With over 20 years' experience in teaching in this area, Sukhninder Panesar's Equity & Trusts offers the student reader a contemporary account of how equity and the law of trusts applies to real people and real situations in modern society. Key academic debates and the theoretical aspects of the subject are also considered throughout equipping the student reader with an understanding not only of what the law is, but why it is so.
Sukhninder Panesar is Head of Law at the University of Wolverhampton.
Part I: Introduction to equity and trusts 1. Introduction to equity 2. The trust concept 3. The trust distinguished from other legal concepts Part II: Creating the trust relationship 4. The three certainties 5. Formalities 6. Constitution of trusts 7. Secret trusts and mutual wills 8. The beneficiary principle 9. Illegality and public policy Part III: Trusts implied by law 10. Resulting trusts I: Nature of resulting trusts 11. Resulting trusts II: Imposing resulting trusts 12. Constructive trusts, part I: Nature of constructive trusts 13. Constructive trusts, part II: Imposing constructive trusts 14. Constructive trusts, part III: Imposing constructive trusts - intermeddling with trust property Part IV: The administration of trusts 15. Introduction to trusteeship appointment, removal and retirement 16. Investment of trust funds 17. Fiduciary nature of trusteeship 18. Powers of trustees 19. Variation of trusts Part V: Breach of trusts and remedies 20. Breach of trust and personal remedies 21. Tracing and a proprietary claim Part VI: Charities and charitable trusts 22. Charities and charitable trusts 23. The cy-pres doctrine