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Principles of Equity and Trusts
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PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS

PAPERBACK BY HUDSON, ALASTAIR

£33.99

ISBN
9781138122635
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TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
636 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
01 JUN 2016

DESCRIPTION

Principles of Equity and Trusts is a concise new textbook from Alastair Hudson - the author of the definitive classic, Equity and Trusts. Through clear and careful analysis, the author explains what the law is, its foundational principles, and its social and economic effect. By beginning with the core principles on which this field is based, even the most complex academic debates concerning express, resulting and constructive trusts, the family home, charities law and other equitable doctrines become comprehensible and interesting. This book offers a fresh, lively and often humorous account of Equity and Trusts. Through easy-to-follow worked examples and analysis of the case law, Alastair helps you to answer problem questions and to prepare coursework. The author shows how the law affects real people in real situations. Each chapter begins with a clear and concise introduction to the core principles. It contains numbered headings for ease of navigation and advice on studying this subject. Students also have access to Professor Hudson's ever-popular supporting website which has had hundreds of thousands of hits over the years. It has over 50 brief podcasts on key issues which have been specially re-recorded to coincide with the publication of this book. That website also contains detailed lectures, a variety of videos explaining the law and guidance on tackling assessments. Characterised by the passion and enthusiasm for his subject matter that make Alastair Hudson's classic textbook so popular, Principles of Equity and Trusts is sure to be a winner with both academics and students alike.

CONTENTS

Part 1: Fundamentals 1. The Nature of Equity 2. The Nature of Trusts Part 2: The Creation of Express Trusts 3. The Three Certainties 4. The Beneficiary Principle 5. The Constitution of Trusts 6. Secret Trusts 7. Essay: The Paradox in Express Trusts Part 3: The Role of the Trustees 8. The Duties of Trustees 9. The Investment of Trusts 10. The Management of Trusts Part 4: Trusts Implied by Law 11. Resulting Trusts 12. Constructive Trusts 13. Proprietary estoppel 14. Essay: Fiduciaries Part 5: Trusts of Land and of the Home 15. Trusts of Homes 16. Trusts of Land 17. Essay: A Politics of Trusts Law Part 6: Breach of Trust and Tracing 18. Breach of Trust 19. Strangers: dishonest assistance and unconscionable receipt 20. Tracing Part 7: Commercial Uses of Trusts 21. Commercial and international trusts law 22. Quistclose Trusts Part 8: Charities 23. Charities Part 9: Equitable Remedies 24. Injunctions Part 10: Academic Themes in Equity & Trusts 25. Essay: Restitution of unjust enrichment 26. Essay: The concept of conscience in equity 27. Essay: Modern equity