This book provides a clear and concise account of trusts law which is approachable for even first-time students of the subject.It is completely up-to-date and contemporary in its approach, ensuring that concepts appear relevant to modern students. It includes extensive discussion of the leading cases, so that the book will reliably support the content of courses in trusts law. It provides greater focus on the academic debates than comparable texts to spur the student on to further research and better understanding of the subject. It employs exercises, bullet-point summaries and further reading throughout the text to aid understanding. It is written by an academic and a practitioner, providing both theoretical rigour as well as practical insights."Trusts Law" is a clear and concise text aimed at first time students of equity and trusts, covering all topics typically included in courses by providing an account both of the case law and also the main academic debates on which exam questions often focus. The authors have provided useful insights and new perspectives on a complex subject.
Table of Contents
An Introduction to Equity and Trusts Basic Concepts and Principles Certainty Purpose Trusts Charitable trusts Formalities and the Constitution of Trusts Resulting Trusts Constructive Trusts Fiduciary Obligations Non-fiduciary Obligations The Administration of Trusts Breach of Trust and Trustees' Liability Proprietary Claims and the Liability of Third Parties
CHARLIE WEBB is a Lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He has previously taught at University College, Oxford and SOAS. TIM AKKOUH is a Barrister at New Square Chambers. He studied at the LSE and UCL and has taught trusts at London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.