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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts 4th ed isbn 9780409348217

Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780409340433
New Edition ISBN: 9780409348217
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409331240
Published: October 2015
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts provides an approachable and well-structured account of the principles and rules of equity and trusts.

The book is designed to equip students with the skills to analyse fact situations and correctly identify the relevant principles of the law of equity and trusts applicable to the resolution of problems. The clear and accessible style of the authors makes this an ideal text for students new to the study of equity and trusts.

The third edition of has been fully revised and updated to include recent developments in case law, including:

  • Sidhu v Van Dyke (2014) 251 CLR 505
  • Howard v Commissioner of Taxation (2014) 253 CLR 83
  • Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd (2013) 250 CLR 392
  • Pitt v Holt [2013] 2 AC 108
  • FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2015] AC 250
  • Gerace v Auzhair Supplies Pty Ltd (in liq) (2014) 87 NSWLR 435

The contents have been restructured for ease of navigation, with nine new chapters added.

The text is suitable for standalone use or with the companion casebook Radan, Stewart & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts: Cases & Materials. The third editions of the textbook and casebook follow the same chapter order and structure and plentiful cross-referencing makes it easy to use the books in tandem.

Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Part I — History And Nature Of Equity
Chapter 1. The History of Equity
Chapter 2. The Nature of Equity
Chapter 3. The Relationship of Law and Equity

Part II — Equitable Interests And Transactions
Chapter 5. The Law of Assignment
Chapter 6. Dispositions of Equitable Interests and the Requirement of Writing
Chapter 7. Property with a Limited Capability of being Assigned NEW
Chapter 8. Priorities

Part III — Relationship Of Trust
Chapter 9. Confidential Information
Chapter 10. Fiduciary Obligations
Chapter 11. Undue Influence

Part IV — Unconscientious Dealings
Chapter 12. Fraud in Equity NEW
Chapter 13. Unconscionable Transactions
Chapter 14. Equitable Estoppel
Chapter 15. Relief Against Forfeiture
Chapter 16. Penalties

PART V — Unfair Outcomes
Chapter 17. Subrogation NEW
Chapter 18. Contribution NEW
Chapter 19. Marshalling NEW

Part VI — Trusts

Chapter 20. Introduction to Trusts
Chapter 21. Creation of Express Trusts
Chapter 22. Variation and Termination of Trusts
Chapter 23. Charitable Trusts
Chapter 24. Administration of Charitable Trusts NEW
Chapter 25. Resulting Trusts
Chapter 26. Trustees
Chapter 27. Beneficiaries

PART VII — Equitable Remedies And Defences
Chapter 28. Declarations
Chapter 29. Specific Performance
Chapter 30. Injunctions
Chapter 31. Freezing and Search Orders
Chapter 32. Equitable Compensation and Damages
Chapter 33. Rescission
Chapter 34. Rectification NEW
Chapter 35. Institutional Constructive Trusts NEW
Chapter 36. Remedial Constructive Trusts NEW
Chapter 37. Tracing
Chapter 38. Other Equitable Remedies
Chapter 39. Equitable Defences