An Introduction to the Law of Trusts by Simon GardnerAn Introduction to the Law of Trusts by Simon Gardner

An Introduction to the Law of Trusts

bySimon Gardner

Paperback | June 12, 2011

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A comprehensive, stimulating introduction to trusts law, which provides readers with a clear conceptual framework to aid understanding of this challenging area of the law. Aimed at readers studying trusts at an undergraduate level, it provides a succinct and enlightening account of this areaof the law.Concise and clear, this book also identifies and discusses many analytical perspectives, encouraging a deeper understanding of the issues at hand. It offers an outstanding treatment of specific areas, in particular remedial constructive trusts and trusts of family homes. Ideal for providing a broadbackground to the issues before embarking on an in-depth study of trusts, it can also be used to help the reader to develop their understanding. For those looking to challenge themselves, detailed footnotes highlight further issues and point the direction for future reading. Fully revised to take into account the Charities Act 2006, judicial developments through case law, and recent academic work in this area, this new edition in the renowned Clarendon Law Series offers a well-written, careful, and insightful introduction to the law of trusts.
Simon Gardner has been a member of the Oxford University Law Faculty and a Fellow of Lincoln College since 1978, working and teaching primarily in the areas of Land Law, Trusts, and Criminal Law. He is the author of some fifty articles, principally in these areas, and of books in Land Law and Trusts. In recent years he had been made a...
Title:An Introduction to the Law of TrustsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.5 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:June 12, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The nature of trusts2. Policies shaping the express trust concept3. Finding settlors' intentions4. Promises to make trusts5. Formalities6. Charitable trusts7. Stewardship8. Fixed trusts9. Dispositive discretions10. Modification11. Securing performance12. Trustees' duties and beneficiaries' rights13. Breach of trust and remedies14. Liabilities of strangers15. Constructive trusts 116. Resulting trusts17. Constructive trusts 218. Constructive trusts 3

Editorial Reviews

"Review from previous edition: Gardner is to be congratulated for having produced this stimulating introduction which... will be a very valuable addition to any serious library in the topic, as well as providing an introduction which trusts teachers would do well to recommend enthusiasticallyto their students." --C.E.F. Rickett, The Cambridge Law Journal, Vol 50 No.2 (Jul 1991), pp369-371