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.