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Vol 24 No 11 Nov/Dec 2019

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A Student's Guide to Equity and Trusts 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781108460958
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780521152990
To be Published: April 2020
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.99

This engaging introduction explores the key principles of equity and trusts law and offers students effective learning features. By covering the essentials of each topic, it ensures students have the foundations for success. The law is made relevant to current practice through chapters that define and explain key legal principles, and examples and exercises set the law in context and make the subject interesting and dynamic by showing how these rules apply in real life. Key facts sections and summaries help students remember the crucial points of each topic and practical exercises offer students the opportunity to apply the law.

This updated edition offers added features, in particular comprehensive lists of further reading and also a glossary of key terms. Every chapter has been updated and new case law has been added. Exploring clearly and concisely the subject's key principles, this should be every equity student's first port of call.

  • Introduces the student to all the key topics in an equity and law module
  • Up-to-date text with a new comprehensive glossary and wide-ranging list of further reading
  • Includes introductory key points at the beginning of each chapter and summaries of the key issues and cases at the end of every chapter
  • Accessible to students of all abilities

Equity and Trusts
1. Historical Introduction
2. Equitable Remedies
3. The Classification of Trusts and Powers
4. The Three Certainties
5. Constitution of Trusts
6. Formalities for the Creation of a Trust
7. Private Purpose Trusts
8. Unincorporated Associations
9. Resulting Trusts
10. Constructive Trusts
11. Trusts of the Family Home
12. Secret Trusts and Mutual Wills
13. Charities – The Charities Act and the Rules of Cy-près
14. Trustees: Appointment, Retirement and Capacity
15. Duties and Powers of Trustees
16. Variation of Trusts
17. Fiduciary Duties and Breach of Fiduciary Duties
18. Breach of Trust and Defences to Breach of Trust
19. Remedies Against Strangers to a Trust
20. Tracing