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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Pearce & Stevens' Trusts and Equitable Obligations 6th ed isbn 9780199644452

The Law of Trusts and Equitable Obligations 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780199570638
New Edition ISBN: 9780199644452
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199285358
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Law of Trusts and Equitable Obligations provides students with a detailed and stimulating account of the law of equity and trusts. It offers comprehensive analysis of topics covered on equity and trusts modules on undergraduate law degrees.

The fifth edition has been thoroughly updated by Warren Barr, lecturer at the University of Liverpool and Law Teacher of the Year 2006 in collaboration with Robert Pearce and John Stevens. The introductory section has been restructured to reflect changes in modern teaching of the subject and recent case law.

A new chapter on Trusts of the Family Home has been added together with an revised and expanded chapter on charities. In addition to these substantive changes to content, the author has added a glossary of terms to aid understanding of key definitions and terminology.

Written in a fresh and lively style and supported by a strong analytical framework, the fifth edition of the Law of Trusts & Equitable Obligations continues the tradition of previous editions by providing students with a relevant and exciting examination of the Law of equity and trusts.

Equity and Trusts
Part I: Introductory
1: Equity and the law of property
2: Historical Introduction
3: Equitable Obligations: trusts and powers
4: Equity and the management of property
5: Equitable remedies in modern English law
Part II:Creating the relationship
6: Substantive and formal requirements for the creation of express trusts
7: Secret trusts
8: Resulting trusts
9: Constructive trusts
10: Trusts of the family home
11: Mutual wills
Part III: Allocation of Benefit
12: Introduction to allocation
13: Defined interests
14: Powers of advancement and maintenance
15: Powers of appointment and redistribution
16: Discretionary trusts
17: Variation of beneficial interests
18: Charities
19: Winding up funds
Part IV: Asset Management
20: Holding trusts and nominee holdings
21: Management powers
22: Investment and reinvestment
23: Collective assets and investments
24: Delegation by trustees
25: Appointment, removal and retirement of trustees
26: Accountability of trustees
Part V: Checks and Controls
27: Control of trusts and trustees
28: Remedies against the trustee for breach of trust
29: Fiduciary position of trustees
30: Remedies against strangers to the trust
31: Tracing