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Vol 23 No 1 Jan/Feb 2018

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The Law of Privilege

Edited by: Bankim Thanki
Price: £195.00

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment 8th ed isbn 9781847039101

Goff & Jones: The Law of Restitution 7th ed with 1st Supplement

ISBN13: 9780414041257
New Edition ISBN: 9781847039101
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421926004
Published: April 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback & Supplement
Price: Out of print

This title supplies definitive guidance on the theory, principles and practical application of the law of restitution.

  • The 1st Supplement was published in April 2009 Li>The Main Work was published in December 2006
  • It examines the underlying principles of unjust enrichment, and explains the various ways a right to restitution can arise.
  • It covers the theory and practical application of Mistake, Compulsion, Necessity and Ineffective Transactions.
  • It shows how the principles have been applied by the courts through detailed analysis of case law.
  • It sets out the available defences to claims for restitution.
  • It considers the implications of recent case law, including the Court of Appeal decisions in
    • R McDonald v Coys of Kensington,
    • Boake Allen Ltd v Commissioners for Revenue and Customs
    • Brennan v Bolt Burden.
It features many substantially rewritten chapters - including those on Breach of Fiduciary Relationships, Breach of Confidence and Change of Position - reflecting the rapid evolution of the law in this area.