The Law of Trusts

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The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law.

The Law of Trusts is an accessible text that skillfully engages with both controversial and complex issues. James Penner provides perceptive analysis and original and thought-provoking ...

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Overview


The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law.

The Law of Trusts is an accessible text that skillfully engages with both controversial and complex issues. James Penner provides perceptive analysis and original and thought-provoking commentary to give students an excellent grounding in what is considered to be a difficult subject.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199678945
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2014
  • Edition number: 9

Meet the Author

James Penner, Professor of Law, National University of Singapore, and Barrister of Lincoln's Inn.

James Penner completed his first degree in genetics (BSc UWO) before continuing his academic studies in law and legal philosophy (LLB Toronto, Dphil Oxon). He has a strong reputation in this field and has taught trusts in the UK, Canada, the Bahamas, Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia.

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Table of Contents

1. The historical origins of the trust
2. The nature of the express trust
3. Express trusts
4. Constructive trusts
5. Resulting trusts
6. Formalities and secret trusts
7. Certainty
8. The Constitution of trusts
9. Trusts and purposes
10. The trust up and running
11. Breach of trust
12. The law governing fiduciaries
13. Charitable trusts

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