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Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780198727651
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199661480
Published: August 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £40.99

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Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials provides a comprehensive guide to trusts and equity in a single volume. Drawing on a judiciously balanced selection of case extracts, journal articles, and academic writing, Davies and Virgo present their authoritative commentary on the law with clarity and rigour.

The text guides students through the key legal principles of each case, utilizing supporting learning features to highlight important aspects and help develop students' independent research skills. Central Issues boxes introduce each chapter to identify the key themes examined and scenario-based questions frame the law in a practical context, encouraging students to think creatively around the subject and assess their own understanding.

Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials offers an holistic approach to the study of equity and trusts. Using their unrivalled teaching experience, the authors bring together an expertly selected collection of cases and legal scholarship to present a text that is firmly student-focused and designed to help students fully grasp the key concepts and achieve the best possible results.

The Online Resource Centre offers updates to the law post-publication and supporting answer guidance to the end of chapter questions.

Equity and Trusts
Part I Introduction to Equity and Trusts
1: Introduction to equity
2: Introduction to trusts

Part II Express Private Trusts
3: The requirements of an express trust
4: Creation of express trusts

Part III Purpose Trusts
5: Charitable purpose trusts
6: Non-charitable purpose trusts

Part IV Non-express Trusts
7: Constructive trusts
8: Resulting trusts
9: Informal arrangements relating to property

Part V Beneficiaries
10: Beneficiaries

Part VI Trustees
11: General principles relating to trustees
12: The administration of trusts
13: Dispositive powers and duties
14: Fiduciary obligations

Part VII Variation
15: Variation of trusts

Part VIII Breach
16: Liability for breach
17: Personal claims and remedies
18: Proprietary claims and remedies
19: Third party liability

Part IX Orders
20: Equitable orders