Resulting trusts


In this lecture on resulting trusts the following topics are considered: the classification of resulting trusts – ‘automatic’ and ‘presumed’ resulting trusts, failure of transfer of equitable title, Quistclose trusts, surplus of trusts funds, purchase of property in the name of another, voluntary transfer of property to another; the presumption of advancement; rebuttal of the presumptions; the admissibility of evidence of intended unlawful activity; the theoretical basis for resulting trusts, the views of Birk, Robert Chambers, Peter Millett and William Swadling.


Duration: 41 minutes (approx)

Lecturer: Mohamed Ramjohn


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