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Published: 29 June 2022

984 Pages


ISBN: 9780198867494

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New Edition

Pearce & Stevens' Trusts and Equitable Obligations

Eighth Edition

Warren Barr and John Picton

  • 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, MCQs, and updates) as well as lecturers (test bank and PowerPoint slides)
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • The impact of Stoffel & Co v Grondona [2020] UKSC 42 on illegality; the impact of Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton UK LLP [2021] UKSC 20 on trustee advisors; and consideration of Archibald v Alexander [2020] EWHC 1621 (Ch) on orally declared trusts of land.
  • An independent chapter on secret trusts; updated coverage on limitation of actions, as a new self-standing chapter; and a new chapter dedicated solely to public benefit and significant updates around regulation of charities.
  • Updated and expanded coverage on intestate succession; updated coverage of ethical investments; updated and enhanced coverage of the use of trusts and equitable devices to grant an interest in the family home, as an example of the creativity of equity in society; and updated coverage of the charitable cy-près doctrine and its ongoing reform.

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