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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment 9th ed isbn 9780414055230

Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment 8th ed


ISBN13: 9781847039101
New Edition ISBN: 9780414055230
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414041257
Published: December 2011
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



Goff & Jones: The Law of Unjust Enrichment (formerly The Law of Restitution) 8th ed

New to this edition:-

  • A new writing team of established experts in the field ensures you have the latest and most reliable reference tool
  • Provides a clear introduction to the principles behind unjust enrichment
  • Covers of the essential ingredients of a claim such as enrichment, at the claimant’s expense and in circumstances that the law deems unjust, such as mistake, undue influence, duress, failure of basis, necessity, secondary liability, and more
  • Covers all possible defences to claims in unjust enrichment
  • Discusses personal and proprietary remedies awarded to successful claimants such as money judgements, trusts, subrogation to extinguished rights, and rescission
  • Includes clear commentary and annotated explanation of all the recent case law
The new 8th edition covers key new cases, including:-
  • Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Group Plc v IRC [2007]
  • Abou-Rahmah v Abacha [2007]
  • Halpern v Halpern [2008]
  • Charter plc v City Index Ltd [2008]
  • Sempra Metals Ltd v IRC [2008]
  • Cobbe v Yeoman's Row Management Ltd [2008]
  • Monro v HMRC [2009]
  • Serious Fraud Office v Lexi Holdings plc [2009]
  • Chief Constable of Greater Manchester v Wigan Athletic AFC Ltd [2009]
  • Test Claimants in the FII Group Litigation v HMRC [2010]
  • Gibb v Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust [2010]
  • Haugesund Kommune v Depfa ACS Bank [2011]
  • Benedetti v Sawiris [2010]
  • R (Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2011]
  • Pitt v Holt [2011]
  • Costello v MacDonald [2011]

Subjects:
Contract Law, Restitution, Common Law Library
Contents:
PART 1 INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 Introduction
PART 2 JUSTIFYING GROUNDS
Chapter 2 Justifying Grounds: Statutes, Judgments, and Natural Obligations;
Chapter 3 Justifying Grounds: Contracts
PART 3 ENRICHMENT
Chapter 4 Enrichment: General Principles
Chapter 5 Enrichment: Types of Benefit
PART 4 AT THE CLAIMANT’S EXPENSE
Chapter 6 At the Claimant’s Expense: Personal Claims
Chapter 7 At the Claimant’s Expense: Proprietary Claims
PART 5 GROUNDS FOR RESTITUTION
Chapter 8 Lack of Consent and Want of Authority
Chapter 9 Mistake
Chapter 10 Duress
Chapter 11 Undue Influence and Unconscionable Bargains
Chapter 12 Failure of Basis: General Principles
Chapter 13 Failure of Basis: Bases of Transfer
Chapter 14 Failure of Basis: Deposits
Chapter 15 Frustrated Contracts
Chapter 16 Anticipated Contracts that Do Not Materialize
Chapter 17 Free Acceptance
Chapter 18 Necessity
Chapter 19 Secondary Liability: Overview
Chapter 20 Secondary Liability: Contribution and Reimbursement
Chapter 21 Secondary Liability: Insurers’ Subrogation Rights
Chapter 22 Money Paid as Taxes and Other Levies that Are Not Due
Chapter 23 Ultra Vires Payments by Public Bodies
Chapter 24 Legal Incapacity
Chapter 25 Illegality
Chapter 26 Benefits Conferred Under Judgments and Orders that Are Later Reversed
PART 6 DEFENCES
Chapter 27 Change of Position
Chapter 28 Ministerial Receipt
Chapter 29 Bona Fide Purchase and Good Consideration
Chapter 30 Estoppel
Chapter 31 Counter Restitution Impossible
Chapter 32 Passing On
Chapter 33 Limitation
Chapter 34 Legal Incapacity
Chapter 35 Illegality
PART 7 REMEDIES
Chapter 36 Personal Remedies
Chapter 37 Proprietary Remedies: General Principles
Chapter 38 Proprietary Remedies: Trusts
Chapter 39 Proprietary Remedies: Subrogation to Extinguished Rights
Chapter 40 Proprietary Restitutionary Remedies: Rescission ;