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7th Edition

Unlocking Equity and Trusts

ISBN 9780367027834
Published June 26, 2019 by Routledge
698 Pages

USD $44.95

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Book Description

The extensively updated seventh edition of Unlocking Equity and Trusts will help you grasp the main concepts of Equity and Trusts with ease. Using straightforward language and explaining the law in a clear manner, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising.


Each chapter in the book contains:

  • Aims and objectives;
  • Activities such as self-test questions;
  • Charts of key facts to consolidate your knowledge;
  • Diagrams to aid memory and understanding;
  • Prominently displayed cases and judgements;
  • Chapter summaries;
  • Essay questions with answer plans;
  • Glossary of legal terms.


The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible to students coming to study a topic for the first time. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another.

Table of Contents

1.Historical Outlines of Equity  2.Introduction to Trusts  3.The ‘Three Certainties’ Test  4.Constitution of an Express Trust  5.Formalities for the Creation of Express Trusts  6.Discretionary Trusts  7.Resulting Trusts  8.Constructive Trusts I  9.Constructive Trusts  II – The Family Home  10. Secret Trusts and Mutual Wills  11.Private Purpose Trusts  12.Charitable Trusts  13.Appointment, Retirement and Removal of Trustees  14.Duties and Powers of Trustees  15.Variation of Trusts  16.Breach of Trust  17.Equitable Remedies of Injunctions and Specific Performance

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Mohamed Ramjohn – LLB, LLM, CIOT, JP, Barrister at law. Associate Professor in Ealing Law School at the University of West London, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Russian State University of Justice. He has written several student books and articles on revenue law, evidence and equity.