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AGENCY

Francis Reynolds.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 34268 words.

The law of agency deals with situations where one person acts for another. This chapter discusses the formation of agency; the external effects of agency; the agent and third parties; the...

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At the Expense of the Claimant

Graham Virgo.

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 9813 words.

In order to obtain restitution from the defendant on the ground of unjust enrichment, the claimant must also establish that this enrichment was obtained at the claimant’s expense. There...

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BAILMENT

Norman Palmer.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 32046 words.

Bailment is a distinct legal relationship that exists whenever one person (the bailee) is voluntarily in possession of goods which belong to another (the bailor). The bailee gets a special...

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BANKING

Richard Hooley.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 28709 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of the impact of the global financial crisis which lasted from 2007 to 2009, UK regulatory reform, and the banking and payment services conduct regime....

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CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY AIR AND LAND <sup>1</sup>

Malcolm Clarke.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 15117 words.

This chapter discusses the law on internal carriage and international carriage. Contracts to carry goods by rail or road within the UK are governed by common law. Carriage by air is...

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CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA

Francis Rose.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 25806 words.

This chapter discusses the law of carriage by sea. It covers charterparties (types of charterparties, the regime under which the goods are carried, remedies for breach of the contract...

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CIVIL PROCEDURE

Neil Andrews.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 45605 words.

This chapter first discusses the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR) and the sources of English civil procedure. It then covers the stages in the course of a civil action; commencement of...

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COMPANIES AND OTHER ASSOCIATIONS

John Armour.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 38372 words.

This chapter is organized as follows. Part A considers how associations have been generally treated by English law, and what is meant when they are said to possess ‘artificial personality’....

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Compulsion

Graham Virgo.

in The Principles of the Law of Restitution

August 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 33948 words.

Compulsion, while not a ground of restitution in its own right, is a general principle which underlies a number of specific grounds of restitution. The essence of the principle is that it...

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CONTRACT: IN GENERAL

Ewan McKendrick.

in English Private Law

August 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Civil Law; Company and Commercial Law. 86511 words.

A contract is an agreement which is either enforced by law or recognized by law as affecting the rights and duties of the parties. This chapter on the law of contract discusses the...

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