"Equity and Trusts" has quickly established itself as a market leader due to its clarity, insight and accessibility. Professor Hudson's scholarly account of the subject makes this text sufficiently authoritative for trust practitioners but also very accessible for the student reader. This textbook teaches you equity and trusts law by setting out the core principles at the beginning of each chapter and by using clear examples to illustrate them. Each chapter moves from a comprehensive analysis of the legal principles through to an analysis of the key academic debates in a way that lets the author's enthusiasm for the subject shine through.This fifth edition is comprehensive and up-to-date, including references to more than sixty new cases.
Recent developments covered in depth in this book include: Charities Act 2006; Stack v Dowden (House of Lords); Barlow Clowes v Eurotrust; Abou-Rahmah v Abacha; Re Horley FC; Re Farepak Food & Gift Ltd; Ultraframe UK Ltd v Fielding; Re Spectrum Plus; Baker v JE Clark (Transport) UK Ltd; Barraclough v Mell; Crossley v Crossley; Van Laetham v Brooker; Fourie v Le Roux; Templeton Insurance Ltd v Penningtons Solicitors LLP; Primlake Ltd v Matthews; Rockbrook Ltd v Khan; Yeoman's Row Management Ltd v Cobbe; Turner v Jacob; and Abbey National v Stringer. The chapters on Charities and on Quistclose trusts have been completely re-written, with extensive updating having been made to other parts of the book.Review of a previous edition - "One of the book's great strengths is its clear exposition of some very difficult areas of the law, moving seamlessly from points that puzzle students to points that puzzle practitioners. Other strengths are the breadth of its approach, the fact that it is extremely up to date, the freshness and vividness of its approach and its willingness to place equity in a wider context!
The student will enjoy a clear, lively and challenging account of the subject matter. The practitioner will find the book well worth consulting for its clear exposition of the basic principles and of their application in difficult areas." - "New Law Journal", 30 January 2004. The text is supported by a companion website, with casenotes on new developments and podcasts in which the author discusses key aspects of equity and trusts law.
Table of Contents
Principles of Equity; Express Trusts; Administration of Trusts; Trusts Implied by Law; Equity, Trusts and the Home; Breach of Trust and Equitable Claims; Commercial Uses of Trusts; Welfare Uses of Trusts; Equitable Remedies; Equity, Trusts and Social Theory.
Alastair Hudson is Professor of Equity & Law at Queen Mary, University of London, and of Lincoln s Inn, Barrister. He is also the author of a number of books on trusts and other areas of law, including Understanding Equity & Trusts. "