This module is delivered in two major units:
- Law of Real Property, including freehold and leasehold interests, fixtures, trusts, easements and profits, restrictive covenants, mortgages, conveyancing, registered land, adverse possession.
- Landlord and Tenant Law, with particular reference to business and residential tenancies, including leasehold enfranchisement.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Identify legal estates and interests in land and explain the rights of owners, occupiers and others in relation to real property.
- Apply landlord and tenant law to the process of identifying a management strategy in relation to the property.
- Identify, and propose solutions to, legal problems relating to the operational management, transfer and occupation of the property.
|Coursework||Case study assignment||50%|
|Examination||Seen exam (1.5 hours)||50%|
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Garner, S. and Frith, A. (2013) A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant. 7th ed. OUP
- Dixon, M. (2016) Modern Land Law, 10th ed. Routledge
- Dixon, M. (2010) Modern Land Law (4th ed.), OUP available as an E-book
- Stroud, A. (2013) Making Sense of Land Law. 4th ed. Palgrave Macmillan
- Wilkie, M., Luxton, P., Morgan, J. and Cole, G. (2013) Landlord and Tenant Law. 9th ed. Palgrave MacMillan