Equity: Doctrines and Remedies
is a scholarly legal textbook originally composed by Justice Roderick Meagher
, Justice William Gummow
and Justice John Lehane
. It is the preeminent publication on equity
and is highly regarded in common law jurisdictions.
The book is now in its fourth edition, published in 2002. Justice Dyson Heydon of the High Court of Australia has now taken over Justice Gummow's position as co-editor.
The book is divided into the following parts:
- The Background of Equity
- The Basic Concepts of Equity
- Assurances and Assignments
- Unconscionable Transactions
- Deceased Estates
- Equitable Defences
- Miscellaneous Doctrines
- Meagher, R. P., Gummow,W.M.C., Lehane, J.R.F. (1984 ed) Equity, doctrines and remedies Sydney : Butterworths. ISBN 0409491527