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LAWS75-312: Land Law


Land Law is a compulsory subject in the Juris Doctor program offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject builds upon the real property concepts covered in Property Law and covers topics relevant to real property transactions including: co-ownership, mortgages, easements, licences and leases, covenants and boundaries, strata title and native title.

Subject details

Code: LAWS75-312
Study areas:
  • Law

Learning outcomes

  1. Demonstrate sound knowledge and understanding of the legal principles and case law relevant to this subject.
  2. Understand the relationship between Land Law and other areas of law including Property Law, Contract Law, Equity, Civil Remedies, Torts and Succession.
  3. Develop the skill of legal analysis in order to critically analyse and synthesise the principles and authorities of Land Law.
  4. Apply the principles and authorities of Land Law in the solution of problems and to develop the analytical and communications skills necessary to formulate and articulate persuasive arguments either orally, in writing or under examination conditions.
  5. Practise the skill of alternative dispute resolution in the context of negotiating a real property dispute.

Enrolment requirements




There are no co-requisites

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.


This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.