Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Land Law - Oxford Scholarship Online
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Land Law

Elizabeth Cooke


This book is an account of the land law of England and Wales written in the Clarendon style: as a letter to a friend, with a minimum of footnotes and statutory material. It explains the origins of land law in the feudal system, its transformation by the legislation of 1925, and the modern regime in which registration is the key to the validity and enforceability of interests in land. The unique role of the trust in English law is explored, and the many complications that can arise where ownership of land is shared (whether concurrently or consecutively). Themes of the book include the manageme ... More

Keywords: land, property, estates, interests, registration, leases, mortgages, covenants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198854067
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198854067.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Cooke, author
Judge, Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)