Pearce & Stevens’ Trusts and Equitable Obligations provides a detailed and contextualized account of the law of equity and trusts. The text gives detailed analysis of all key decisions, statutes, and current academic debates related to the law of equity and trusts, giving a grounding in the subject. This new edition, which includes an additional chapter on the three certainties, brings this subject together coherently, clarifying the discussion of the consequences of uncertainty. The text has been updated with recent cases and developments in the area, including Marr v Collie  on resulting and constructive trusts, Patel v Mirza  on illegality, Prest v Petrodel  on resulting trusts and equitable proprietary remedies, and the Law Commission’s consultation on the making of wills.
Keywords:law of equity, trusts, consequences of uncertainty, constructive trusts, illegality, resulting trusts, equitable proprietary remedies, wills
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- Part I The Importance of Equity
- Part II Creating the Relationship
- Part III Resulting and Constructive Trusts
- Part IV Equity in Action
- Part V Charities
- Part VI Allocation of Benefit
- Part VII Managing Trusts
- Part VIII Checks, Controls, and Remedies
- Part IX Equity’s Contribution to Remedies