Equity and Trusts Law Directions

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Oxford University Press, 2016 - Equity - 525 pages
The Directions series has been written with students in mind. The ideal guide as they approach the subject for the first time, this book will help them: DT Gain a complete understanding of the topic: just the right amount of detail conveyed clearly DT Understand the law in context: with scene-setting introductions and highlighted case extracts, the practical importance of the law becomes clear DT Identify when and how to critically evaluate the law: they'll be introduced to the key areas of debate and given the confidence to question the law DT Deepen and test knowledge: visually engaging learning and self-testing features aid understanding and help students tackle assessments with confidence Elevate their learning: with the ground-work in place you can aspire to take learning to the next level, with direction provided on how to go further Online Resources Centre An extensive Online Resource Centre provides a wide range of extra resources to further support studies, including: Student resources: DT Three video lectures presented by Gary Watt introduce key areas of debate within the subject DT General guidance on answering essay questions and problem scenarios DT Sample essay questions and problem scenarios, along with answer guidance DT Updates to the law post-publication DT Web links to further primary sources and commentary to aid your understanding DT Flashcard glossary to help test your knowlegde of key terms Lecturer resources: DT Test bank, comprising 200 multiple choice questions with answers and feedback
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to equity and trusts
1
Chapter 2 Understanding trusts
26
Chapter 3 Capacity and formality requirements
48
Chapter 4 Certainty requirements
68
Chapter 5 The constitution of trusts
99
Chapter 6 Public policy limitations on the formation of trusts
129
Chapter 7 Purpose trusts
152
Chapter 8 Charitable trusts
176
Chapter 13 Maintenance and advancement
303
Chapter 14 Investment
323
defences and relief
347
Chapter 16 Resulting and constructive trusts
371
Chapter 17 Informal trusts of land
400
Chapter 18 Tracing
433
Chapter 19 The equitable liability of strangers to the trust
459
doctrines and remedies
480

Chapter 9 Variation of trusts
217
Chapter 10 Trustee appointments
240
Chapter 11 The nature of trusteeship
261
Chapter 12 Trustees duties
284
Glossary
509
Index
513
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About the author (2016)

Gary Watt is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. He was made Law Teacher of the Year in 2009 and in 2010 he was named a National Teaching Fellow and fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is the author of other OUP books including Trusts & Equity and Cases & Materials on Equity & Trusts.

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