Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials

Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials
Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials
Davies, PS
9780199661480
30/05/2013
1
£39.99
Pb
Oxford University Press

Equity & Trusts: Text, Cases, and Materials provides a complete guide to the subject in a single volume. Clear author introductions and analyses of the law accompany the extracts from cases and materials to promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law and the best of legal scholarship. The authors have used their unrivalled teaching experience to select the parts of judgments, articles, and statutory material most relevant to students' needs and in doing so have created a volume which will help student to achieve the best results.

The first new book to be written in this subject area since the Charities Act 2011, this work takes account of the new legislative landscape throughout, in addition to offering analysis of key recent cases including Jones v Kernott on common intention constructive trusts, Sinclair v Versailles on remedies for breach of fiduciary duty, Ptt v Holt on mistaken gifts and voidable exercise of fiduciary powers, and The Independent Schools Council v The Charity Commission for England and Wales on the public benefit requirements for independent schools to be charities.

Student learning is supported throughout with the presence of 'Central Issues' at the start of each chapter, allowing students to assess easily what coverage is to follow. Scenario-based questions posed at the end of chapters give students an opportunity to assess their own level of understanding while also gaining an understanding of the practical application of the law.

  • Extracts and commentary are present in equal proportions, providing clear explanation and analysis of the law in order to support student learning
  • The first new work in this subject area to be written taking in the full impact of the Charities Act 2011, explaining to students the new legislative environment and ensuring they have access to the most up-to-date law
  • The authors have used their unrivalled teaching and academic expertise to select with precision the most relevant parts of judgments, articles, and statutory material in order to ensure students new to the subject area are able to navigate their way effectively through the subject area
  • Provides anaylsis of new key cases including Jones v Kernott, Sinclair v Versailles, Pitt v Holt, and The Independent Schools Council v The Charity Commission for England and Wales ensuring students have up-to-date access to the most recent judicial decisions
  • 'Central Issues' listed at the start of chapters clearly identify the themes to be covered, allowing students to navigate the material effectively
  • Scenario-based questions posed at the end of chapters frame the law in its practical context while simultaneously giving students an opportunity to assess their own level of understanding

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