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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3041C: Trusts

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level 6
Credits 30 ECTS Value 15
Term(s) and duration

This module will run during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Josh Martin (Lecturer)

Pre-requisites

LAW2004C Contract Law

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module introduces students to the law of equity and trusts, including its development, practice and role in shaping various trust instruments and restitutionary claims. It explores and critically appraise how these concepts are applied in modern commercial contexts and changing social conditions. It will also focus on providing students with an understanding of how to use trust instruments and models of ownership effectively, as well as their importance and function in modern-day practice.

The module meets the subject requirements for the Law Society and Bar Standards Board foundations of legal knowledge subject, Equity and Trusts.

Module created

13/10/2017

Last revised

01/04/2021