MLL405 - Equity and Trusts
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Previously coded as:||MLL321|
|Cohort rule:||For Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students only|
|Prerequisite:||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||
2 x 2h class + 1h seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
2 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar 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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