PRINCIPLES OF EQUITY AND TRUSTS

LAW3ETR

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to the doctrines and institutions of equity. Topics include the relationship between equity and common law, the nature of equitable rights, trusts (including their creation and variation, the duties and powers of the trustee, and the consequences of breach of trust), fiduciary obligations, confidential information, and an overview of equitable remedies.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTobias Barkley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesTutorial problems, take-home examination, assessed quizzes and final examination

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW2FPL AND LAW1LIM AND LAW2CTA AND LAW2RPT

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

A Sourcebook on Equity and Trusts in Australi

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorM W Bryan, SE Degeling, M S Donald, V J Vann

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeLatest

PublisherCambridge University Press

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Equity and Trusts in Australia

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorMW Bryan & VJ Vann

YearN/A

Edition/Volumelatest

PublisherCambridge University Press

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Determine the material facts and identify any factual inquiries which are necessary as they apply to specific law problems
02. Identify the relevant issues of equity and the common law arising from a fact scenario
03. Identify and analyse the relevant statutory provisions and case law as they relate to a specific problem in law
04. Set out and apply the relevant legal principles as they apply to a specific problem in law
05. Structure and communicate a legal argument in clear, grammatical and technically sound language

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTobias Barkley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via video conference.

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,500-word take-home exam 1500 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Centrally administered examination (2500 word equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Two online quizzes (500 word total) Quizzes will be administered on-line

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTobias Barkley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 1,500-word take-home exam 1500 words

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 3-hour final examination Centrally administered examination (2500 word equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Two online quizzes (500 word total) Quizzes will be administered on-line

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4