Wylie on Irish Land Law



Author: J C W Wylie

Published: 29-10-2020

Format: Hardback

Edition: 6th

ISBN: 9781526513472


Written with both legal students and practitioners in mind, this highly specialist book is widely recognised as the definitive guide to Irish land law. 

Comprehensive and clear, this title not only covers the subject of Irish land law with depth and detail, it also offers invaluable information on equity, trusts and succession. It is regularly cited as authoritative by Irish judges at the highest level. 

Irish Land Law joins with John Wylie's other extensive work in conveyancing law and landlord and tenant law to cement Wylie's place as one the most esteemed authors in Irish property law. His other titles include Landlord and Tenant Law and Irish Conveyancing Law.


Includes the following developments in case law:


· Enforcement of mortgage debts and security for loans, including the impact of the Central Bank and Consumer Protection Codes and personal insolvency legislation.

· Rules governing appointment of receivers and their duties and powers, including appointment of court receivers by way of equitable execution.

· Operation of NAMA, its duties and powers.

· Acquisition of public rights of way and of easements by prescription.

· Enforcement of judgment mortgages and vacation of lites pendentes.

· Adverse possession.

· Nature of a licence coupled with an interest and right of residence.

· Rules governing validity and construction of wills

· Court powers to remove personal representatives and claims against a deceased person's estate.


In addition, the new edition incorporates reference to new legislation, such as the Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Acts 2015, 2016 and 2019; Personal Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2015 and Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2019.

This title will naturally be of great use to solicitors, barristers, students of land law and government departments. However, it will also be of interest to property consultants, real estate agents and financial institutions.


Table Of Contents


Chapter 1 Introduction;

Chapter 2 Tenure and Ownership;

Chapter 3 Equity;

Part II: Estates and Interests:

Chapter 4 Estates;

Chapter 5 Future Interests;

Chapter 6 Incorporeal Hereditaments;

Chapter 7 Easements, Profits and Rentcharges;

Part III: Co-Ownership:

Chapter 8 Co-Ownership;

Part IV: Settlements, Trusts of Land and Powers:

Chapter 9 Settlements;

Chapter 10 Trusts of Land;

Chapter 11 Powers;

Part V: Mortgages:

Chapter 12 Mortgages;

Chapter 13 Position of Parties under Mortgages;

Chapter 14 Enforcement of Security;

Chapter 15 Lis Pendens and Judgment Mortgages;

Part VI: Succession:

Chapter 16 Wills;

Chapter 17 Intestacies;

Chapter 18 Administration of Estates;

Part VII: Landlord and Tenant:

Chapter 19 Landlord and Tenant;

Chapter 20 Statutory Control of Tenancies;

Part VIII: Covenants, Licences and Similar Interests:

Chapter 21 Covenants;

Chapter 22 Licences and Similar Interests;

Part IX: Registration:

Chapter 23 Registration of Title;

Chapter 24 Registration of Deeds;

Part X: Extinguishment of Interests:

Chapter 25 Adverse Possession;

Chapter 26 Merger;

Part XI: Incapacity:

Chapter 27 Incapacity.

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