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Equity and Trusts in Australia - Michael Bryan

Equity and Trusts in Australia


Published: 17th July 2012
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Australian Catholic University - MacKillop LAWS303: Equity& Trusts
Australian Catholic University - Melbourne (St Patricks) LAWS303: Equity and Trusts
Monash University - Clayton LAW3111: Equity
RMIT University - City LAW1025: Equity and Trusts
Monash University - Clayton LAW 4170: Trusts

Product Description

Equity and Trusts in Australia is a practical and engaging introduction to equitable and trusts law in Australia. Drawing on the authors' collective 45 years of teaching experience, this text is carefully designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate law and Juris Doctor students approaching equity and trust law for the first time. The book provides a succinct, clear and accessible explanation of key theories and terminology in equitable and trust law and demonstrates how these are applied in practice with simple, topical examples. Comprehensively cross-referenced, it draws links between equitable and trusts doctrines and their wider relationships to the law. T

About the Author

Michael Bryan is a Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne and Co-director of the Melbourne JD Program.

An overview of equity
Equitable Remedies
An introduction to equitable remedies
Specific performance, injunctions and equitable damages
Monetary remedies in equity
Rescission, rectification and declarations
Bars to relief
Equity, Contract and Property
Equity in contract law
Equitable proprietary interests
Equitable assignments
Equitable Obligations
Fiduciary obligations
Participants in a breach of fiduciary obligation
Breach of confidence
Express Trusts
The concept of the express trust
Certainty requirements in the law of trusts
Creating an express trust
Trusts for charitable and non-charitable purposes
Performing the Trust
Trustees' duties and powers
Investment of trust funds
Trustees' rights and liabilities
Breach of Trust
Breach of trust defences and remedies
Non-consensual Trusts
Resulting trusts
Constructive trusts
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ISBN: 9780521676632
ISBN-10: 0521676630
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 454
Published: 17th July 2012
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 17.27  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.82