Lexis Nexis UK, 2003
This book provides a full treatise on the law of adverse possession, both before and after the Land Registration Act 2002, referring to both English and Commonwealth authorities, and examines the various issues of principle and practice which arise. It was described in a review in the New Law Journal as follows: a scholarly and comprehensive account of the old and the new law ... This is the first book devoted to the subject and in 36 chapters grouped into five parts Stephen Jourdan has the space to display the fruits of his meticulous research."
Atkin's Court Forms, Vol. 4 (Agricultural Land)
Atkin’s Court Forms is the United Kingdom’s only encyclopaedia of Civil Litigation Forms, Precedents and Procedure.
They provide a truly unrivalled collection of the main procedural documents required in every civil proceeding before the courts and judicial tribunals of England and Wales.
Atkin's Court Forms currently comprises a set of 60+ volumes.
Barnsley's Land Options (5th edition)
Thomson Reuters, 2009
Widely recognised as the leading work in this area of law, and now in its 5th edition, Barnsley's Land Options provides practical commentary and analysis on the law of options relating to land. The book takes a step-by-step approach with clear explanation of this complex subject.
The term "Commonhold" describes the new form of land owning within registered freehold land. As an alternative to leasehold ownership the scheme ensures that the occupants of a development are entirely in control, with no landlord or other third party able to exercise influence. The book is a complete guide to commonhold. It provides a description of the new system along with expert and practical guidance on its implementation and administration.
Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Precedents of Pleadings (14th Edition)
Sweet & Maxwell, 2000
Bullen & Leake & Jacob is widely regarded as the essential guide to drafting statements of case. This new edition presents an expanded and revised stock of authoritative, modern and structured precedents complete with guiding commentary. Written at a time when the Civil Procedure Rules have bedded down somewhat, the 14th edition will fully reflect all the issues of the CPR and the legislative and judicial developments in the individual practice areas. Busy practitioners can rest assured that they are relying on the most up-to-date information.
• A new edition of the standard work, completely updated and cautiously expanded
• Coverage of both mainstream and specialist practice areas
• A practical working tool for all advocates in an easily-searched and user friendly format
• Provides tightly drafted precedents and invaluable best practice advice
Compulsory Purchase: Recent Decisions
The paper sets out those recent cases which may be of general assistance to practitioners, covering the period June 2010 – June 2011
Compulsory Purchase: Recent Decisions (PDF 68Kb)
PLA Conference, April 2011
Case Law Kaleidoscope (PDF 101Kb)
Charles II and England's Guantanamo Bay
PLA Conference Oxford, 2011
Charles II and England's Guantanamo Bay (PDF 65Kb)
The Position of a Landlord whose Tenant is in Administration
Lexis Conference February 2011