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Equity and Trusts

LAW302 This course builds on doctrines encountered in contracts, property and corporate and partnership law.

Recent Cases - Equity - Queensland


Chapman v Wilson [2013] QCA 235

This case concerned a testamentary trust which provided for a life interest in the "income and profits" of an estate.

Canehire Pty Ltd v Themis Holdings Pty Ltd [2014] QCA 296

An important case concerning the a decision addressing how and when property, purchased ostensibly on trust, vests.

Cornerstone Property & Development Pty Ltd v Suellen Properties Pty Ltd [2014] QSC 265

This case concerned allegations against a director for misusing information known to her  to divert a business opportunity to another company of which she was the sole director.

Recent Cases - Trusts - Queensland


Thorne Developments Pty Ltd v Thorne [2015] QSC 156

This is a recent decision of the Supreme Court considering the interaction between theTrusts Act 1973 and those provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) ss 601-601AH, which address how the trust property of a deregistered corporate trustee is to be dealt with.

Re Arthur Brady Family Trust: Re Trekmore Trading Trust [2014] QSC 244

This matter concerned two identical applications, brought pursuant to s94 of the Trusts Act 1973, to amend the vesting date of two discretionary trusts. 

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