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Goff & Jones: the law of unjust enrichment

By Charles Mitchell, Paul Mitchell and Stephen Watterson


NEW IN THE 8TH 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

Topics: K Law (General)
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Year: 2011
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Provided by: LSE Research Online
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