Trusts and Equity

Series
Pearson
Author
Richard Edwards / Nigel Stockwell  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
12
Language
English
Total pages
648
Pub.-date
April 2015
ISBN13
9781292017051
ISBN
1292017058
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Description

Trusts and Equity, part of the Foundations Series, offers a comprehensive, clear and straightforward account of the law ideal for LLB and GDL students.

New to this Edition

This twelfth edition has been fully updated with all recent developments in trusts and equity, including:

  •  A new chapter on unlawful trusts
  • Reference to recent statutes, such as the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013, Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014 and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013
  • Discussion of significant new cases, for example FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014], Central Bank of Nigeria v Williams [2014], Coventry (t/a RDC Promotions) v Lawrence [2014] and Futter v HMRC, Pitt v HMRC [2013]

Table of Contents

Preface

Publisher's acknowledgements

Table of cases

Table of statutes and statutory instruments

Chapter 1   Growth of equity and the evolution of the trust

Chapter 2   The maxims of equity

Chapter 3   Trusts today

Chapter 4   The requirements of an express trust

Chapter 5   Powers and discretionary trusts

Chapter 6   Setting trusts aside

Chapter 7   Unlawful trusts

Chapter 8   Variation of trusts

Chapter 9   Purpose trusts

Chapter 10    Charitable trusts

Chapter 11    Resulting trusts

Chapter 12    Constructive trusts

Chapter 13    Shared homes

Chapter 14    The office of trustee: appointment, retirement and removal

Chapter 15    Trustees’ powers

Chapter 16    Trustees’ duties

Chapter 17    Remedies for breach of trust

Chapter 18    The equitable doctrines

Chapter 19    Equitable remedies

Glossary

Index

Back Cover

‘A clear, concise and comprehensive textbook providing students with an excellent foundation for their studies. The chapters are clearly structured making the book easy to use and information easy to find.’

Alexander Murray, Lecturer in Law, Anglia Ruskin University

 

‘This textbook strikes a good balance between authority and accessibility and the authors' down-to-earth approach to this complex subject is a strength.’

Nick Dearden, Associate Head, Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University

 

 

Trusts and Equity, part of the Foundations Series, offers a comprehensive, clear and straightforward account of the law ideal for LLB and GDL students.

 

This twelfth edition has been fully updated with all recent developments in trusts and equity, including:

 

·    A new chapter on unlawful trusts

·    Reference to recent statutes, such as the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013, Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014 and Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013

·    Discussion of significant new cases, for example FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014], Central Bank of Nigeria v Williams [2014], Coventry (t/a RDC Promotions) v Lawrence [2014] and Futter v HMRC, Pitt v HMRC [2013]

  

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

 

Richard Edwards, LLB, LLM, was a Principal Lecturer in Law at APU (now Anglia Ruskin University).

Nigel Stockwell, BA, LLB Barrister, is a Visiting Fellow, formerly Senior Lecturer, at Anglia Ruskin University.

 

Author

Richard Edwards, LLB, LLM, was a Principal Lecturer in Law at APU (now Anglia Ruskin University).

Nigel Stockwell, BA, LLB Barrister, is a Visiting Fellow, formerly Senior Lecturer, at Anglia Ruskin University.