12. Breach of trust web links

Trustees' duties

Paul Matthews, "Indemnities For Retiring Trustees" (1990) Vol 1, Issue 2, p.27.


This article asks the question: "Where UK resident trustees of an English law trust retire in favour of offshore trustees, how can they protect themselves against liabilities which are then contingent or unquantified (e.g., taxation) for which they may thereafter be chargeable?"

A full report of Wight v. Olswang no. 1 (The Times, 18 May 1999) on the subject of exemption clauses can be found on the following link:


Law Commission 'Limitation of Actions' Report No 270 (2001)


Target Holdings v Redferns (HL)


Law Commission 'Trustee exemption clauses' Consultation Paper 171 2nd December 2002

Law Commission Report on Trustee Exemption Clauses (LC 301, 19th July 2006)


AIB Group (UK) Plc v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors (2013) http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2013/45.html

Court of Appeal on trustee liability

Santander UK Plc v RA Legal Solicitors [2013] EWHC 1380 (QB)


on relief under Trustee Act s.61

AIB Group (UK) plc v. Mark Redler and Co Solicitors


Supreme Court on liability for losses caused by breach of trust

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