A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia can be used as both a freestanding casebook and as a companion to the Equity and Trusts in Australia textbook. This casebook follows the structure of Equity and Trusts in Australia and provides a selection of primary legal materials together with accompanying commentary and discussion, covering the principal areas of equity and the law of trusts taught in Australian law schools. Cases have been carefully selected based on the needs of undergraduate law and Juris Doctor students approaching this subject for the first time. Case extracts give a clear account of the facts and issues considered by the court, and the detailed commentary is accompanied by problems and discussion questions to enhance student learning. Clearly written by authors with extensive experience in the field, A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australia encourages students to engage with the principles of equity and the law of trusts and to understand how they apply in the real world.
- The book is student-focused, with an emphasis on pedagogy, contemporary and non-polemical analysis, and depth of expertise
Equity and Trusts in Australia is a practical and engaging introduction to equitable and trusts law in Australia. Drawing on the authors' collective 45 years of teaching experience, this text is carefully designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate law and Juris Doctor students approaching equity and trust law for the first time. The book provides a succinct, clear and accessible explanation of key theories and terminology in equitable and trust law and demonstrates how these are applied in practice with simple, topical examples. Comprehensively cross-referenced, it draws links between equitable and trusts doctrines and their wider relationships to the law. The companion website, at www.cambridge.edu.au/academic/equity is an invaluable resource for students and lecturers, featuring further reading, discussion points and practice exercises and solutions.
- Provides a clear and accessible explanation of key theories and terminology and demonstrates how these are applied in practice
- Comprehensively cross-referenced, the book draws links between equity and trusts doctrines and their relationship with the wider law
- Material is presented in a succinct and clear manner, supported by simple, topical examples, so as not to overburden the beginner student with dense mathematics and case law