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Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 23 (2016)
Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 23 (2016) contains the titles CONVEYANCING and COPYRIGHT. These titles replace the titles of the same names, contained in volume 23 (2013).
The CONVEYANCING title discusses the whole conveyancing transaction, including: General Considerations; The Contract; Duty of Disclosure; Pre-Contract Searches and Enquiries; Deducing Title in Freehold Transactions; Investigation of Title; Capacity; Exchange of Contracts; After Exchange of Contracts; Death and Insolvency; Before Completion; Completion; After Completion; Delayed Completion; Property Taxes and Duties; Registration of Title; Leasehold Conveyancing; Right to Buy; Sale of Tenanted Property; Mortgages; New Property; Sales of Part of Land; Agricultural Land; Licences; Breach of Contract; Rectification and Indemnity; Sales under Court Order; Other Causes of Action; Fraudulent Dispositions; Liens; Rentcharges; and Commonhold.
PROFESSOR ROBERT M ABBEY, Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber).
The COPYRIGHT title includes an Introduction to Copyright Law; Copyright; Circumvention of Protection Measures etc; Rights in Performances; The Copyright Tribunal; and Design Right.
ESTELLE DERCLAYE, Professor of Intellectual Property Law, University of Nottingham.
The law is stated as at 1 July 2016, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.
Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 67 and 68 (2016)
Halsbury’s Laws of England volume 67 (2016) contains the first part of the title LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT, and volume 68 (2016) contains the second part of that title together with the LIEN and LIMITATION PERIODS titles.
The title LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT replaces the LICENSING AND GAMBLING title, contained in volumes 67 (2008) and 68 (2008). The titles LIEN and LIMITATION PERIODS replace the titles of the same names, contained in volume 68 (2008).
Leisure and Entertainment
The LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT title covers: Alcohol and Entertainment Licensing (including the new Pubs Code); Gambling (including lotteries); Hotels and Inns; Theatre and Film; Control of Video Recordings and Video Games; and Administration and Offences.
JEREMY BARK, Associate Director at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP, specialising in regulatory matters including licensing.
The LIEN title discusses: Types of Lien and Comparisons; Legal Lien; and Equitable Lien.
AARON WALDER, MA, MPhil (Cantab),of the Inner Temple, Barrister.
The LIMITATION PERIODS title covers: Statutory Time-bars on Civil Proceedings; Time-bars on Particular Causes of Action; Extended or Postponed Limitation Periods; and Foreign and European Limitation Periods.
DOV OHRENSTEIN, MA (Cantab),of Gray’s Inn, Barrister.
All three titles have been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in the law. The law is stated as at 1 August 2016, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.
Halsbury’s Laws of England volumes 102 and 103 (2016)
Halsbury’s Laws of England volumes 102 and 103 (2016) contain the WILLS AND INTESTACY title.
This title covers:
- Testamentary Disposition
- Types of Testamentary Disposition
- Failure of Testamentary Dispositions
- Construction of Wills
- Construction of Particular Dispositions
- Intestate Succession
- Family Provision Claims
- The Office of Representative
- The Grant of Probate or Administration
- Contentious Probate
- Devolution on the Representative
- The Administration of Assets
- The Distribution of Assets
- The Role of the Court
- Personal Representatives’ Liabilities
- Actions by and against Personal Representatives
The title has been fully revised and updated in light of recent developments in the law. In particular, account has been taken of the Supreme Court decision in Marley v Rawlings.
The law is stated as at 1 September 2016, although subsequent changes have been included wherever possible.
PROFESSOR LESLEY KING, LLB, Dip Crim, a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales; Professional Development Consultant, University of Law
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Commercial Property Law
Commercial property yearly round-up
Thursday 15 December at 12:30
Managing legal issues in a regulatory environment
Friday 2 December at 12:30