LLB Advanced Property Law

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Module leader: To be confirmed

Module description:

This module will examine what might be called the higher branches of the Law of Property, building upon the knowledge gained from the Property Law module studied in year two. The module will include some new topics such as Trespass to Land, and the applicable human rights jurisprudence; butut it will also allow deeper and more theoretical engagement with key concepts.

It will draw on currentthemes in research, but also seek to explore the practical effects of property law on the world that we live in. The module will engage with contemporary theories of Property, as well as tying those theories to their historical roots, and address topical issues in the laws of Adverse Possession and Trespass, and the reach of Human Rights claims to Property. Topics covered include:

  • The Theory of Property
  • Property in Comparative and Historical Perspective
  • The Nature of Equitable Ownership 
  • Trespass to Land 
  • Adverse Possession
  • Property and Human Rights