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Published: 23 June 2020

672 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198854142

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Trusts & Equity

Ninth Edition

Gary Watt

  • A stimulating and accessible 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 new context feature at the start of every chapter introduces and explains the practical relevance of the topic, giving you a better understanding of how the concepts apply in the real world
  • A wide range of new case law, including Ivey v. Genting Casinos UK Ltd [2017] on dishonesty and stranger liability, The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v. Vauxhall Motors Ltd [2019] on equitable relief against forfeiture, and First City Monument Bank Plc v. Zumax Nigeria Ltd [2019] on Quistclose trusts
  • Fully revised to include discussion of recent developments, including the Law Commission Report on Electronic Execution of Documents (2019) and the Labour Party's 2019 pledge to abolish charitable status for fee-paying schools

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