Unit

School Of Law

Equity & Trusts (Juris Doctor)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 201054.1

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ludmilla Robinson


Prerequisite
201046 Fundamentals of Australian Law (Juris Doctor)

Corequisite
201055 Property Law (Juris Doctor)

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in course 2826 Juris Doctor.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit examines the principles of the law of equity and trusts in Australia. The primary emphasis is on the nature and development of the law of equity and students are also introduced to fundamental principles in the law of trusts. Topics include the nature and application of principles and maxims of Equity, the trust, the types of trusts and introduction to express trusts. The unit emphasises contemporary applications of the rules, principles and remedies of equity. It also explores issues that are presently unresolved and the subject of contention. The unit will also enable students to use a range of legal research tools to select high quality and relevant primary and secondary legal information to support the construction of solutions to hypothetical problems and theoretical legal issues that indicate a deep comprehension of equity and trusts.


Courses
2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT




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