9780198804697

Trusts & Equity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198804697

  • ISBN10:

    0198804695

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-05-29
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Trusts & Equity continues to offer a comprehensive and user-friendly approach, providing a concise route through what can be a challenging area of the law. Drawing on years of experience, Gary Watt encourages students to actively engage with the subject and think critically about its central issues, outlining the key perspectives with clarity and rigour.

Author Biography


Gary Watt, Professor of Law, University of Warwick

Gary Watt is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. He was made Law Teacher of the Year in 2009 and in 2010 he was named a National Teaching Fellow and of the Higher Education Academy. He is the author of other OUP books including Equity & Trusts Law Directions and Cases & Materials on Equity & Trusts.

Table of Contents


Part I: Introduction to Trusts and Equity
1. Foundations
2. Trusts in context
Part II: Creation and Recognition of Trusts
3. Trusts created expressly
4. Effective disposition of benefit: constitution of trusts
5. Ineffective disposition of benefit: resulting trusts
6. Formality, perpetuity, and illegality: trust creation and public policy I
7. Charity: trust creation and public policy II
8. Constructive trusts and informal trusts of land
Part III: The Regulation of Trusts
9. Flexibility of benefit
10. The fiduciary duty
11. Fulfilling and filling the office of trustee
12. Trustee investment
13. Breach of trust: the personal liability of trustees
Part IV: Trusts and Third Parties
14. Tracing and recovering trust property
15. The equitable personal liability of strangers to the trust
Part V: Equity
16. Equitable maxims, doctrines, and remedies

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