Beginning Equity and Trusts

By Mohamed Ramjohn

© 2013 – Routledge

224 pages

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About the Book

Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Equity and Trusts is all about, Beginning Equity and Trusts is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms with the structure, themes and issues of the subject so that you can begin your Equity and Trusts module with confidence.

Adopting a clear and simple approach with legal vocabulary explained in a detailed glossary, Mohamed Ramjohn breaks the subject of Equity and Trusts down using practical everyday examples to make it understandable for anyone, whatever their background. Diagrams and flowcharts simplify complex issues, important cases are identified and explained and on-the- spot questions help you recognise potential issues or debates within the law so that you can contribute in classes with confidence.

Beginning Equity and Trusts is an ideal first introduction to the subject for LLB, GDL or ILEX and especially international students, those enrolled on distance learning courses or on other degree programmes.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the Law of Trusts 2 Origin of the trust 3 Nature of a trust 4 The Three Certainties 5 Constitution of a Trust and Formalities 6 Private purpose trusts 7 Charitable Trusts 8 Resulting Trusts 9 Constructive Trusts 10 Breach of Trust 11 Specific Performance and Injunctions

About the Author

Mohamed Ramjohn is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of West London

About the Series

Beginning the Law

The new Beginning the Law series from Routledge is a collection of pure introductions which help students come to terms with the basic structure, themes and issues of each discipline before they advance with confidence to their core textbook.

Adopting a clear and simple approach with legal vocabulary explained in a detailed glossary, each subject is broken down using practical everyday examples to make it understandable for anyone, whatever their background. Diagrams and flowcharts simplify complex issues, important cases are identified and explained and on-the- spot questions help you recognise potential issues or debates within the law so that you can contribute in classes with confidence.

Beginning the Law will help students to:

  • come to terms with a new (legal) language;
  • get used to independent learning;
  • acclimatise to the higher pace of higher education;
  • apply the ‘big picture’ to narrow areas of the law.

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