Property Law

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Our comprehensive property law list provides expert advice for professionals and students alike and includes titles ranging from Adverse Possession to Agricultural Law to The Law of Compulsory Purchase to Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants.

In addition, all our professional negligence titles are available as part of our Property and Land Law online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

Our unrivalled title and recently published second edition, Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants, explores the types of covenants practitioners have to contend with, and offers practical advice in this far-reaching area of law. The title is an established resource for those within property law, covering a complex and broad area of practice.

The new third edition of The Law of Compulsory Purchase details the practice, procedure, policy and valuation of a compulsory purchase and allows readers to find the answers needed quickly and easily. This authoritative book is the sole volume to this complex area of the law.

For practitioners requiring a comprehensive text covering the full spectrum of property issues, our forthcoming publication Property Damage is a vital practice tool. With numerous case law examples to apply, it is an important resource for those with expertise across fields of insurance, construction, product liability and professional liability.
Written by leading practitioners, our property law titles provide valuable advice and guidance. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants

Scamell and Gasztowicz on Land Covenants, 2nd edition, brings the material up to date, exploring the types of covenants practitioners have to contend with, and seeking to offer practical advice in this complex and far reaching area of law. The second edition includes coverage of positive covenants and planning covenants which no other title on the market currently offers. A covenant can be either positive or negative. It is important... Read more

Barlow’s Cohabitants and the Law

“While most recommended books on cohabitation law centre on property claims, this is one of the best general guides around for all aspects of cohabitation law” (New Law Journal, October 2018) “From ownership of property to inheritance tax and from registering the birth of children to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme this book covers it all.” (Cornerstone Barristers, August 2018) As the number of couples choosing to live together (and... Read more

The Law of Compulsory Purchase

Being spread across several statutes of varying antiquity and many judicial decisions, compulsory purchase and compensation law can appear daunting. This authoritative book is your single accessible volume to this complex and wide-ranging area of the law. The Law of Compulsory Purchase sets out the practice, procedure, policy and valuation of a compulsory purchase and allows you to find the answers you need quickly and easily. It provides a summarised... Read more

Planning Enforcement

Planning enforcement is one of the most diverse and complex areas of law. It is primarily concerned with the taking of steps against development carried on without planning permission or in breach of conditions on a planning permission. These powers are principally contained in Part VII of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990. They were heavily amended by the Planning and Compensation Act 1991. Subsequent amendments have been made... Read more

Property Professionals’ Negligence and Liability

Property Professionals’ Negligence and Liability: Surveyors, Valuers, Estate Agents and Auctioneers provides a comprehensive guide for those advising upon, and dealing with, the civil liability and professional discipline of valuers/surveyors, estate agents and auctioneers. Written by a leading practitioner in the field, it deals with a variety of topics, from general principles to specific situations, providing practical guidance to the regulatory and procedural aspects. The work commences with an overview... Read more

Ashton & Reid on Clubs and Associations

The diversity and complexity of the legal issues that can arise in the course of the activities of a club, society or association present numerous questions for those advising and managing those bodies for which they need guidance. Problems range from the interpretation of rules to anti-discrimination legislation. Legal issues can span alcohol licensing, company law, employment law, expulsion procedures, litigation, meetings, promotions of lotteries, property law, charities law and... Read more

Commercial Leases and Insolvency

Commercial Leases and Insolvency is accepted as the best source of reference for practitioners advising the parties when a tenant of a commercial property becomes insolvent. It examines a complex range of legal issues covering both the insolvency rules and property law. It also provides an overview of the various procedures available under the insolvency regime and the different contexts within which a lease may operate helping commercial landlords and... Read more

Property Damage

Over the last few years there has been an emerging specialism for property damage. Property damage frequently leads to losses other than the cost of repairing the damage, giving rise to disputes about the extent to which those losses can be recovered from insurers. Insurance companies have increased the number of claims they defend in court and these cases have become progressively more technical, hence the number of cases now... Read more

Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: Legal and Regulatory Challenges

As a result of the criticism of the way banks were looking after savings following the financial crisis of 2008, cryptocurrencies originated as an alternative digital currency system. The first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was released in 2009 and whilst it is probably the most popular cryptocurrency, there are now approximately 1300 cryptocurrencies with a worth of £500 billion. Blockchain is the payment processing technology underlying cryptocurrencies. All cryptocurrency transactions are saved... Read more