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LAW6029   Equity and Trusts   (0 credits)

 
Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Only available to students on LAWT17

Description

This module develops the student's understanding of the nature of equitable rights, doctrines, processes, and remedies in domestic law. Particular attention is devoted to the creation of trusts, both private and charitable, to variation of trusts, and to the administrative powers of trustees and their personal liability for breach of trust. The relationship between constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel is considered, as is the relationship between equitable principles and the law of restitution. Amongst equitable remedies considered are specific performance and injunctions. The process of tracing (including a comparison with tracing at common law) is also analysed.

 

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 181.0
Seminar 16.0
 

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 3.0 100 % S1