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Essentials of Equity and Trusts Law

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ISBN13: 9780582894068
ISBN: 0582894069
Previous Edition ISBN: 0712107991
Published: July 2006
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This new textbook on equity and trusts law has been designed to cover all the main topics on undergraduate courses comprehensively but concisely. It offers a clear and accurate explanation of the law, presented in a systematic and logical order for learning and revision.

The book is exceptionally accessible to students new to the subject. Key features of this book include: a clear and accessible introduction to this often difficult to grasp subject, which maps well onto course syllabuses; covers key contemporary cases and issues in the media to engage students' interest; and includes critical discussion and analysis so that students are exposed to the issues and debates in the subject.

Comparative approach examining developments from US and Commonwealth jurisdictions allows students to reflect on UK perspectives within a global context. Each chapter includes flow charts, diagrams, chapter summaries, guidelines on answering typical examination questions. Inclusion of specimen documents on trusts allows students to see real examples. Companion website with regular bi-annual updates ensures the book remains as current as possible. Color text design helps readers navigate easily through the text.

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Subjects:
Equity and Trusts
Contents:
PART ONE
EQUITY: GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Chapter 1: Nature of Equity
Chapter 2: Equitable Remedies
Chapter 3: Equitable Doctrines
PART TWO
TRUSTS: NATURE OF A TRUST AND CREATION OF EXPRESS TRUSTS
Chapter 4: The Nature of a Trust
Chapter 5: Creating the Trusts: Certainties
Chapter 6: Creating the Trusts: Formalities
Chapter 7: Creating the Trust: Constitution of a Trust
Chapter 8: Secret and Half-Secret Trusts. Mutual wills
Chapter 9: Void and Voidable Trusts
PART THREE
RESULTING AND CONSTRUCTIVE TRUSTS
Chapter 10: Resulting Trusts
Chapter 11: Constructive Trusts
Chapter 12: Trusts and the Family Home
PART FOUR
PUBLIC TRUSTS
Chapetr 13: Charitable Trusts
Chapter 14: Administration of Charities
Chapter 15: Non-Charitable Purpose Trusts. Unincorporated Associations
PART FIVE
TRUSTEESHIP AND BREACH OF TRUST
Chapter 16: Trusteeship
Chapter 17: Duties of Trustees
Chapter 18: Powers of Trustees
Chapter 19: Variation of Trusts
Chapter 20: Breach of Trust
PART SIX
THE FLAVOUR OF EQUITY
Chapter 21 The Maxims of Equity
Chapter 22: The future of Equity
Appendices:
1. Guidance in answering questions in equity and trusts.
2. Specimen examination questions and points for inclusion in the answers
3. Specimen trusts: trust deed, trust in a will.
Appendix One: Answering examination questions in Equity and Trusts
Appendic Two: Specimen points for inclusion in answers
Appendix Three: Hints on answering exam questions