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Published: 29 May 2018

632 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198804697

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Trusts & Equity

Eighth Edition

Gary Watt

  • A stimulating introduction to the subject of trusts and equity by an experienced teacher, writer, and researcher
  • Places the law of trusts within a unique conceptual framework of four central perspectives, encouraging students to think critically around the key issues and debates
  • Interesting scenarios and examples from sources as varied as literature, film, and history help students to relate and contextualize a difficult subject
  • Accompanying online resources feature problem scenarios and answer guidance, recent legal developments, updates to further reading sections in the book, and relevant weblinks

New to this Edition:

  • A wide range of new case law, including Akers v Samba Financial Group [2017] on the nature of a trust in relation to third parties, Patel v Mirza [2016] on the right to recover wealth transferred between parties to an illegal scheme, Bailey v Angove's PTY Ltd [2016] on the distinction between contractual debt and constructive trust, and First Subsea Ltd v Balltec Ltd [2017] on trust, fiduciary duty and limitation of actions
  • Discussion of recent scholarship and the work of relevant commissions, including The Law Commission's initial consultation on reform of the law governing the making of wills

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