Trusts & Equity (9th edition)

ISBN : 9780198854142

Gary Watt
640 Pages
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Apr 2020
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Trusts & Equity continues to offer a comprehensive and user-friendly approach, providing a concise route through what can be a challenging area of the law. Drawing on years of experience, Gary Watt encourages students to actively engage with the subject and think critically about its central issues, outlining the key perspectives with clarity and rigour.

Online Resources accompany this book, providing additional support for both students and lecturers.

Online Resources
* Three video lectures presented by Gary Watt, providing an introduction to key areas of debate within the subject
* Essay questions and problem scenarios with accompanying answer guidance, along with general guidance on answering these kinds of questions to enable you to improve
* Key legal developments in the law post-publication to keep you up to date
* Multiple choice questions to enable you to test your newfound knowledge
* Web links to further primary sources and commentary to aid your understanding
* Flashcard glossary to help test your knowledge of key terms


Part I: Introduction to Trusts and Equity

1 Foundations

2 Trusts in context

Part II: Creation and Recognition of Trusts

3 Trusts created expressly

4 Effective disposition of benefit: constitution of trusts

5 Ineffective disposition of benefit: resulting trusts

6 Formality, perpetuity, and illegality: trust creation and public policy I

7 Charity: trust creation and public policy II

8 Constructive trusts and informal trusts of land

Part III: The Regulation of Trusts

9 Flexibility of benefit

10 The fiduciary duty

11 Fulfilling and filling the office of trustee

12 Trustee investment

13 Breach of trust: the personal liability of trustees

Part IV: Trusts and Third Parties

14 Tracing and recovering trust property

15 The equitable personal liability of strangers to the trust

Part V: Equity

16 Equitable maxims, doctrines, and remedies

About the author: 

Gary Watt is a Professor of Law at the University of Warwick. He was made Law Teacher of the Year in 2009 and in 2010 he was named a National Teaching Fellow by the Higher Education Academy. He is the author of other OUP books including Equity & Trusts Law Directions and Cases & Materials on Equity & Trusts.

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