Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts, 9th edition

Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts is an authoritative discussion and analysis with a comprehensive selection of extracts

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348552
Release Date: December 01, 2018
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409348569
Release Date: December 01, 2018
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Cases and Materials on Equity and Trusts provides an extensive selection of extracts from leading cases and authoritative commentary on the essential elements of equity and trusts. The work concentrates on fundamental judicial and scholarly statements of the purposes and principles of all aspects of equity, and includes the law of trusts and trustees, tracing, contribution and subrogation, and all other major equitable doctrines and remedies. Case extracts are accompanied by comprehensive discussion and analysis, extracts from statutes and critical statements on the law. Interesting and demanding discussion questions are included to extend more capable readers.

This new edition updates the entire work, including reference to the following leading decisions:

  • Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi [2016] AC 1172
  • FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC [2015] AC 250
  • Fistar v Riverwood Legion and Community Club Ltd (2016) 91 NSWLR 732
  • Kakavas v Crown Melbourne Ltd (2013) 250 CLR 392
  • Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (2016) 258 CLR 525
  • Sidhu v van Dyke (2014) 251 CLR 505.

This highly-regarded work is an invaluable resource for students, practitioners and scholars seeking an in-depth understanding of the main principles and remedies in Anglo-Australian equity and trusts.


  • Authoritative analysis
  • Combination of commentary and materials develops competence in reading and understanding cases

Related Titles

Evans, Jones & Power, Equity and Trusts, 4th ed, 2016
Heydon & Leeming, Jacobs Law of Trusts in Australia, 8th ed, 2016
Heydon, Leeming & Turner, Meagher, Gummow & Lehane’s Equity Doctrines & Remedies, 5th ed, 2014


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Table of contents

Part 1 The Basic Concepts of Equity

Chapter 1 Law and Equity

Chapter 2 Equity Acts in Personam

Chapter 3 Equitable Estates and Interests

Chapter 4 Equitable Priorities

Part 2 Dealings with Property in Equity

Chapter 5 Introduction

Chapter 6 Equitable Principles Regarding Dealings with Legal Property

Chapter 7 Dealings with Equitable Interests

Chapter 8 Future Property

Chapter 9 Interests Which Cannot Be Dealt With

Chapter 10 Avoidance of Statutory Requirements to Prevent Fraud

Part 3 Grounds for Relief

Chapter 11 Fiduciary Relationship

Chapter 12 Mistake

Chapter 13 Misrepresentation

Chapter 14 Undue Influence

Chapter 15 The Equity of Redemption

Chapter 16 Marshalling

Chapter 17 Relief Against Penalties and Forfeitures

Chapter 18 Estoppel in Equity

Chapter 19 Donationes Mortis Causa

Chapter 20 Contribution

Chapter 21 Subrogation

Chapter 22 Confidential Information

Part 4 Trusts

Chapter 23 The Nature and Classification of Trusts

Chapter 24 Distinction between Trusts and Other Relationships

Chapter 25 The Essentials of an Express Trust — The Three Certainties

Chapter 26 The Beneficiary Principle and Non-charitable Trusts

Chapter 27 The Constitution of Express Trusts

Chapter 28 The Requirement of Writing for Express Trusts; Informal Testamentary Arrangements

Chapter 29 Express Trusts — Vitiating Elements

Chapter 30 Trusts for Charitable Purposes

Chapter 31 Resulting Trusts

Chapter 32 Constructive Trusts

Chapter 33 Duties of Trustees

Chapter 34 Capital and Income

Chapter 35 Powers of Trustees

Chapter 36 Rights and Liability of a Trustee

Chapter 37 Rights of the Beneficiary

Chapter 38 The Beneficiary’s Proprietary Rights on Breach of Trust

Part 5 Equitable Remedies

Chapter 39 Specific Performance

Chapter 40 Injunctions

Chapter 41 Damages in Equity

Chapter 42 Rescission

Chapter 43 Rectification