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Unlocking Trusts

4th Edition

By Mohamed Ramjohn, Mohamed Ramjohn

Routledge – 2013 – 512 pages

Series: Unlocking the Law

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    978-1-44-417105-1
    April 30th 2013

Description

Equity and trusts law is a vibrant and fast-moving area of the legal system. UNLOCKING TRUSTS will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an essential foundation for further study or practice. The book explains in detailed, yet straightforward, terms:

  • Historical outlines of equity
  • Constructive trusts

  • Introduction to trusts
  • Secret trusts and mutual wills

  • The 'three certainties' test
  • Private purpose trusts

  • Constitution of an express trust
  • Appointment, retirement and removal of trustees

  • Exceptions to the rule that equity will not assist a volunteer
  • Duties and powers of trustees

  • Formalities for the creation of express trusts
  • Variation of trusts

  • Discretionary trusts
  • Breach of trust.

  • Resulting trusts

    This fourth edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments in the law and now includes all significant new cases plus more detail on recent judicial developments in proprietary estoppel and the doctrine of proportionality.

  • Contents

    1. Historical outlines of equity 2. Introduction to trusts 3. The 'three certainties' test 4. Constitution of an express trust 5. Exceptions to the rule that equity will not assist a volunteer 6. Formalities for the creation of express trusts 7. Discretionary trusts 8. Resulting trusts 9. Constructive trusts 10. Secret trusts and mutual wills 11. Private purpose trusts 12. Charitable trusts 13. Appointment, retirement and removal of trustees

    14. Duties and powers of trustees 15. Variation of trusts 16. Breach of trust

    Author Bio

    Mohamed Ramjohn LLM, JP, qualified barrister and Principal Lecturer in Law at the University of West London

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