Fundamentals of Property Law

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Typology Workshop
Level Intermediate
Methodology Online
Duration 12 Weeks
  • Workshop
  • Intermediate
  • Online
  • Duration:
    12 Weeks

Enrol in this Programme and learn to:

• Understand the basic concepts of the laws that govern property in India;
• Examine the distinctions between movable and immovable property;
• Analyse important concepts such as contingent and vested interests, the transfer of property, and the rule against perpetuity, amongst others;
• Study the important provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882 and other related legislation such as the Indian Easements Act, 1882;
• Identify how other legal provisions relating to evidence, registration, stamping and procedure affect property and property transactions;
• Distinguish and analyse different kinds of transfers including mortgages, leases and sale of immovable property; and
• Explore inheritance laws and the devolution of property in India.


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What you'll learn on the course

Property Law
Property Rights
Property Laws
Property Tax
Property Insurance
Law Legal
Law Public
Law Rights
Law Firm
Law Studies
Law and Commerce
Law for Business
Law and Business

Teachers and trainers (1)

Suhasini Rao Kashyap
Suhasini Rao Kashyap

Suhasini graduated from ILS Law College, Pune and started her career with litigation at the High Court of Rajasthan in Jaipur. Her strengths in civil litigation were further honed in Delhi, where she was associated with a law firm from its initial days. She then moved to the corporate space,where she handled global legal compliance and employee regulations for an IT MNC. To complement the Diploma in European Union Laws that she holds from the University of Athens, Suhasini then went on to earn an LLM from the United Nations Inter-regional Criminal and Justice Research Institute,Italy

Course programme


Unit 1: Introduction to Property Law

• Examine the definition and ambit of ‘property’.

• Explore the different types of property, namely tangible and intangible property, and movable and immovable property.

Unit 2: Introduction to the Laws Governing Immovable Property

• Understand the relevance of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, its application and important topics governed by it.

• Examine different legislation directly relevant to transactions of real estate.

• Study other related laws such as registration, evidence, and urban land ceiling.

Unit 3: The Transfer of Property Act, 1882 and some General Rules of Transfer

• Study certain specific and important provisions of the Transfer of Property Act, 1882.

• Analyse the interpretation clause under the Transfer of Property Act, 1882.

Unit 4: Vested and Contingent Interests and the Rule Against Perpetuity

• Study in detail the concepts of vested and contingent interests.

• Explore the different conditions that operate to enable the transfer of interest in property.

• Learn about long-term leases as well as reversion to State.

Unit 5: Doctrine of Election, Apportionment, Lis Pendens and Estoppel

• Analyse the doctrine of estoppel, which plays an important role in the substantive and procedural aspects of the transfer of property.

• Study the transfer of property through apportionment.

• Learn about lis pendens and how it affects property rights.

Unit 6: The Laws of Easements

• Study the Indian Easements Act, 1882 and other legal provisions that govern the rights of way.

• Examine riparian rights over agricultural lands.

Unit 7: Procedures and Remedies

• Identify the remedies available for disputes involving property transactions.

• Examine relevant procedural laws and dispute resolution methods.

Unit 8: Inheritance of Property

• Learn about devolution of property and study the inheritance of property under personal laws.

• Examine state legislation regulating ownership of real estate.

Additional information

Welcome to the Fundamentals of Property Law programme! Property Law is at the very core of almost all commercial and legal transactions and no professional can afford to be unaware of the implications of Property Law on real-world transactions.   Are you a:   •  Law student eager to build a career in corporate law or litigation; •  Practising lawyer intent on enhancing your knowledge of, and skills necessary for practicing in, Property Law; •  Management or Finance student/professional keen to understand the law governing ownership and transfer of property; or •  Professional engaged in Real Estate and Infrastructure sectorsdetermined to understand the legal framework governing ownership and transfer of property in India?   We recommend that you enrol in this Programme now. We suggest that you also enrol in the Law of Contracts programme if you do not have a basic understanding of Contract Law.   Did You Know:   •  That property can be transferred to unborn persons? •  That inheritance of property is governed by personal religious laws in India?  •  That the right to enjoy air and light on one’s property is an easementary right that is attached to one’s property? 

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