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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
Price: £295.00

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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Modern Contract Of Guarantee 3rd English ed isbn 9780414034099

The Modern Contract Of Guarantee 2nd English ed

ISBN13: 9781847035691
New Edition ISBN: 9780414034099
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421641401
Published: December 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The 2nd English edition of The Modern Contract of Guarantee:-

  • Includes analysis of the factors affecting the validity of the guarantee such as duress and undue influence and the liability of the lender for the acts of the principal borrower
  • Examines the construction of guarantees and the meaning of clauses commonly inserted in guarantee
  • Looks at special principles applicable to guarantees which will lead to the guarantee being discharged, and guidance as to how the lender can guard against that eventuality
  • Considers the difficulties which may be faced by the lender in enforcing the guarantee
  • Looks at the rights of guarantors both before and after payment, including rights of set off, indemnity and contribution
  • Provides in-depth analysis of the relevant case law and legislation
  • Gives guidance for drafting contracts of guarantee
  • Includes discussion of developments in England and in the Commonwealth

Contract Law, Commercial Law
Formation and Validity.
Liability and Discharge.
The Rights of the Parties.
Guarantees in Particular Contexts.