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English private law

Author: A S Burrows
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford principles of English law.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Following its publication in 2000, this work quickly established itself as a key point of reference on English private law for lawyers in the UK and throughout the world. The book acts as an accessible first point of reference for practitioners approaching a private law issue for the first time, whilst simultaneously providing a lucid, concise and authoritative overview of all the key areas of private law. Each  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A S Burrows
ISBN: 9780199227945 0199227942
OCLC Number: 170034829
Description: ccxlv, 1848 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Sources of law / John Bell --
Family / Stephen Cretney --
Companies and other associations / John Armour --
Property : general principles / William Swadling --
Security / Lionel Smith --
Intellectual property / William Cornish --
Succession / Roger Kerridge --
Contract : in general / Sir Guenter Treitel --
Agency / Francis Reynolds --
Sale of goods / Ewan McKendrick --
Carriage of goods by air and land / Malcolm Clarke --
Insurance / Malcolm Clarke --
Banking / Richard Hooley --
Employment / Mark Freedland --
Bailment / Norman Palmer --
Torts and equitable wrongs / James Edelman and John Davies --
Unjust enrichment / Charles Mitchell --
Insolvency / Michael Bridge --
Private international law / Adrian Briggs --
Judicial remedies / Andrew Burrows --
Civil procedure / Neil Andrews.
Series Title: Oxford principles of English law.
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Burrows.

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This work has become a key point of reference on English private law for lawyers in the UK and throughout the world. Readers will find a lucid, concise, and authoritative overview of all the key  Read more...

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there must be very few of us who would not benefit from, and be much better informed as a result of having a copy of 'English Private Law' on our shelves. Stephen Watterson, LQR, 124

 
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Excellent overarching summary of English law

by Legis (WorldCat user published 2012-03-07) Very Good Permalink

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- To the point

- Clearly written

- Fairly comprehensive

Weaknesses:

- Some topics only get superficial coverage

- Hardly any cross referencing between related topics in different chapters

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