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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Foskett on Compromise 8th ed isbn 9780414051331

The Law and Practice of Compromise with Precedents 7th ed

ISBN13: 9781847038081
New Edition ISBN: 9780414051331
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421903007
Published: July 2010
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The Law and Practice of Compromise provides authoritative guidance on this area, enabling disputing parties to avoid litigation wherever possible and secure their agreement in enforceable form.

  • Provides guidance on the law of compromise from initial procedure to enforcement
  • Deals individually with different types of dispute, including: settlements in Chancery litigation; matrimonial, family and inheritance disputes; serious personal injury claims involving children or patients; employment contract disputes; landlord and tenant, boundary, and construction disputes
  • Sets out the legal foundations of compromise and the essential requirements of a valid compromise
  • Offers guidance and advice as to best practice, including the requirements of professional ethics in various situations
  • Examines the procedure of compromise, its machinery and methods, with particular attention to Part 36 of the CPR

Courts and Procedure
The legal foundation and consequences of compromise
The machinery, practice and enforcement of a compromise
The practice on impeachment of a compromise
Offers and costs
The role of legal advisers in compromise
Insurance interests and compromise
Chancery litigation
Matrimonial, family and inheritance disputes
The settlement of serious personal injury claims involving children or patients
Employment contracts and compromise
Landlord and tenant and boundary disputes
Construction litigation
Administrative court proceedings
Appeals and ADR