The Principles of Equity and Trusts

Paperback | May 28, 2016

byGraham Virgo

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The Principles of Equity and Trusts offers a refreshing, student-focused approach to a dynamic area of law. Professor Graham Virgo brings his expertise as a teacher to present an engaging, contextual account of the subject that lays out the essential principles of trusts and their equitableremedies in clear terms.Virgo's proven and well-received approach to the subject has been fully revised and updated with the latest legal developments and case law. In the second edition of this best-selling textbook, Virgo continues to approach the subject with unparalleled clarity, stating the law in plain terms beforebuilding on an area of debate and encouraging students to fully engage with the inherent issues within the subject. Concise and authoritative analysis enables students to grasp the principles of trusts and develop the confidence to engage fully with the developing nature of the law in this area andexcel in their studies.Virgo's fresh approach continues to offer a lucid exposition of the law and provide the academic rigour for which this text has come to be relied upon. Combining expert knowledge and comprehensive coverage, The Principles of Equity and Trusts is the ideal companion to a course in trusts law.Online Resource Centre:Supported by an Online Resource Centre, featuring an introductory video by the author and updates to the law and key cases, keeping readers up to date with the latest legal developments.

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The Principles of Equity and Trusts offers a refreshing, student-focused approach to a dynamic area of law. Professor Graham Virgo brings his expertise as a teacher to present an engaging, contextual account of the subject that lays out the essential principles of trusts and their equitableremedies in clear terms.Virgo's proven and wel...

Graham Virgo is Professor of English Private Law and Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education at the University of Cambridge.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:856 pagesPublished:May 28, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019872618X

ISBN - 13:9780198726180

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Table of Contents

Part I: Equity1. An introduction to equity2. The characteristics of equity3. An introduction to the trustPat II: The Express Trust4. The requirements of an express trust5. FormalitiesPart III: Trusts for Purposes6. Charitable trusts7. Non-charitable purpose trustsPart IV: Implied Trusts8. Resulting trusts9. Constructive trusts10. Informal arrangements relating to propertyPart V: Beneficiaries11. BeneficiariesPart VI: Trustees and Their Responsibilities12. Trustees13. The administration of trusts14. Dispositive powers and duties15. Fiduciary dutiesPart VII: Variation of Trusts16. The variation of trustsPart VIII: Breach of Trust and Fiduciary Duty17. Liability for breach of trust and fiduciary duty18. Personal liability for breach of trust and fiduciary duty19. Proprietary claims and remedies20. Personal liability of third partiesPart IX: Equitable Orders21. Equitable orders

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"It is a superbly written book. It is clear and concise, it does not sacrifice detail, and it does not reflect an attempt to dumb down. It looks and feels like a law textbook should." --Dr Tim Sinnamon, The University of Westminster