Monthly Archives: March 2018

Quistclose trust essay

A Quistclosetrust is a specific type of trust in common law jurisdictions that arises between a debtor and a creditor, when the debtor undertakes to use the loan in a particular way, and segregates the creditor’s money from his general … Continue reading

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Retaining title means losing payment

This was a practical legal research question last year on the LPC course. We answered this question and thought it throws up an interesting issue of retention of title clauses backfiring. please have a read. Many businesses will have retention … Continue reading

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The Police Force in England and Wales operates in a fair and unprejudiced way.

This paper will begin by giving a critical review of racism and institutional racism and will link this with fair and unprejudiced way and the effects it has on the Police Force. This paper will highlight the instances of racism … Continue reading

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Assisted Suicide – Criminal Law update

In December 2013, nine Supreme Court justices heard the appeal brought by Mr Nicklinson’s widow, Jane, and two people in a similar predicament, against the Court of Appeal’s decision in Nicklinson v Ministry of Justice [2013] EWCA Civ 961. That … Continue reading

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The Trustee’s Duty of Investment dummy text

Question “The provisions of the Trustee Act 2000 do not provide trustees with unlimited powers of investment and delegation. In truth, the Act contained substantial safeguards against unlimited trustee powers in investment and delegation.” Critically discuss this statement. Introduction The … Continue reading

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What is a Trust and what are it’s principle applications?

First this article will discuss what the exact nature of the trusts is? Furthermore, it will discuss whether we should continue on the premise that is can be exactly defined. Second this article will critically examine the principle applications of … Continue reading

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Mitchell v Glasgow City Council Summary

Mitchell v Glasgow City Council 2009 WL 289442 Facts: • Drummond (D) killed his neighbour, James Mitchell (J) by striking him on the head • D and J had had a long history of violence and threat directed from D … Continue reading

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The proposed Statutory Residence Test does little to improve the state of the law relating to the residence of an individual for tax purposes

Budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced that the Government would introduce a statutory definition of residency for tax purposes.[1] The objective behind defining residency for tax purposes, through a statutory residence test, is to provide a system of assessing residency that … Continue reading

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The rising prison population in England and Wales

Recent events, including the 2011 riots that shocked our civilised jurisdiction,[1] coupled with the infamous comments made by Judge Peters Bowers that a burglar was “courageous” for breaking into someone’s property and that prison is rarely an appropriate course of … Continue reading

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The Sales of Goods Act 1979 places the risk upon the party who should bear it

When dealing with passing of property and risk, we have to keep in mind there are different categories of goods. There is a huge division made in the Sale of Goods Act 1979 between specific goods and ‘unascertained’goods. We can … Continue reading

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