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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:
Collier's Conflict of Laws 4th ed isbn 9780521513531

Conflict of Laws 3rd ed

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J. G. CollierUniversity of Cambridge

ISBN13: 9780521782609
ISBN: 0521782600
New Edition ISBN: 9780521513531
Published: September 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780521787819

This clear and authoritative introduction to the principles of private international law, a complex and rapidly changing area, now appears in a revised and fully updated form. The English conflict of laws is a body of rules whose purpose is to assist an English court in deciding a case which contains a foreign element. In this new third edition, the chapters on tort, jurisdiction, and staying of actions have been almost entirely rewritten. The chapter on the Brussels and Lugano Conventions has been recast and expanded. The growing influence of European Union law on UK private international law is evident in this new edition, which will be a valuable text for students and practitioners alike.

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Preface; Table of statutes; Table of cases
Part I. General Principles: 1. Introduction; 2. Characteristics of the English conflict of laws; 3. Choice of law rules; 4. Proof of foreign law; 5. Domicile and residence; 6. Substance and procedure
Part II. Jurisdiction and Foreign Judgments: 7. Jurisdiction of the English courts; 8. Staying of English actions and restraint of foreign proceedings; 9. Foreign judgments; 10. Jurisdiction and judgments in the EU; 11. Arbitration
Part III. Law of Obligations: 12. Contact; 13. Tort
Part IV. Property and Successions: 14. Property inter vivos; 15. Succession; 16. Matrimonial property relations; 17. Trusts
Part V. Family Law: 18. Marriage; 19. Matrimonial causes; 20. Children; Guardianship, custody and other orders; Legitimacy and legitimation; Adoption; Declarations as to status
Part VI. Exclusion and Foreign Laws: 21. Public policy
Part VII. Theoretical Considerations: 22. Reasons for and basis of the conflict laws; 23. Public international law and the conflict of laws.