Defences in Unjust Enrichment

Edited by: Andrew Dyson, James Goudkamp, Frederick Wilmot-Smith

This book is the third in a series of essay collections on defenses in private law, addressing defenses to liability arising in contract. The essays range from those adopting a predominantly black-letter approach to those that examine the law from a more theoretical or historical perspective. Some essays focus on individual defenses, while some are concerned with the links between defenses or with how defenses relate to the structure of contract law generally. One goal of the book is to determine what light can be shed on contract law doctrines by analyzing them through the lens of defenses. Many scholars are unaccustomed to thinking of defenses to contract law and so fresh light is shed on an old topic. Addressed toward all major common law jurisdictions, the book offers fascinating and informative contributions to this complex, important, but neglected field of academic enquiry. The contributors - judges and academics - are all leading jurists. (Series: Hart Studies in Private Law: Essays on Defences) [Subject: Private Law, Contract Law]


Publication Date: 3/31/2016
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781849467254