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LAW 428 Personal and Real Securities: Reading list

LAW 428 Personal and Real Securities

Department: Bachelor of Law

Module Description: This module covers the personal guarantee, formal mortgage, usufructuary mortgage and the contractual & statutory priorities of creditors. The module covers topics including: simple / formal mortgage; formation of the formal mortgage; priority of creditors / mortgagees; rights and duties of the parties of the usufructuary mortgage; mortgage foreclosure; legal/statutory priority of creditors; personal guarantee; rights and duties of the personal guarantee parties, and termination of the personal guarantee. It is intended to explain and discuss the relevant main topics under both English law and UAE law.

Module texts

The module coordinator will provide students with mandatory texts on UAE Law prepared purposefully for this particular module.

Recommended readings

  • Edward Cousins, Ian Clarke, Stuart Hornett, Cousins on the Law of Mortgages 4th ed (Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

  • Geraldine Andrews; Richard Millett; John Robb, Law of Guarantees, (8th ed., Sweet & Maxwell, 2019)

  • J-A. MacKenzie & M. Phillips, Textbook on Land Law (19th ed Oxford UP, 2023)

  • Bogusz and Sexton, Land Law: Text Cases and Materials (OUP, 2015)

  • E. Cooke, Land Law, (3rd ed Clarendon: OUP, 2020)

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