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Palmer on Bailment 3rd ed

Edited by: Norman Palmer

ISBN13: 9781847030689
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421458402
Published: November 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £539.00

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A detailed guide to the problems of bailment that commonly arise in practice. It examines the nature of bailment as it relates to other facets of the law of obligations such as the law of sale of goods, contract and tort.

  • ides extensive and authoritative treatment of all aspects of the subject of bailment
  • Offers unequalled explanation of the oncept and principle of bailment
  • Examines the relationship between bailment and the law of sale of goods, contract and tort
  • Covers a range of specific bailments, including involuntary bailment, constructive bailment and gratuitous custody
  • Guides practitioners through the problems of bailment that commonly arise in practice
  • Explains how bailment impacts on a wide range of practice areas- including banking, insurance, finance leasing, international trade, carriage of goods, construction, insolvency, art loans and exhibitions, the proceeds of crime
  • Shows how the principles apply in practice through detailed analysis of case law • Deals with claims and remedies
  • Analyses jurisdiction and choice of law issues
  • Considers Commonwealth case law making the work relevant throughout the common law world
  • The Author: Professor Norman Palmer CBE is a Visiting Professor of Law at King's College London and practises as a barrister from 3 Stone Buildings, Lincoln's Inn.

Commercial Law
Part 1 General;
Definition and Scope
Classifications and Distinctions
Possession and Permission (Bailments and Licences)
Possession and Knowledge
Service Agency and Possession
Gratuitous Bailment and Bailment for Reward
Part 2 Specific Bailments;
Depositum or Gratuitous Custody
Mandatum or Gratuitous Work and Labour
Commodatum or Gratuitous Loan
Involuntary Bailment
Locatio Custodiae, the Safekeeping of Goods for Reward
Locatio Operis Faciendi, Work and Labour for Reward
Carriage of Goods by Road and General Carriage
Locatio Rei, the Hire of Goods
Constructive Bailment
Bailment by Attornment
Finders and Other Unrequested Keepers
Boarding House Keepers
Part 3 Claims and Remedies;
Common Law Remedies of Bailor and Bailee
Bailments and Third Parties
Fixtures, Mixtures and Tracing
Damages and Restitution
Equitable Remedies
Limitation Periods
Exclusion Clauses
Jurisdiction and Choice of Law