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LS3030: THE LAW OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS OF ENGLAND AND WALES (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Oct 2022 12:11


Course Overview

This course considers Equity and Trusts, which in its content, teaching, and nature of its development makes clear key differences between Scots law and English law.  We will consider the history of Equity and its relationship with the common law; the meaning, creation and practical impact of trusts (express, implied, resulting and constructive) with both family disputes and commercial issues having a key role; charitable and non-charitable purpose trusts; rights of beneficiaries; appointment and responsibilities of trustees; fiduciary relationships, and equitable remedies (in particular injunctions, and freezing and search and seize orders).

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Chike Emedosi

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or ()
  • Any Undergraduate Programme
  • Either LS1025 Legal System (Passed) or ()
  • Either Law (LS) or Legal Studies (Ma Honours) (LX)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course aims to provide students with a knowledge and understanding of key areas of the Law of Equity and Trusts of England and Wales. These include the nature of equity and trusts (express, resulting, charitable and non-charitable purpose and constructive trusts); the fiduciary relationship and responsibilities of trustees and their appointment, removal and liabilities; the rights of beneficiaries; and equitable remedies.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University week s 8 - 13, 15 - 18
  • 1 Tutorial during University week s 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Essay

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Feedback Word Count 1500
Learning Outcomes
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Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 40
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Feedback Word Count 1200
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Formative Assessment

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Resit Assessments

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