An Introduction to the Law of Trusts [NOOK Book]

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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 area of the law.

Concise and clear, this book also identifies and discusses many analytical perspectives, encouraging a deeper understanding of the issues at ...
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An Introduction to the Law of Trusts

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Overview

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 area of 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 broad background 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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780191620898
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford
  • Publication date: 5/5/2011
  • Series: Clarendon Law Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Simon Gardner is Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
1 The nature of trusts 1
2 Policies shaping the express trust concept 25
3 Finding settlors' intentions 50
4 Promises to make trusts 70
5 Formalities 80
6 Charitable trusts 100
7 Resulting and constructive trusts 117
8 Instances of constructive trusts 138
9 Stewardship 171
10 Operating fixed trusts 184
11 Operating dispositive discretions 196
12 Modification 214
13 Securing performance 227
14 Trustees' duties and beneficiaries' rights 247
15 Breach of trust and remedies 265
Index 287
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