1st Edition

Equity and Trusts

ISBN 9780415833271
Published February 19, 2014 by Routledge
272 Pages

USD $44.95

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Book Description

Key Facts Key Cases: Equity & Trusts will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Equity & Trusts module with ease. This book explains the facts and associated case law for:

• The nature of a trust,  the creation of express private trusts and purpose trusts
• Constitution of trusts
• Types of trust: secret, protective and discretionary, resulting and constructive and charitable
• Trusteeship and the powers and duties of trustees
• Varying trusts
• Breach of trust and available remedies


Key Facts Key Cases is the essential series for anyone studying law at LLB, postgraduate and conversion courses. The series provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and retain all of the material essential for passing your exams. Each chapter includes:

• diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise key points
• structured headings and numbered points to allow for clear recall of the essential points
• charts and tables to break down more complex information

Chapters are also supported by a Key Cases section which provides the simplest and most effective way to absorb and memorise essential cases needed for exam success.

• Essential and leading cases are explained
• The style, layout and explanations are user friendly
• Cases are broken down into key components by use of a clear system of symbols for quick and easy visual recognition

Table of Contents

Preface,  1. Introduction to Equity and Trusts,  2. The Creation of Express Private Trusts,  3. Purpose Trusts,  4. Constitution of Trusts,  5. Secret Trusts,  6. Protective and Discretionary Trusts,  7. Resulting Trusts and Constructive Trusts,  8. Charitable Trusts,  9. The nature of Trusteeship,  10. The Duties of the Trustees,  11. The Powers of the Trustees,  12. Variation of Trusts,  13. Breach of trust and Remedies

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Chris Turner LLM is a Senior Lecturer in law at Wolverhampton University. Judith Bray is a Reader in Law at the University of Buckingham, UK.