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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Estoppel by Conduct and Election 2nd ed isbn 9780414028449

Estoppel by Conduct and Election

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ISBN13: 9780421912106
ISBN: 0421912103
New Edition ISBN: 9780414028449
Published: August 2006
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

This new work provides practitioners and academics with a detailed guide to the doctrine of estoppel. It deals with estoppel by conduct and election, examining both general principles and the particular relationships in which estoppel can arise, such as principal and agent, landlord and tenant, bailor and bailee, licensees of IP and bank and customer, as well as estoppel in different transactions, including insurance, insolvency and company business.

A particular feature is its in-depth analysis of case law to show how underlying principles work in practice in the courts. It covers English and Northern Ireland case law and, where appropriate, case law in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland and Hong Kong.

The features include:-

  • authoritative and comprehensive explanation of estoppel;
  • deals with the many different types of estoppel, including promissory estoppel,
  • estoppel by convention and representation,
  • proprietary estoppel and election;
  • explains general principles, as well as the application of the doctrine in specific areas of law;
  • looks at estoppel of common law and in equity;
  • illustrates how estoppel works by in-depth analysis of case law;
  • deals with procedural matters and shows how estoppel can be used as a defence.

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Contract Law
Construction of representations.
Causation: inducement and change of position.
Parties to an estoppel.
Estoppel by deed.
Estoppel by convention.
Estoppels in relationships.
Estoppels in transactions.
Proprietary estoppel.
Quasi-estoppel and equitable defences.
Promissory estoppel.
Estoppels and election in litigation.
Affirmative defences.
Practice and procedure.

Series: Contract Law Library

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Misrepresentation, Mistake and Non-Disclosure 4th ed ISBN 9780414057036
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Damages for Breach of Contract ISBN 9780414055469
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Published February 2016
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