Semester 1, 2017

LAWS5103: Equity and Trusts Comprehensive Exam notes

22 pages

10,932 words



These notes summarises all examinable lectures slides and relevant textbook chapters. The notes are set out logically such that you are able to tackle a problem question with ease, clearly outlining the steps required and the case authorities for the propositions (all colour coded!)

They are designed so that it is easy to follow under time pressure in an exam setting.

Topics include:
- Nature of trusts
- Certainty of intention
- Certainty of subject
- Certainty of object
- Trusts for charitable purposes
- Trust for purpose
- Formalities for declaration of trusts
- Complete constitution
- Fiduciary duties
- Breach of confidence