Land Law

Land Law

Toni Spencer

This book will help candidates preparing for the SQE1 exam to revise the legal concepts that underpin land law and will give them a strong base in the Functioning Legal Knowledge required for the SQE1 assessment. It demonstrates the working of the core principles of honesty and integrity in accordance with the SoSC, the SRA Principles and the Code of Conduct. It covers all the core areas of the SQE1 curriculum, and readers will find a combination of case law extracts plus practical scenarios to demonstrate how the law operates in practice. Readers will be able to test their subject knowledge and their ability to identify and apply relevant statutes, case law, legal principles and rules to problem scenarios, through multiple-choice questions in the style of the SQE assessment.


The Nature and Principles of Land Law

Registered Land

Unregistered Land

Freehold Estates in Land

Leasehold Estates in Land

Legal and Equitable Interests: Easements

Legal and Equitable Interests: Freehold Covenants

Legal and Equitable Interests: Mortgages


Author details

Toni Spencer works at the University of Sunderland as an Academic Tutor and Supervising Solicitor within the Student Law Clinic. She is module leader for both Land Law at undergraduate level and Property and Practice at postgraduate level and has recently taken on the role of deputy programme leader for the LLB. Toni is actively involved in setting assessment questions to comply with the SQE specifications. Before moving into academia, Toni worked in private practice for nearly 20 years and many of the scenarios and additional guidance in this book are drawn from that professional experience. She is also the author of Revise SQE Property Law and Practice.

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