Equity and Trusts in Australia

Equity and Trusts in Australia

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Incorporating recent case law developments, the second edition of Equity and Trusts in Australia provides undergraduate and Juris Doctor students with a current and accessible introduction to Australian equitable and trust law. Expanding upon first edition content, the text includes greater depth of topic discussion, explanation of key theories and terminology, while demonstrating how these are applied in practice. Chapters including Fiduciary Obligations, Resulting Trusts and Constructive Trusts have been reworked to strengthen the text's coverage of all facets of equity and trusts law. Equity and Trusts in Australia, second edition links key doctrines to their wider relationship with the law, making it a fundamental text for students embarking on this area of study for the first time.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 174 x 247 x 24.64mm | 802.86g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 4 b/w illus.
  • 1316621944
  • 9781316621943
  • 70,508

Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: 1. An overview of equity; Part II. Equitable Remedies: 2. An introduction to equitable remedies; 3. Specific performance, injunctions and equitable damages; 4. Monetary remedies in equity; 5. Rescission, rectification and declarations; 6. Bars to relief; Part III. Equity, Contract and Property: 7. Equity in contract law; 8. Equitable proprietary interests; 9. Equitable assignments; Part IV. Equitable Obligations: 10. Fiduciary obligations; 11. Participants in a breach of fiduciary obligation; 12. Breach of confidence; Part V. Express Trusts: 13. The concept of the express trust; 14. Certainty requirements in the law of trusts; 15. Creating an express trust; 16. Trusts for charitable and non-charitable purposes; Part VI. Performing the Trust: 17. Trustees' duties and powers; 18. Investment of trust funds; 19. Trustees' rights and liabilities; Part VII. Breach of Trust: 20. Breach of trust: defences and remedies; 21. Tracing; Part VIII. Non-Consensual Trusts: 22. Resulting trusts; 23. Constructive trusts.
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