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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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Commercial Litigation: Damages and Other Remedies for Breach of Contract 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9781854187482
Previous Edition ISBN: 1854183974
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Thorogood Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback, A4
Price: £145.00

This is a Print On Demand Title.
The publisher will print a copy to fulfill your order. Books can take between 1 to 3 weeks. Looseleaf titles between 1 to 2 weeks.

This valuable report has been completely updated since it first appeared in 2002: it includes accounts of all the most recent important cases and highlights significant changes in the way that the courts now assess damages. It sets out a systematic approach for assessing the remedies available for various types of breach of contract, what the remedies mean in terms of compensation and how the compensation is calculated. It also examines recent case law as well as classic earlier cases and explores the issues involved; in particular the defences. The report provides numerous examples of effective drafting of terms for controlling and limiting remedies - as well as illustrating the type of poor drafting to be avoided. Plus it also includes helpful tables, figures and calculations and a search analysis of the mathematical and financial implications of awarded damages.

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Commercial Law, Courts and Procedure
1. Introduction
Contract breach and remedy
Contract or tort

2. Alternatives to litigation for breach of contract
Contractual alternatives to litigation
Procedural alternatives to litigation

3. Basic principles
Repudiatory breach
Anticipatory breach
Risks for the innocent party
Contractual right of termination
Basis for damages
Objective of damages
Loss or damage suffered
Public policy
Foreseeability of loss
Expectation loss
Reliance loss

4. Measuring damages
Compensation as if the contract had been performed
Intervening events
Consequential loss or damage
Time for assessment
The rule against double counting
Foreign currency
Deposits and part payments
Liquidated damages
Contributory negligence

5. Specific kinds of awards
Loss of a chance
Disappointment or mental distress
Loss of amenity

6. Other remedies
Claim for an agreed sum
Equitable remedies
Specific performance
Declaratory judgment
Account of profits