MLP717 - Trusts and Equitable Remedies


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MLJ717
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in M729

Students must have passed MLP716

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and asynchronous collaborative learning up to a maximum of 2.5 hours each week which includes lecture pre-recordings and 1 x 1.5 hour online seminar (recordings provided) each week


This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply, critically evaluate and effectively communicate trusts and remedies law, and develop a deep appreciation of major policy issues and developments in the law. Topics include: the relationship between common law and equity, fiduciary relationships, fiduciary remedies, equitable remedies for transactions, the nature of trust, trustee duties and rights, the creation of requirements for express trusts, resulting and constructive trusts, and charitable trusts.

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