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Snell's Equity 34th ed with 1st Supplement isbn 9780414084070

Snell's Equity 34th ed


ISBN13: 9780414071506
New Edition ISBN: 9780414084070
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414051607
Published: December 2019
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print




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Snell's Equity provides in-depth commentary and analysis of the law of equity and offers interpretation of how the different rules can be applied to property (trusts, assets, securities). It is the most comprehensive book on this subject and is frequently cited in court.

Snell’s Equity:

  • Examines the nature and maxims of equity.
  • Wide coverage from historical tradition to modern developments
  • Interprets the principles and their application in different modern situations
  • Considers all new legislative and case developments
  • Covers the three main substantive fields of equity jurisdiction: trusts, the administration of assets and securities, particularly mortgages.
  • Takes into account the growing application of trusts and fiduciary obligations in commercial contexts
  • Clear narrative with logical progression of principles and definitions to application in practice and remedies.
New to this edition:
  • Fiduciary chapter covers the Court of Appeal decisions in Sinclair v Versailles, FHR v Mankarious and also Ranson v Customer Systems, as well as Newey J’s judgment in Vivendi v Richards. The chapter also comments on the HCA judgment in Howard v Commissioner of Taxation, and the FCAFC decision in Grimaldi v Chameleon.
  • Chapters on security covers the Supreme Court decision in Szepietowski and the Court of Appeal decision in Khans v Chifuntwe.
  • The Supreme Court’s decision in FHR v Cedar Capital (on appeal from the Mankarious decision).
  • Updating of citations to reflect the consolidation in the Charities Act 2011.
  • The chapter on breach of trust is rewritten to include the effect of the Supreme Court decision in Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria which considers the effect of limitation on claims for dishonest assistance in breach of trust.
  • Coverage of Marley v Rawlings on rectification of wills
  • Implications of Coventry v Lawrence on the availability of injunctive relief for claims in nuisance.
  • Expansion of the Penalties and Forfeitures chapter due to significant recent developments.
  • More commentary added on promissory estoppel
  • Coverage of undue influence is expanded
  • Statutory changes brought about by the Trusts (Income and Capital) Act 2013 and the Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014.
Key features:
  • Examines the nature and maxims of equity.
  • Wide coverage from historical tradition to modern developments
  • Interprets the principles and their application in different modern situations
  • Considers all new legislative and case developments
  • Covers the three main substantive fields of equity jurisdiction: trusts, the administration of assets and securities, particularly mortgages.
  • Takes into account the growing application of trusts and fiduciary obligations in commercial contexts
  • Clear narrative with logical progression of principles and definitions to application in practice and remedies.

Subjects:
Equity and Trusts