BN.com Gift Guide

Overview

The third edition of Equity & Trusts provides a complete analysis of all areas of the law of trusts and equitable doctrine. Dr. Hudson presents a scholarly account of these complex legal fields with clarity, insight and enthusiasm, making the subject both accessible to a student audience and sufficiently authoritative for trust practitioners.
Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Equity and Trusts

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$64.95
BN.com price

Overview

The third edition of Equity & Trusts provides a complete analysis of all areas of the law of trusts and equitable doctrine. Dr. Hudson presents a scholarly account of these complex legal fields with clarity, insight and enthusiasm, making the subject both accessible to a student audience and sufficiently authoritative for trust practitioners.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
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.

"In an erudite and clear-eyed scrutiny of equity and trusts, author Alistair Hudson, one of the acknowledged experts in this field, has obviously committed himself to shining a new light of understanding into a subject that many tend to consider dense, murky and complicated. The result, as the author explains, is a comprehensive analysis of both equity and the law of trusts suitable for undergraduate and post-graduates courses. It is also widely used by legal practitioners and has been cited in the courts of several jurisdictions." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203876725
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/30/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1288
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Alastair Hudson is Professor of Equity & Finance Law at the University of Southampton, and of Lincoln’s Inn, Barrister. He is a National Teaching Fellow, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and was UK Law Teacher of the Year in 2008.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface: Structure of the Book
Preface for the Student Reader
Glossary
Table of Cases
Table of Legislation
Pt. 1 Fundamentals of Equity and Trusts
1 Introduction - The Nature of Equity 5
2 Understanding the Trust 31
Pt. 2 Express Trusts
3 The Creation of Express Trusts 63
4 Trusts for People, Purposes and Perpetuities 109
5 Formalities in the Creation of Express Trusts 143
6 Secret Trusts 191
7 Essay - the Nature of Express Trusts 219
Pt. 3 Administration of Trusts
8 The Office of Trustee and the Conduct of Trusts 235
9 Investment of Trusts 265
10 Variation of Trust Funds 285
Pt. 4 Trusts Implied by Law
11 Resulting Trusts 299
12 Constructive Trusts 345
13 Essay - Fiduciary Responsibility - a Mutable Category 399
Pt. 5 Equity, Trusts and the Home
14 Trusts of Homes 415
15 Equitable Estoppel 477
16 Trusts of Land, Families and Children 493
17 Essay - Human Rights, Equity and Trusts 517
Pt. 6 Breach of Trust and Equitable Claims
18 Breach of Trust 533
19 Tracing 587
20 Doctrine of Notice and Undue Influence 637
Pt. 7 Commercial Uses of Trusts
21 Commerce, Equity and Dealing with Property 671
22 Retention of Title, Lending and Quistclose Trusts 699
23 Mortgages 711
24 Unit Trusts 733
25 Essay - Corporations, Commerce and Express Trusts 751
Pt. 8 Welfare Uses of Trusts
26 Occupational Pension Funds 765
27 Charities 789
28 Co-Operatives, Friendly Societies and Trusts 831
29 Public Interest Trusts 851
Pt. 9 Equitable Remedies
30 Specific Performance 867
31 Injunctions 879
32 Rescission and Rectification 895
33 Subrogation 909
Pt. 10 Equity, Trusts and Social Theory
34 The Nature of Property in Equity and Trusts 921
35 Restitution of Unjust Enrichment 935
36 An Ordering of the Law of Trusts 951
37 Equity, Chaos and Social Complexity 975
Bibliography 997
Index 1011
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)