Widely recognized as an outstandingly thorough and perceptive treatment of the modern English law of trusts and equitable remedies, Hayton & Mitchell is a combination of textbook and casebook in a single volume.
The work provides a clear and succinct explanation of the law, and an insightful and critical analysis of the issues and controversies which have arisen as a result of new legal developments and academic work in the area. The text is supplemented and supported by a wide range of extracts from legislation, cases, academic articles, and other sources.
Questions at the end of each chapter promote critical engagement by readers with the material.
New to this edition:
- Extensive revision of existing chapters, including analysis of and excerpts from academic commentary, and new chapters on remedies for breach of fiduciary duty and the nature of the trust.
- Analysis of and excerpts from new legislation including the Charities Act 2011 and the Trusts (Capital and Income) Act 2013, and the 2012 EU Regulation on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.
- Analysis of and excerpts from new cases including Shell UK Ltd v Total UK Ltd (2011), Crossco No 4 Unlimited v Jolan Ltd (2012), R (on the application of the Independent Schools Council) v Charity Commission (2012), Jones v Kernott (2012), Independent Trustee Services Ltd v GP Noble Trustees Ltd (2013), Pitt v Holt (2013), Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd (2013), AIB Group (UK) plc v Mark Redler & Co (a firm) (2014), FHR European Ventures LLP v Cedar Capital Partners LLC (2015) and Novoship (UK) Ltd v Mikhaylyuk (2015).
This is the ideal companion to Hanbury & Martin: Modern Equity