The history of equity and trusts concerns the development of the body of rules known as equity english trust law and its spread into a modern body of trust law around commonwealth and the united states the law of trusts was constructed as part of equity a body of principles made by the courts of chancery which sought to correct the strictness of the common law the trust was an addition to the law of property in the situation where one person held legal title to property but the courts d. Equity and the law of trusts philip h pettit oup oxford aug 23 2012 law 741 pages 0 reviews this well established and respected textbook has been relied upon by students and academic scholars for the last 40 years praised for the clarity of the writing the comprehensive scope of the content and the high level of critical analysis professor philip pettit builds on the strengths of . What is equity and trusts law equity can be defined as of equite fair even 1 the separate body of law developed in the court of chancery which supplements corrects and controls the rules of common law 2 a right recognised by a court of equity trust equity a device by which one person holds property for the benefit of another person a trust imposes a personal equitable obligation upon a person trustee to deal with property for the benefit of another person or class of . Equity and trusts is a unique branch of english law based on a body of principles made by the courts of chancery that focusses on bringing balance to the legal system particularly the common law the law of trusts was constructed as an adjunct to the law of property to tend to situations in which one person holds legal title to a property but the courts decided it is fair just or equitable that another person should benefit from the property there is now an acknowledged division
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