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Unlocking Trusts by Mohamed Ramjohn
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The law of trusts is an essential element of all law degrees in England and Wales. Unlocking Trusts will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease providing you with an indispensable foundation to trusts. This third edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments in the law and now includes discussion of the significant changes in proprietary rights in the family home and numerous relevant new cases. The Unlocking the Law series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter opens with aims and objectives and contains activities such as quick quizzes and self-test questions, key facts charts, diagrams to aid learning and numerous headings and sub-headings to make the subject manageable. New features include summaries to check your understanding of each chapter, a glossary of legal terminology, essay questions with answer plans and exam questions with guidance on answering. All titles in the series follow the same formula and include the same features so students can move easily from one subject to another. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. Resources supporting this book are available online at These include: multiple choice questions key questions and answers revision mp3s available for free download interactive glossary and flashcards

Table of 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 Index

Author Biography

Author: Mohamed Ramjohn LLM JP is a qualified barrister and Principal Lecturer in Law at Thames Valley University. He is also a Justice of the Peace at Brent Magistrates Court. He has served as external examiner for the Bar Council and Coventry University and is an experienced author. Series editors: Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels. Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University. He has taught law at all levels and is an experienced author. Jacqueline Martin and Chris Turner are series editors of the Key Facts and Key Cases series, published by Hodder Education.
Release date Australia
April 30th, 2010
Series edited by Chris Turner Series edited by Jacqueline Martin
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
3rd Revised edition
Philip Allan Updates
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