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Trusts and Equity 9th ed isbn 9780198854142

Trusts and Equity 8th ed

ISBN13: 9780198804697
New Edition ISBN: 9780198854142
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198747635
Published: April 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The eighth edition of Trusts and Equity builds on the successful approach taken in previous editions and continues to offer students a thorough and enthusiastic analysis of this complex field of law.

Drawing on years of experience, Gary Watt encourages students to actively engage with the subject and think critically about its central issues, outlining the key perspectives with clarity and rigour.

Equity and Trusts
Part I: Introduction to Trusts and Equity
1: Foundations
2: Trusts in context

Part II: Creation and Recognition of Trusts
3: Trusts created expressly
4: Effective disposition of benefit: constitution of trusts
5: Ineffective disposition of benefit: resulting trusts
6: Formality, perpetuity, and illegality: trust creation and public policy I
7: Charity: trust creation and public policy II
8: Constructive trusts and informal trusts of land

Part III: The Regulation of Trusts
9: Flexibility of benefit
10: The fiduciary duty
11: Fulfilling and filling the office of trustee
12: Trustee investment
13: Breach of trust: the personal liability of trustees

Part IV: Trusts and Third Parties
14: Tracing and recovering trust property
15: The equitable personal liability of strangers to the trust
Part V: Equity
16: Equitable maxims, doctrines, and remedies