Equity and the Law of Trusts in Ireland

By: Ronan Keane
ISBN: 9781526502537

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About Equity and the Law of Trusts in Ireland

The third edition of this well-established legal text provides a comprehensive treatment and analysis of the area of equity and trusts. Set out in a user-friendly fashion that is easy to navigate, the book traces the development through history of the law of equity, the law of trusts, and equitable remedies. This updated and expanded new edition provides an insight into recent developments in relation to both trusts and equitable... Read more

About Equity and the Law of Trusts in Ireland

The third edition of this well-established legal text provides a comprehensive treatment and analysis of the area of equity and trusts. Set out in a user-friendly fashion that is easy to navigate, the book traces the development through history of the law of equity, the law of trusts, and equitable remedies.

This updated and expanded new edition provides an insight into recent developments in relation to both trusts and equitable remedies. New important case law in the area such as Stanley v Kieran [2012] IESC 19, Greene v Coady [2014] IEHC 38 and Ulster Bank v Roche [2012] 1 IR 765 are fully explored. There are essential updates in the areas of wills and probate, including a look at constructive trusts and Cawley & Anor v Lillis [2011] IECH 515, as well as updates in relation to proprietary estoppel claims and the three recent High Court decisions in this area. Of particular interest to both academics and practitioners is the section on injunctions due to the many areas of law involved, including asylum, commercial and industrial relations.

While the audience for this title will be largely academic, in particular law students, there is also a wealth of information which practitioners will find beneficial.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Historical Background
Chapter 3 The Maxims of Equity
Chapter 4 Equitable Interests and ‘Equities’
Chapter 5 Priorities, Registration and Notice
Chapter 6 The Nature of a Trust
Chapter 7 Express Trusts I: The Essential Elements
Chapter 8 Express Trusts II: The Formal Requirements
Chapter 9 The Office of Trustee
Chapter 10 Duties and Powers of Trustees
Chapter 11 Charitable Trusts
Chapter 12 Resulting Trusts
Chapter 13 Constructive Trusts
Chapter 14 Void and Voidable Trusts
Chapter 15 The Injunction
Chapter 16 Specific Performance
Chapter 17 Rescission
Chapter 18 Rectification
Chapter 19 Tracing in Equity
Chapter 20 Delivery Up and Cancellation of Documents
Chapter 21 Receivers
Chapter 22 Conversion and Reconversion
Chapter 23 Election
Chapter 24 Account
Chapter 25 Satisfaction and Ademption
Chapter 26 Performance
Chapter 27 Estoppel in Equity
Chapter 28 Constructive Fraud: Undue Influence and Unconscionable Transactions
Chapter 29 Breach of Confidence and Privacy
Chapter 30 Administration of Estates: Generally
Chapter 31 Administration of Estates: Remedies

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 21 December 2017
ISBN: 9781526502537
Binding: Hardback
Edition: 3
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