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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Equity and Trusts 2nd ed isbn 9781138830202

Equity and Trusts

ISBN13: 9780415603720
New Edition ISBN: 9781138830202
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Atkins' Equity and Trusts is an ideal choice for all undergraduate and GDL students looking for a comprehensive yet accessible core textbook. The author's clear writing style and focus on modern case law demystify difficult concepts and help to bring this complicated and dry subject to life.

The author provides students with a clear understanding of the law through the use of vital pedagogic methods such as flow-charts, diagrams and highlighted text-boxes, whilst keeping the focus on recent case law. Equity and Trusts is shown to be a live, growing and developing subject, with an important historical underpinning that ensures students gain a sound grasp of key material and understand both its history and current application.

Features include:-

  • As you read aids deeper understanding by highlighting key points to bear in mind whilst working through each chapter
  • Key learning points help students clarify complex issues and draw attention to important concepts
  • Explaining the law assists in placing principles in a wider context by focussing attention on important individual cases
  • Key Glossary terms help readers through by providing on the spot definitions of key terms
  • Useful things to read signposts the way to further understanding and higher marks by providing an invaluable annotated guide to primary and secondary further reading

Equity and Trusts
Chapter One: Equity: Its Meaning, History & Maxims,
Chapter Two: Classification Of Trusts & Powers,
Chapter Three: Implied Trusts,
Chapter Four: Trust Formation - Capacity & Formalities,
Chapter Five: Trust Formation - The Three Certainties,
Chapter Six: Trust Formation - The Beneficiary Principle,
Chapter Seven: Constitution Of A Trust,
Chapter Eight: Trustees' Appointment & Removal,
Chapter Nine: Fiduciary Duties, Non-Fiduciary Duties & Powers,
Chapter Ten: Variation Of A Trust & Setting A Trust Aside,
Chapter Eleven: Secret Trusts & Half-Secret Trust,
Chapter Twelve: Remedies For Breach Of Trust Against Trustees,
Chapter Thirteen: Tracing & Actions Against Strangers To The Trust,
Chapter Fourteen: Trusts Of The Family Home,
Chapter Fifteen: Charities,
Chapter Sixteen: Cy-Pres,
Chapter Seventeen: Equitable Remedies & Proprietary Estoppel