Trusts and Equity 8th ed


The eighth edition of Trusts and Equity builds on the successful approach taken in previous editions and continues to offer students a thorough and enthusiastic analysis of this complex field of 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.


:Part I: Introduction to Trusts and Equity1: 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 benefit10: 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 trustPart

V: Equity

16: Equitable maxims, doctrines, and remedies

Category: Product ID: 6738



ISBN13: 9780198804697
Published: April 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback


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