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Published: 09 June 2016

608 Pages


ISBN: 9780198737650

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Cases & Materials on Equity & Trusts

Tenth Edition

Gary Watt

  • A comprehensive portable library for trusts and equity students, incorporating an impressive range of relevant and interesting case law, statutory material, academic writing, and official proposals for law reform
  • Structured to closely match the LLB syllabus, materials are linked with thoughtful and in-depth scholarly commentary
  • Gary Watt enhances the selected extracts with materials from a diverse range of non-legal sources, making the important legal points more interesting and memorable
  • Rich in pedagogical features that enhance students' ability to assimilate important key facts, including questions, suggestions for further reading, and notes
  • Fully supported by an Online Resource Centre designed to consolidate students' understanding and provide a forum for self-assessment. Resources include updates to changes and developments in relevant cases, suggested answers to the questions in the book, and links to key websites to help students broaden their understanding and identify relevant wider sources

New to this Edition:

  • The UK Supreme Court's decision in AIB Group (UK) plc v Mark Redler and Co Solicitors [2014] on liability for losses caused by breach of trust
  • FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2014] on liability to account for unauthorised fiduciary gains
  • Prest v Petrodel [2013] on resulting trust and statutory formalities
  • Jetivia SA v Bilta (UK) Ltd (in liquidation) [2015] and Les Laboratories Servier & Anor v Apotex Inc [2014] on illegality and the reliance principle in resulting trusts
  • R (on the application of Hodkin and another) v Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages [2013] (on scientology as a religion)
  • Williams v Central Bank of Nigeria [2014] on 'ancilliary' equitable liability of strangers to the trust in relation to limitation periods
  • King v Chiltern Dog Rescue [2015] on donation mortis causa
  • Challinor v Juliet Bellis & Co [2015] on Quistclose trusts
  • Curran v Collins [2015], Graham-York v York [2015] and Smith v Bottomley [2013] on constructive trusts of land
  • Discussion of recent legislation, such as The Inheritance and Trustees' Powers Act 2014 and the Cohabitation Rights Bill 2014-2015, and the work of relevant commissions, including The Law Commission's draft Trusts (Concealment of Interests) Bill and Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill 2015

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