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School of Law

LAW5003 Equity and Trusts


Express trusts: The three certainties in the creation of trusts; The beneficiary principle and unincorporated associations; Formalities in the creation of trusts; Dispositions of equitable interests; The duties of trustees; Breach of trust. Resulting trusts: Trusts of homes, including proprietary estoppel. Constructive trusts: Proprietary constructive trusts; Personal liability to account for dishonest assistance and knowing receipt. Tracing and equitable proprietary claims: Theoretical aspects of equity, property law and restitution.




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