daniel Friedmann Mark Gergen Ross Grantham Steve Hedley John McCamus Mitchell McInnes Eoin O'Dell Charles Rickett Struan Scott Emily Sherwin Stephen Smith Richard Sutton Michael Tilbury Stephen Waddams Peter Watts Ernest Weinrib Eric Descheemaeker

Property Law

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Author: Roger John Smith

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9781405801140

Category: Land tenure

Page: 620

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This is the ideal text for undergraduate students taking courses in land and property law. It provides full, detailed and up-to-date coverage of all core topics in this area, promoting a sophisticated and confident grasp of the subject.

The Modern Law of Real Property

With an Introduction for the Student and an Appendix Containing the Limitation Act, 1874, the Vendor and Purchaser Act, 1874, the Land Transfer Act, 1875, the Settled Estates Act, 1877, the Conveyancing Acts, 1881, 1882, the Settled Land Act, 1882, the Married Women's Property Act, 1882, and the Rules of the Supreme Court, 1882

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Author: Louis Arthur Goodeve

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Real property

Page: 622

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The New Law of Land Registration

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Author: Elizabeth Cooke

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847316867

Category: Law

Page: 315

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This book is an examination of the law of land registration in England and Wales, in the light of the Land Registration Act 2002, and in particular at the way land registration is influenced by, and in turn influences, the evolution of land law as a whole. It examines the legal problems that have arisen in connection with land registration and considers the effect of the 2002 statute, drawing extensively upon the law in other jurisdictions and considering possibilities for future development. This is a book which will be essential reading for students, their teachers, and practitioners who will have to grapple with the intricacies of the new Act when it comes into force.

Title and Title Conflicts in respect of Intermediated Securities under English Law

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Author: Wenwen Liang

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443852090

Category: Law

Page: 220

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This book examines property issues in respect of intermediated securities under English law, namely title and title conflicts between a true owner and a purchaser. Intangible book entry securities held with an intermediary, often commingled with the holdings of other clients of the intermediary, often give rise to uncertainty in property rights in the securities of an investor under most legal systems, for example, whether property rights can be established and how title conflicts are dealt with. This book identifies the flexible framework of English property law for establishing property rights over commingled intangibles, in particular through trusts; establishes the policy of priority rules as of comparing the merits of rights and preferring a vested right of a true owner over a subsequent purchaser, particularly a vested right under fiduciary relations. The book works towards the conclusion that, given the general principle of English property law for vested rights, title conflicts may be tilted towards purchasers in a mild rather than a radical way, by introducing a good faith purchaser rule to intermediated securities or leaving it to judicial discretion where an estoppel might work in favour of a purchaser. This book is suitable for lawyers, officials and academics in the field of intermediated securities, as well as trust, property and financial regulation.

Commentaries on the Modern Law of Real Property

Being a Comprehensive Treatment of Every Phase of the Subject with Special Reference to the Acquisition, Encumbrance and Alienation of Real Property

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Author: George Washington Thompson,Leonard Augustus Jones

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Forms (Law)

Page: N.A

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Landmark Cases in Land Law

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Author: Nigel Gravells

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1782251529

Category: Law

Page: 304

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Landmark Cases in Land Law is the sixth volume in the Landmark Cases series of collected essays on leading cases (previous volumes in the series having covered Restitution, Contract, Tort, Equity and Family Law). The eleven cases in this volume cover the period 1834 to 2011, although, interestingly, no fewer than six of the cases were decided or reported in the 1980s. The names of the selected cases will be familiar to property lawyers. However, individually, the essays provide a reappraisal of the cases from a wide range of perspectives - focusing on their historical, social or theoretical context, highlighting previously neglected aspects and even questioning their perceived importance. Collectively, the essays explore several common themes that pervade the law of property ? the numerus clausus principle, the conclusiveness of registration, the desirability of certainty in the law and the central question of the enforceability of interests through changes in ownership of land. This volume provides a collection of essays that will be of interest to academics, students and practitioners.

Private Law and the Rule of Law

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Author: Lisa M Austin,Dennis Klimchuk

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191045578

Category: Law

Page: 375

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The rule of law is widely perceived to be a public law doctrine, concerned with the way in which governmental authority conforms to the dictates of law. The goal of this book is to challenge this presumption. The chapters in this volume all consider the idea that the rule of law concerns the nature of law generally and the conditions under which any relationship - that among citizens as well as that between citizens and the state - becomes subject to law. Addressing two major questions, they ask if our understanding of the rule of law is enriched by considering how and to what degree it is expressed or realized in private law, and whether our understanding of the private law is enriched by adding the principles of the rule of law to the traditional list of core private law concepts. Bringing together leading philosophers of private and public law, this volume examines key questions in a little-explored field, and will be essential reading for all those interested in the rule of law and in private law theory.

Modern Land Law

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Author: Martin Dixon

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136242929

Category: Law

Page: 520

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Modern Land Law offers a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension about the subject’s formidability from the outset, this compact textbook provides an absorbing and exact analysis of all the key legal principles relating to land. Written with students firmly in mind, the principal features of this textbook include: • a clear introduction to every chapter which frames each topic in its wider context; • corresponding chapter summaries which help to consolidate learning and encourage reflection; • the use of tables and diagrams to aid understanding of complicated topics; • a friendly two-colour text design which complements Martin Dixon’s comprehensible and engaging writing; • a new companion website which supports this textbook for the first time with a fully customisable testbank for lecturers; self-test questions and practice exam-style questions for students as well as podcasts to keep students updated with new cases, important decisions and other newsworthy issues relating to land law. Updated fully to include discussion of the most recent case law such as Berrisford v Mexfield Housing Association, Halifax v Popeck and Jones v Kernott, Modern Land Law is one of the most current and reliable textbooks available on land law today.

Land Law

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Author: Elizabeth Cooke

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199268993

Category: Law

Page: 248

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This book provides an introduction to the key elements of land law. Written by a leading academic in the field, it covers the core areas of modern land law giving readers an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the whole subject.