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Vol 24 No 8 Aug/Sept 2019

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Contentious Trusts Handbook

ISBN13: 9781784461249
To be Published: October 2019
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback & CD-ROM
Price: £100.00

This practical, accessible and authoritative handbook covers all aspects of the law and practice relevant to trust disputes litigated in the English courts, including:

  • Supervisory jurisdiction of the court6
  • Powers of trustees
  • Duties of trustees
  • Breach
  • Third party liability
  • Claims
  • Equitable remedies
  • Equitable defences
  • Litigation
  • Costs
  • ADR & Settlement

In addition to detailed guidance on claim analysis and preparation, proceedings in the Business and Property Courts, transnational trusts litigation, and the CPR, the author gives an account of costs management, and considers all ADR options.

The book also contains 12 precedents (on an accompanying free CD-ROM) and Practice Notes about: (i) ‘Art & Heritage Assets – Duties of Trustees’, by Pandora Mather-Lees, Art Historian; and (ii) ‘Trust Litigation In The Cayman Islands’, by Hector Robinson QC, Mourant.

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