Law of Trusts

Constitution of a trust Q&A

This lecture (recorded live) explains how to answer an examination question on Constitution of a Trust.

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Formalities

This lecture analyses the formal requirements for the inter vivos creation of trusts of land and dispositions of subsisting equitable interests under ss 53(1)(b) and 53(1)(c) of the LPA 1925.

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Exceptions to the rule that equity will not assist a volunteer.

In this lecture the rule in Strong v Bird (1874), donatio mortis causa (death bed gifts) and proprietary estoppel are explained and discussed.

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Constitution of an express trust

In this lecture the principles governing the constitution of an express trust, the modes of creation and the consequences of perfect and imperfect trusts are explained.

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