Equity and the Law of Trusts by Philip H. Pettit

By Philip H. Pettit

This well-established and revered textbook has been relied upon through scholars and educational students for the final forty years. Praised for the readability of the writing, the great scope of the content material and the excessive point of serious research, Professor Philip Pettit builds at the strengths of the booklet to supply scholars a rigorous and but readable account of fairness and trusts legislation.

This twelfth version has been built to reply to at once the desires of contemporary day scholars and academics. bankruptcy introductions support to orientate the reader with every one new subject lined. Examples and eventualities illustrate how the legislation operates in perform and supply a contextual framework for college students new to the topic. reasons why humans create trusts within the first position is explored extensive and Professor Pettit specializes in rigorously explaining every one new notion as he introduces it. Diagrams supply a clean manner of explaining relatively complicated or summary recommendations. scholars will locate the word list a necessary software in familiarising themselves with technical and professional terms.

This vintage textual content has been totally up-to-date to take account of modern advancements. The insurance of unincorporated institutions has been accelerated during this re-creation, and bigger element has been utilized to modern concerns in positive, ensuing and charitable trusts.

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Three extra chapters might be accessed at the on-line source Centre: Conversion and Reconversion; delight, Ademption and function; and The Equitable Doctrine and Election. besides the chapters showing within the twelfth variation, those chapters were up-to-date to mirror adjustments within the box.

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221 Greater Pacific Investments Ltd (in liquidation) v Australian National Industries Ltd (1996) . . 510 xxxviii Table of Cases Greaves’ Will Trusts, Re, Public Trustee v Ash (1954) . . 34 Green, ex p (1820) . . 470 Green, Re, Lindner v Green (1951) . . 138–141 Green v Green (Barclays Bank, third party) (1981) . . 242, 243 Green v Low (1856) . . 672 Green v Russell (1959), CA . . 115, 117 Green v Rutherforth (1750) . . 319, 322 Green v Smith (1738) . . 168 Green Corns Ltd v Claverley Group Ltd (2005) .

531, 596 Fitch v Jones (1855) . . 703 Fitzgerald v Fitzgerald (1902), CA . . 710 Fitzgerald’s Settlement, Re, Fitzgerald v White (1887), CA . . 246 Fitzpatrick, Re (1984) . . 334, 341 Fitzwilliam v IRC (1993), HL . . 28 Flavell, Re, Murray v Flavell (1883), CA . . 116, 117 Flavell’s Will Trusts, Re (1969) . . 75 Fleetwood, Re, Sidgreaves v Brewer (1880) . . 132 Fleming Fabrications Ltd v Albion Cylinders Ltd (1989), CA . . 587 Fletcher v Bealey (1885) . . 562 Fletcher v Collis (1905), CA .

183, 186 Good, Re, Harrington v Watts (1905) . . 276 Good’s Will Trusts, Re, Oliver v Batten (1950) . . 339 Goodchild, Re, Goodchild v Goodchild (1997), CA . . 139, 140 Goodchild v Bradbury (2006) . . 694, 695 Goodhart v Hyett (1883) . . 561 Goodman v Gallant (1986), CA . . 71, 188 Goodman v Goodman (2006) . . 702 Goodman v Saltash Corpn (1882), HL . . 277, 278 Goodman v Whitcomb (1820) . . 682 Goodson v Richardson (1874) . . 570, 595 Goodwin v Duggan (1996–97) . . 518, 519 Goodwin v News Group Newspapers Ltd (2011) .

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