Property, Trusts & Succession


3rd Edition, August 2017

This title provides full coverage of the property, trusts and succession parts of the LLB syllabus in Scotland in one convenient volume. The relevant rules of statute and common law are surveyed and frequent examples used, making this a highly practical and accessible text.

Key contents include:
Personal and real rights, and types of property;
Ownership and how it is transferred;Land registration;Possession;
Subordinate real rights, including servitudes, real burdens, leases and securities;
Proper and improper liferents;
Trusts: constitution, administration and termination;
Testate succession;
Intestate succession;
Execution of documents;
Human rights;
Appendix on the feudal system.

Whilst aimed primarily at undergraduates, this important title will also prove a useful source of reference to practitioners seeking an introduction to this area of law.