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Andrew Burrows continues to provide an authoritative account of the law of restitution in the third edition of this highly-praised textbook. Fully revised and updated, this edition includes a wealth of new cases and academic thinking in addition to thorough examination of the subject as a whole. As with previous editions, the author’s expert analysis and clarity of style will be invaluable to students and practitioners with an interest in this area of law.
About the Author
Andrew Burrows FBA, QC (hon) is Norton Rose Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St. Hugh’s College. He is also a Barrister and Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple, and Honorary Director of the Oxford Law Foundation. He was formerly Law Commissioner for England and Wales 1994-1999.
Arranged thematically and covering the entire breadth of the law of carriage of goods by sea, including bills of lading and charterparties, limitation, admiralty claims, and maritime arbitration, this book discusses the underlying principles of contract, agency, tort, and bailment as well as the business of carriage, and shippers’ and carriers’ obligations, rights and immunities. The scope and application of the Rotterdam Rules is covered in a dedicated chapter, which guides the reader on this important international instrument which was signed in 2009, but is not yet in force. Coverage of the main provisions and changes to be implemented in accordance with the Rotterdam Rules also feature throughout. The underlying principles to documents of carriage, international regulation, and the responsibilities and obligations of the skipper and carrier are all addressed in this single volume resource.
Fifty years on from its original publication, Hla Hart’s The Concept of Law is widely recognized as the most important work of legal philosophy published in the twentieth century. It is a classic book in the field of legal scholarship and remains the starting point for most students coming to the subject for the first time.
Known as Hart’s most famous work, The Concept of Law emerged from a set of lectures that Hart began to deliver in 1952 in which he developed a sophisticated view of legal positivism. Hart revolutionized the methods of jurisprudence and the philosophy of law in the English-speaking world by bringing the tools of analytic, and especially linguistic, philosophy to bear on the central problems of legal theory.
In this third edition, Leslie Green provides a new introduction that sets the book in the context of subsequent developments in social and political philosophy, clarifying misunderstandings of Hart’s project and highlighting central tensions and problems in the work. The Concept of Law remains a must-read for anyone interested in the great thinkers of the 20th century.
The Oxford Revision Series: Business Law is an examination preparatory book meant for quick revision of the entire syllabus before the examination.
- Designed in line with the undergraduate syllabus of business law prescribed in Malaysian public and private universities
- Wide topic coverage suitable for quick revision of business law
- Provides updated case laws and legislations from Malaysia and other countries
- Include practice questions with answers at the end of every chapter
- Concise summary to enable quick revisions on important concepts and learned principles