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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
An Introduction to the Law of Trusts 3rd ed isbn 9780199545759

An Introduction to the Law of Trusts 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780199261345
ISBN: 0199261342
New Edition ISBN: 9780199545759
Published: May 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This text provides a concise and analytical overview of account of the English law of trusts, drawing out especially this area's underlying concerns and suggesting ways in which the rules can be explained and evaluated. By providing law students with an intelligible framework within which to understand this subject's otherwise abstract and elusive material, it offers them a valuable starting point for this part of their work.

It is ideal for using alongside or after more detailed study of the subject, as a resource for developing a more rounded and effective appreciation of the rules, and a critical apparatus for appraising them. It also provides an accessible overview of trusts for those not primarily engaged in this area of study, especially if they have some understanding of law. In this second edition, the book has been brought up to date, and given a substantially revised set of critical perspectives.

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Subjects:
Equity and Trusts
Contents:
1. The Nature of Trusts; 2. Policies Shaping the Express Trust Concept; 3. Finding Settlors' Intentions; 4. Promises to make Trusts; 5. Formalities; 6. Charitable Trusts; 7. Resulting and Constructive Trusts; 8. Instances of Constructive Trusts; 9. Stewardship; 10. Operating Fixed Trusts; 11. Operating Dispositive Discretions; 12. Securing Performance; 13. Modification; 14. Trustees' Duties and Beneficiaries' Rights; 15. Breach of Trust and Remedies