The Law of Restitution
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|Format:||Paperback, 792 pages, 3rd Revised edition Edition|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 02 December 2010|
Andrew Burrows continues to provide an authoritative account of the law of restitution in the third edition of this highly-praised textbook. Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a wealth of new cases and academic thinking in addition to thorough examination of the subject as a whole. As with previous editions, the author's expert analysis and clarity of style will be invaluable to students and practitioners with an interest in this area of law.
Table of Contents
PART ONE - FUNDAMENTAL IDEAS ; 1. Introduction to unjust enrichment and restitution ; 2. Competing theories ; 3. Benefit ; 4. At the expense of the claimant ; 5. Unjust factors or absence of basis? ; 6. Tracing ; 7. Subrogation ; 8. Proprietary restitution ; PART TWO - UNJUST FACTORS ; 9. Mistake ; 10. Duress ; 11. Undue influence ; 12. Exploitation of weakness ; 13. Human incapacity ; 14. Failure of consideration I ; 15. Failure of consideration II ; 16. Ignorance ; 17. Legal compulsion: compulsory discharge of another's legal liability ; 18. Necessity ; 19. Illegality ; PART THREE - DEFENCES ; 21. Change of position, estoppel and the defence of agency ; 22. Other defences ; PART FOUR - RESTITUTION FOR WRONGS ; 23. Introduction to restitution for wrongs ; 24. Restitution for torts ; 25. Restitution for breach of contract ; 26. Restitution for equitable wrongs ; 27. Defences to restitution for wrongs ; PART FIVE - CONFLICT OF LAWS ; 28. The conflict of laws
About the Author
Andrew Burrows FBA, QC (hon) is Norton Rose Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St. Hugh's College. He is also a Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple, and Honorary Director of the Oxford Law Foundation. He was formerly Law Commissioner for England and Wales 1994-1999.
...this new edition of The Law of Restitution is, without doubt, a wonderful account of this important and fascinating area of law. The Student Law Journal If you are interested in the law of restitution and unjust enrichment, you should add Professor Burrows' The Law of Restitution to your library. It is a thoroughly thought provoking and engaging text. The Student Law Journal
|Publisher: ||Oxford University Press|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 19.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.38 kg)|