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Published: 14 September 2018

984 Pages


ISBN: 9780198745495

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Pearce & Stevens' Trusts and Equitable Obligations

Seventh Edition

Robert Pearce and Warren Barr

  • Provides detailed analysis of all key decisions, statutes, and current academic debates related to the law of equity and trusts, giving students a thorough grounding in the subject
  • A lively and clear writing style helps students engage with this often complex subject area, while the extensive use of diagrams and figures help to illustrate key concepts
  • Includes comprehensive online resources for both students (flashcard glossary) as well as lecturers (test bank and PowerPoint slides)

New to this Edition:

  • Radically restructured and revised to improve the flow of the topics and remove duplication
  • Additional chapter on the three certainties brings this subject together coherently, clarifying the discussion of the consequences of uncertainty
  • Many chapters significantly revised, such as Chapter 3 on Equity and the management of property
  • New examples added throughout to put the law into context
  • Section headings have been reordered and simplified to make the text easier to follow
  • Fully up to date with recent cases and developments in the area, including Marr v Collie [2017] on resulting and constructive trusts, Patel v Mirza [2016] on illegality, Prest v Petrodel [2013] on resulting trusts and equitable proprietary remedies, and the Law Commission's consultation on the making of wills

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