Re-thinking administrative unworkability in discretionary trusts


This article seeks to explain the current doctrine of administrative unworkability as it applies to discretionary trusts in the context of English trust law with a view to identifying some of its problems and suggesting a reframing of the doctrine in terms of economic viability in the light of modern information technology.

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Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Law School
Additional Information: This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Trusts and Trustees following peer review. The version of record James Brown, Mark Pawlowski, (2021), Re-thinking administrative unworkability in discretionary trusts, Trusts & Trustees, 27(5), pgs. 363-368 is available online at:
Publication ISSN: 1752-2110
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Published Date: 2021-07-31
Accepted Date: 2021-03-31
Authors: Brown, James (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-4014-6824)
Pawlowski, Mark



Version: Accepted Version

Access Restriction: Restricted to Repository staff only until 31 July 2023.

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