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Textbook: Equity & Trusts 5th ed

ISBN13: 9780414060265
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414031548
Published: September 2017
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.95

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Equity & Trusts 5th ed presents a clear and current picture of the law of equity and trusts, with comprehensive coverage that assumes no pre-existing knowledge of the topic by the reader.

Equity & Trusts:-

  • Presents a detailed account of the law of equity and trusts, placing the subject in its modern context
  • Takes account of the latest legislative and case law developments
  • Combines in-depth commentary with critical analysis to give more than just a guide to the law
  • Mirrors the structure of a traditional equity and trusts course for ease of use during studies
  • Illustrates how the law operates in practice
  • Gives examples to aid understanding of the more complex and technical areas
  • Offers a short guide to further reading at the end of each chapter
  • Contains a glossary of key terms at the start of the work
New to this Edition:-

  • In the context of constructive trusts.the Supreme Court decision in FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC, which overrules.Sinclair Investments (UK) Ltd v Versailles Trade Finance Ltd and confirms that the proceeds of bribes and secret commissions accepted by an agent are held on trust for his principal
  • On the illegality defence, the controversial Supreme Court decision in Patel v Mirza, which rejects the traditional rule (set out in Tinsley v Milligan) barring a claimant whose claim was posited on his own illegality in favour of a more flexible approach
  • A range of recent developments in relation to cohabitants' rights in the family home, the grant of injunctive relief and the application of the public benefit requirement as regards charitable trusts

Equity and Trusts
An introduction to Equity and Trusts
The Three Certainties
Constitution of Trusts
Formalities and the Perpetuity Rules
Mutual Wills and Secret Trusts
Non-charitable Purpose Trusts
Charitable Trusts
Resulting Trusts
Constructive Trusts
Trusts of the Family Home
The Appointment, Retirement and Removal of Trustees
The Duties of a Trustee
Trustee's Powers
Variation of Trusts
Setting Trusts Aside
Breach of Trust
Specific Performance