By Richard Card et al.
"The author has met a definite need for a good basic textbook geared to the profession. It is not possible to recommend the book too highly…It is one of a select number of textbooks which it is a pleasure to read." – Estateman
"The text is readable and quite difficult concepts are handled with a degree of clarity, but – and this can be difficult to achieve – there is no undue over-simplification." – Journal of Property Valuation and Investment
First published in 1982, this book has continued to justify the authors' belief in the need for a comprehensive single volume textbook providing an in-depth introduction to the legal topics that estate management students, surveying students and students of other course require.
The text is divided into four main sections, dealing with the English legal system and elements of constitutional law, contract, tort, and land law. The authors set out a detailed treatment of the subject matter and provide a thorough explanation of the law, showing how it is derived from statutes and decided cases....Continua