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The Principles of Equity and Trusts 5th ed


Συγγραφές / Author: Graham Virgo
ISBN: 9780192857170
Εκδότης / Publisher: Oxford University Press
Ημ. Εκδοσης / Date of Publish: May 2023
Βιβλιοδεσία / Format: Paperback

Κωδικός προϊόντος: 9780192857170 Κατηγορίες: ,

The Principles of Equity & Trusts offers a refreshing, student-focused approach to a dynamic area of law. In the fifth edition of his best-selling textbook, Professor Graham Virgo brings his expertise as a teacher to deliver an engaging, contextual account of the essential principles of trusts and their equitable remedies.

Virgo states the law in plain terms before building on an area of debate and encouraging students to fully engage with the inherent issues within the subject. Concise and authoritative analysis enables students to grasp the principles of trusts, develop the confidence to engage fully with the subject area, and excel in their studies.

Virgo approaches the topics with unparalleled clarity and provides the academic rigour for which this text has come to be relied upon. Combining expert knowledge and comprehensive coverage, this is the ideal companion to a course in trusts.

  • Beautifully written with the student in mind, Virgo’s clear explanation and expert analysis is easy to follow and understand
  • Virgo’s unique methodical style states the law in clear terms before placing cases within their wider contexts, enabling students to broaden their understanding and fully engage with the key issues
  • Comprehensive and rigorous coverage ensures students are fully equipped to approach the debates within the subject with confidence
  • Includes online resources including self-test and scenario questions with feedback, videos from the author, and web links to key cases


Part I: Equity

1::An introduction to equity

2::The characteristics of equity

3::An introduction to the trust
Part II: The Express Trust

4::The requirements of an express trust


Part III: Trusts for Purposes

6::Charitable trusts

7::Non-charitable purpose trusts

Part IV: Implied Trusts

8::Resulting trusts

9::Constructive trusts

10::Informal arrangements relating to property

Part V: Beneficiaries

Part VI: Trustees and Their Representatives


13::The administration of trusts

14::Dispositive powers and duties

15::Fiduciary duties

Part VII: Variation of Trusts

16::The variation of trusts

Part VIII: Breach of Trust and Fiduciary Duty

17::Liability for breach of trust and fiduciary duty

18::Personal claims and remedies

19::Proprietary claims and remedies

20::Personal liability of third parties