Routledge – 2013 – 512 pages
Series: Unlocking the Law
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:
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.
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
Mohamed Ramjohn LLM, JP, qualified barrister and Principal Lecturer in Law at the University of West London