Todd & Wilson's Textbook on Trusts / Edition 11

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Todd & Wilson's Textbook on Trusts has been carefully written to give you an intellectually stimulating introduction to the subject. Structured to reflect the content of a typical LLB course, the book offers focused and in-depth coverage of trusts law. You'll be encouraged to engage critically with the material through the real-life examples, key scholarship and consideration of current theoretical perspectives.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199663194
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 5/19/2013
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Wilson is a lecturer in law at Manchester University

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Table of Contents

Table of cases

Table of statutes

1 Law and equity and an introduction to the trust 1

2 The nature of the trust: its operation and applications in society and economy 29

3 Constitution of trusts and equity's 'perfection' of transfers of property 64

4 The three certainties and the significance of the 'beneficiary principle' 90

5 Formalities and other requirements for validity 116

6 Perpetuities 133

7 Introduction to resulting and constructive trusts 149

8 Resulting trusts, gifts to non-charitable unincorporated associations, and pension funds 174

9 Beneficial interests in the family home: a case study 193

10 Secret and half-secret trusts (and constructive and resulting trusts) 249

11 Equitable fraud and the constructive trust 269

12 An introduction to charity 285

13 The legal definition of charity 301

14 Cypres 346

15 The office of trustee: commencement and termination 360

16 Powers, discretions, and duties of trustees 392

17 Variation of trusts 409

18 Breach of trust 424

19 Remedies 457

Index 513

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