Course Information

  • 2023-24
  • LPL102
  • 3-Year LL.B. (Hons.)
  • I
  • Nov 2023
  • Core Course


Real property law is a multifaceted field that touches upon essential aspects of our lives, from our homes and businesses to our natural resources and environment. Understanding the principles of real property law is not only crucial for legal practitioners but also for property owners, investors, and anyone involved in real estate transactions, including legal practitioners.

Property law is a vital subset of property law and legal system, governing the rights and obligations individuals have over various forms of tangible and intangible assets. Understanding real property law is essential, as it impacts individuals, businesses, and communities on a daily basis. Whether you aspire to become a real estate attorney, a corporate lawyer, or a legal scholar, a firm grasp of property law is essential to your success. This course on “Property Law,” serves as a foundational exploration of the principles, doctrines, and theories of property law along with it statutory prescriptions. It also makes a preliminary survey of the constitutional aspects of property.

This course, aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of property law’s core principles, historical context, constitutional dimension and contemporary challenges. Through lectures, case studies, discussions, and practical assignments, students will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of property law and contribute to the evolving legal landscape. The course also includes within its ambit familiarity with transfer deeds and basics of drafting.

The course is useful as a foundation to get familiarity with succession laws, which is a part of your curriculum. The course could also be used as a spring board to undertake an elective course on Land and Real Estate Laws.


Jasmine Joseph

Assistant Professor of Law