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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Goods in Transit 4th ed isbn 9780414062108

Goods in Transit and Frieght Fowarding 3rd ed


ISBN13: 9780414028401
New Edition ISBN: 9780414062108
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847037725
Published: December 2013
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This new 3rd edition draws together aspects of commercial, shipping, contract, agency, bailment, property and transport law to provide comprehensive guidance through the law of freight forwarding and carriage of goods.

It looks in detail at the contracts involved and the recourse available when contracts are breached. Its focus is international, dealing with cross-border ship, road and rail forwarding.

  • Discusses legal principles in depth, so the foundations on which contracts are drawn up and cases disputed are clear
  • Provides detailed analysis of agency law in relation to carriage of goods and international trade law
  • Goes through the documents in common use in international carriage
  • Examines in detail the issues that can give rise to legal action
  • Analyses liability issues, remedies and damages in depth
  • Looks at the various International Transport Conventions
  • Shows how the courts have applied the law in practice through detailed analysis of recent case law
  • Includes Scottish cases for the first time
  • Discusses the issues raised by outsourcing and logistics contracts
  • Presents key source material in appendices, including SITPRO Standard Form Aligned Documents, International Carriage Conventions and domestic statutes

Subjects:
Shipping, Transport and Maritime Law
Contents:
Contract to Carry or Contract to Arrange.
The Status of Agency.
Agents and Third Parties.
Ownership, possession, & risk.
Bills of Lading, Waybills and Consignment, Notes in Convention Carriage.
Documents of Title and Pledge.
Entries on Bills of Lading, Consignment Notes and Other Receipts.
Contract.
Misrepresentation and Deceit.
Bailment.
Tort.
Restitution Including Contribution, Reimbursement and Subrogation.
Assignment and Other Transfers of Rights of Suit and Obligation.
Damages.
Carriers.
International Transport Conventions.
Liability Regimes.
Containers.
Incorporation of Trade Conditions Into Contracts.
Contract and Repudiation.
Deviation Exemption Clauses and the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977.
Limitation of Liability.
Time Bars.
Charges and Payments.
Rights of Lien.
Liabilities of the Merchant.
Redirection of Goods in Transit, Delivery and Competing Claims.