Property Law

Easements and co-ownership webinar 2021

This lecture, recorded live at a webinar in May 2021, explains how to answer questions about easements and co-ownership.

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Mortgages and freehold covenants – webinar 2021

This lecture was recorded live at a webinar in May 2021

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Acquisition & priority of third party rights Q&A

Generally, a right which does not amount to an interest in land can only be enforced between the original parties. An interest in land, however, is capable of binding a purchaser, subject to the appropriate rules of priority. In this lecture, by reference to the question below, Gianni Vuolo demonstrates how to approach and construct answers […]

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Adverse possession Q&A

This recording explains and demonstrates how to construct an answer to a problem question on adverse possession in the law of property.

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Proprietary estoppel

This lecture explains the equitable doctrine of proprietary estoppel under which a promise which has been relied on may be enforced.

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Leases – nature and acquisition (the lease / licence distinction)

This lecture explains the required characteristics and modes of acquisition that distinguish leases from mere personal rights of occupation (licences).

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Leasehold covenants – enforceability after assignment or sub-letting

This lecture explains how the enforceability of leasehold covenants is affected when a tenant’s lease or landlord’s reversion is assigned to a 3rd party, or tenant creates a sub-lease.

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Leasehold covenants – types and remedies for breach

This lecture includes a discussion of some common types of covenant found in leases and with the remedies available for breach of covenant.

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Mortgages

This recording deals with the law of mortgages

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Freehold covenants

This lecture deals with covenants (promises by deed) made by the owner of estate in one piece of land to owner of estate in another.

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Acquisition of easements

This recording deals with whether a valid enforceable easement was correctly acquired.

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Characteristics of easements

This recording deals with the characteristics a right must have to be capable of being held as an easement.

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Co-ownership of property

This series of lecture presentations covers the law relating to express and implied co-ownership of land, including the special rules applicable to co-ownership of a family home.

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Creation and priority of interests Q&A

This lecture presentation demonstrates how to answer a question dealing with the acquisition of 3rd party rights in land and whether they have priority when the land is subsequently purchased.

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Nature and creation of leases: the lease/licence distinction Q&A

This presentation takes you through the construction of an answer to a question on the nature and creation of leases.

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Priorities

This module deals with the rules of priority of interests – that is, those rules which decide whether or not an existing proprietary right in land binds a purchaser.

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Types of proprietary right and their acquisition

This lecture module deals with how to decide whether a proprietary right in land has been acquired.

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A structured approach to Land Law

This introductory presentation sets out a structured approach to learning land law.

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