MLL405 - Equity and Trusts
2022 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||MLL321|
For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only
MLL325 and MLL327
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities (2.5 hours per week) plus 1.5 hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities (2.5 hours per week) + 1.5 hour Cloud seminar (live streamed and recording provided) per week
The unit aims to teach students the principles of the equitable jurisdiction. They will examine equitable principles and remedies in transactions and also their relationship with existing common law principles. They will be expected to understand different forms of trusts, the creation requirements for all trusts and the various rights and duties of both trustees and beneficiaries. Topics include: the history of equity; equitable principles in transactions; fiduciary principles; and express, resulting and constructive trust analysis.
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